Opening a bank account in Croatia

Croatia is one of the most popular countries for immigration of individuals and business relocation. However, in order to live comfortably in this country and conduct business activities, it is necessary to open a Croatian bank account. Opening a bank account for individuals may be required in connection with issuing a work visa, citizenship or residence permit, real estate purchase, payment for education, etc. For legal entities planning to open a branch office in Croatia, an account is needed to accept payments within the country and conduct business in other countries. The Lawtter Solutions law firm offers its clients appropriate services. Our specialists will ensure the fastest and most convenient bank account opening in Croatia.

The cost of the service

1 100 EUR*

Term for opening a bank account

1-3 months



Account opening type


Opening an account

Basic information about opening a bank account in Croatia

All banking organizations in Croatia are regulated by the Croatian National Bank – Hrvatska Narodna Banka. This regulator is responsible for issuing licenses and monitoring financial institutions’ compliance.

A non-resident can open an account in Croatia. A non-resident has the right to open various types of accounts, including current, savings, investment, and settlement accounts. Individuals can obtain a bank card and make payments in euros or Croatian kuna.


Legal entities can open multi-currency accounts and conduct transactions in different currencies. It is possible to open an account remotely in Croatia. You can submit documents and undergo verification online. When registering an account for a legal entity, depositing a minimum amount of funds is necessary. For example, the minimum contribution for the Croatian equivalent of an LLC will be 2,850 euros. In the future, you can spend this money at your discretion.



Advantages of opening an account in Croatia


Opening up a bank account in Croatia allows individuals and companies to gain important advantages. For example:


Funds protection

Croatia provides a high degree of security for client accounts with a well-developed system of protection and insurance.

Low fees

Commissions and fees vary from bank to bank, but in general, they are favorable for customers.

Lending is available to non-residents

One can open an account in a Croatian bank to obtain a loan and develop a business in Croatia.

Ability to conduct business activities within the EU

Croatia is a member of the EU, so companies can conduct business activities and receive payments from any other country that is a member of the European Union.

Technological sophistication

Croatian banks are technologically advanced. They make it convenient to check the balance, track expenses, and make investments. Support service can also be contacted quickly.