Here are some of the banking options available for international students with good conditions

Santander Bank has an office at Carlos III University (building  15). To set the account is free and it does not have maintainance fees including closing your account after the program.

  • Free money transfers online inside Spain
  • Free debit card
  • It´s free to get money on ATMs

To open an account here you will need:
  • Your passport
  • Acceptance letter from the University
  • Housing contract
  • Bank statements from previous year (if you are not economically independent, you will need to provide the bank statements of your parents)
  • 50 euros to open the account with the minimum balance.

The Santander Bank office on campus is open all year except for the month of August (and holidays/non lective days).

In case you prefer to visit an office or ATM outside campus in Getafe, here you have some of them: