Bank account opening

In France, it is necessary to have a bank account domiciled in France to receive government financial assistance such as housing assistance (CAF) or university scholarships (CROUS).

To open a bank account, you need:

  • the photocopy of your ID (identity card, passport or residence permit)
  • Proof of residence (rental contract, electricity bill or internet)
  • A visa if your nationality requires it
 o open a bank account, an appointment with a bank is necessary.
ESN Toulouse has a partnership with the bank Crédit Agricole Compans Caffarelli, you can find all the information here.