±A - Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Our monthly newsletter contains health and financial news, expat articles, social media recommendations and more.
±A - Join Our Community
±A - Read Our Guide
±A - Compare Quotes and Save
±A - Listen to the Podcast
±A - Expert Financial
±A - ExpatFocus Partners
Bank and profeswsional reference letter question
In order to open a bank account there are bank and professional letter requirements.
Can these letters be sent by PDF and email or are originals required?
I am a Canadian currently working in Haiti and getting originals will be somewhat difficult but getting PDF will be easy.
Also for other documentation such as statements and income tax returns. Can these just be printed off PDF or will I need originals? ( I don’t have “originals” since everything I do financially is on line and electronic.)
Finally can anyone give recommendations for a specific bank and branch that speaks English, is expat friendly and where I would be able to open an account easily and quickly? I only want to be in Panama for one business day for this initial trip.
My eventual goal is a friendly nations visa and residency.
Expat Health Insurance Partners
Bupa Global is one of the world’s largest international health insurers. We offer direct access to over 1.3m medical providers worldwide, and we settle directly with most so you don’t have to pay up front for your treatment. We provide access to leading specialists without the need to see your family doctor first and ensure that you have the same level of cover wherever you might be, home or away.
Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.