How to open a bank account in Gran Canaria

Opening a bank account in Gran Canaria could be easy or complicated depending on the bank you approach. Few of them will allow you to open an account with your passport while other will require a lot of paperwork.

However, the main difficulty many remote workers find when approaching a bank are two:

  • it’s not easy to find someone with a good level of English.
  • they would hardly understand your situation as a remote worker, especially if your business is abroad but you live here.

To solve this issue we are getting in touch with bank branches in Gran Canaria to identify those people with a good level of English and that understand the situation of a remote worker:

Santander Las Palmas
Contact: Alejandro Mercado
Email: almercado@gruposantander.es

Santander Playa del Inglés
Contact: Diego Fernández
Email: diegofernandezs@gruposantander.es