The cost of opening an account: From 450 EUR
The cost of opening an account:
From 450 EUR

General information

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Citadele banka is the State Bank of Latvia. It was established on June 30, 2010. The bank started its independent activity on August 1, 2010 after successful completion of the restructuring of Parex banka during which the assets of Parex banka were transferred to the newly created bank Citadele. In 2011, it undertook the obligations to dispense deposits of the clients of Latvijas Krājbanka. In May 2011, the state decided to sell its shares, and the process of attracting stable and long-term investor to the bank has been initiated. In May 2011, Citadele bank fully repaid the Eurobonds in the amount of EUR 200 million, which were issued in 2006 and had a maturity in May 2011. Thus, Citadele Bank has successfully completed its long-term liabilities.
The Bank has 1260 emplyees. There is Russian-speaking staff
Agreement on legal assistance to the Russian Federation was concluded; Agreement on avoidance of double taxation was concluded; AML legislation is strictly observed.


Terms of opening for admission (days):
Opening terms for cancellation (days):
Не требуется
Description of activity:
Account type:
Types of accounts:
Personal; Corporate; Settlement
Departure to the bank:
Visiting is not required, there is a representative office in Moscow
Required documents:
Copies of the constituent documents of the company, copy of the passport of director/authorized representative
Account opening, probability:
Calculated and perceived
Particularities during account opening:
Opening an account is possible without entry into the country of the bank


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Balance, minimum:
0 €
An initial fee :
0 €
Annual turnover (minimum):
0 €
Transaction speed:
Standard transfer is carried out with the deadline for submission of order before 12.00 (Latvian time) - on the same business day (for EUR). If the payment order is submitted after the specified time before the end of the banking day (17:30), the date of

Services and costs

Cost of translation:
Standard delivery - 0.1% (minimum - 12 EUR, maximum - 50 EUR plus 12 EUR. Urgent payment - 0.2% (minimum - 20 EUR, maximum EUR 75 plus EUR 12
Cost of enrollment:
Fee for crediting funds to the account is EUR 3
Cost of account maintenance:
Opening an account costs 1,5 LVL for individuals and from 10 LVL to EUR 100 for enterprises. The content of the current account: if the average account balance is less than LVL 100 000 is 2.50 LVL per month, if the average account balance is equal to or more than 100 000 LVL - free of charge. Account Closure - 5 LVL. Cash withdrawals - 0.5% (minimum 5 EUR)
Access to the account:
Settlement system by fax and electronic payments are processed manually. Internet banking system. Cost of service is included in the fee for opening an account. Issuance of DIGIPASS - 30 LVL
Bank services:
The Bank provides a full range of banking and financial services, including servicing private and corporate clients, providing services of private-banking, asset management, investment activities, crediting, as well as large range of card products, modern online banking services
Bank cards:
Citadele Bank cooperates with the American Express® and remains the only partner of American Express® in Latvia and Lithuania, allowed to issue credit cards American Express. Citadele Maestro payment card with a service charge of 20 EUR per year. Credit cards - American Express Business Card (50 EUR per year); Credit cards American Express Gold Business Card (100 EUR per year); Credit card MasterCard Business (45 EUR per year); MasterCard Business Gold (70 EUR per year)
Cost of extracts storing:
Automatic account statement preparation in the Bank, if there was a turnover on the account (service is available only for settlement accounts of legal entities and accounts to which payment card is attached),1 per month-LVL 2 per month; once a week- LVL3
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