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which free bank account in france?

hello english forum! first post here.

many banks in france seem to offer "free" accounts to french residents, but do not offer these accounts to people not resident in france, or attach requirements such as salary or minimum monthly amount, minimum monthly transactions, etc.

Anyone knows of a bank in france offering a free bank account without requirements? no need for cheques or credit cards, just bank account and maestro card for a swiss resident?
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Old 26.09.2017, 12:31
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Re: which free bank account in france?

https://www.french-property.com/guid...ng-an-account/

You cannot have a secret account, and the bank will inform your canton tax office that you have the account.
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Re: which free bank account in france?

why does it have to be a French account?

As per usual I would recommend www.dkb.de - they love Swiss residents, and you can use the account in France just like a French one. It's free for everyone who gets it, regardless of residence or other details.

Just the "whoever gets it" seems a bit unpredictable, but once and if you do you should be fine.
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