Banking in Gibraltar

Information on opening a bank account in Gibraltar, what documents to provide, the credit and debit cards, payment methods, cheques and more...

Gibraltar is an established centre of retail and investment banking. Banks in the territory are part of the Gibraltar Bankers' Association and are regulated by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission.

Conducted in English, banking is relatively straight forward and in line with other English-speaking western countries.

Retail Banks in Gibraltar

The main commercial banks in Gibraltar are Gibraltar International Bank and NatWest International. Savings accounts are also available with the Royal Gibraltar Post Office. It is necessary to be a resident of Gibraltar in order to open an account.

Building Societies in Gibraltar

Mortgages, savings accounts and bonds are also available at two building societies; Leeds Building Society and Newcastle Building Society.

Private Banking in Gibraltar

Private banking services are also available in Gibraltar. There are a number of private banks including the following:

Banks in Gibraltar are generally open from 09:00-16:30.