How to go about changing banks

The Bank Switching Service enables you to move to a new bank for free

How to go about changing banks

The Bank Switching Service enables you to move to a new bank for free

How to go about switching banks

The free bank switching service makes it easy to change banks. No fewer than 68 000 people used this service in 2019. All you have to do is open an account at your new bank and fill in a request form to switch banks.

  1. Open a current account or savings account at your new bank
  2. Submit a request to switch banks online or fill in a request form and send it to your new bank
  3. Relax and let your new bank do all the work!
Switch to KBC Brussels

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 Brussels, 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. Just contact your other bank.
This document will help you on your way:

Switch to KBC Brussels

Totally want to move to us? Great! You can also move your savings accounts, investments and pension savings from your former bank. You’ll have to switch those yourself, but help is still at hand. Contact KBC Brussels Live and they'll be happy to tell you the best way to do this.

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