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Czech Republic - Banking
In order to open a bank account you must provide:
- Passport or travel ID
- Copy of registration with Czech authorities, visa, or temporary residence permit
- Address and local contact telephone number
Banks are generally open between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Most banks are closed on weekends.
Foreign exchange offices are located throughout the major cities, especially in tourist areas. Most charge a 2% commission, but may have other hidden charges.
Note: Prague's 24-hour Chequepoints charge a 10% commission on cash withdrawals.
A complete list of banks in Prague can be found by visiting the website of the Czech National Bank: http://www.cnb.cz/en/bd_seznam04.php
Some popular banks:
Vaclavske Namesti 13, Prague 1
Tel: 800 124 100
Evropska 178, Prague 6
Tel: 233 061 111
Ceská Konsolidacní Agentura
Janovskeho 438/2, Prague 7
Tel: 220 141 111
Opletalova 4, Prague 1
Tel: 224 443 636
HNB Bank Czech Republic
Náměstí Republiky 3a, Prague 1
Tel: 221 119 615
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