To open an account:

To open a bank account you will need to provide an address and a CPF.

Please check out this page to obtain a CPF After Arrival - Paper Work

And this page can help you with accomodation Accomodation

It is dificult for a foreigner to open a bank account in Brazil. If  the advisor’s address is give it might be easier.

Appointment at the bank need to be made to open and account; To change the address, signatures have to be authorised by the cartario near Dalben supermarket.

Cards can be activated at the ATM’S.

Online transfers are possible only upon receiving a code on your mobile.

The following banks have branches at Cidade Universitária (Campinas Campus):

  • Banco do Brasil
  • Itaú
  • Santander

There are also ATM (automated teller machine) at some points on all the campi.