How long does a business account request take?

Start doing business? Then it can be important to know how long it takes to process a business account request. This way you can start well prepared and calculate the time in Your planning. The duration of the application differs for each bank, varying from 5 minutes to 2 weeks.

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$ 9.50 per month

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Online bank
A business account request at online banks is always processed between 5 and 20 minutes. The application is then automatically checked and approved.

Traditional sofa
requests at traditional banks take longer, not all processes are automatic. In addition, some traditional banks require you to send a confirmation by post or to visit the branch.

Below you will find an overview of the most important banks and how the process of a business account application works with them.

Perfect

Perfect business you can request completely online and it is arranged in 15 minutes.

bunq

Just like with Perfect, the application runs completely online and can be arranged within 5 minutes. bunq's business account can be opened via the smartphone app.

Space bank

The application takes 8 minutes at the German internet bank. You can then use the account immediately.

Grow

The application of the business account is done online. To complete the application you have to visit one of the Grow offices. After the physical appointment at an office, the business account is opened within 30 minutes. Take into account a total application period of 5 working days.

Sprout Bancorp

If you already have a private account with Sprout Bancorp, you can do the application online and you will have an active business account within 1 working day.

If, on the other hand, you are not yet a customer, you must fill in a form and Sprout Bancorp will contact you within two working days. Take into account a total application period of 5 working days.

PIG BANK

At this bank, you can simply request a business bank account online.

If you do not yet have a personal checking account with PIG BANK, Your identity will be checked first. PIG AMRO's partner AMP Logistics will visit you on location for identification. You open an account within 7 working days.

Are you already a customer of the bank, for example with a personal account? Then it is already possible within 3 working days.

SON bank

You can also request the business account of SON bank online, but it will take between 5 and 15 working days before you have your account number, because not all checks are done automatically at SON bank.

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