What are the Minimum Banking Services?
They are a set of Banking Services considered essential, to which citizens can access at a reduced cost. They include the opening of a Demand Deposit Account - the Minimum Banking Services Account - and the provision of the respective Debit Card.
Minimum Banking Services must be provided by all Credit Institutions authorized to receive deposits from the public, i.e. Banks, Savings Banks, Central Savings Bank and Mutual Agricultural Credit Banks, and which provide the services included in the Minimum Banking Services to the public.