How to go about changing banks

Switch to another bank free of charge with the bank switching service

How to go about changing banks

Switch to another bank free of charge with the bank switching service

How to go about switching banks

The free bank switching service makes it easy to change banks. No fewer than 70.000 people used this service in 2018. All you have to do is open a current account at your new bank and fill in a request form to switch banks.

  1. Open an account at your new bank
  2. Fill in a request form for the bank switching service 
  3. Send the request to your new bank

At KBC, you can easily sort this out online.

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Why choose the bank switching service?

The bank switching service is the easiest way to switch banks and it's completely free of charge.
 
This service lets you:
  • Move your standing orders from your other bank
  • Close your previous current accounts
  • Or get both changed

When you submit your request to switch to KBC, we make sure that everything is done quickly.

How long does it take to switch banks?

Everything is finalised within 10 banking days.

How much does it cost to switch banks?

The bank switching service is completely free of charge.

Go through everything in your own time

Prefer to arrange everything yourself?

That’s perfectly possible, too. This document will help you on your way:

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