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The e-Gold Checking Account can be opened online, simplifying your activities abroad. Opening the e-Gold, you will have 24/7 access to your account through the Online and Mobile Banking. You will also receive a BB Americas Bank Visa® Debit Card with access to 40,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide.

Available for Non-U.S. Citizens or Non-Permanent Residents – BB S.A. Clients
or Employees and CAPES/CNPQ Prepaid cardholders.

Account Details:

  • Easily manage your account online
  • Unlimited checking transactions
  • Free 1st standard check order
  • FDIC Insured

Minimum Initial Deposit:

  • Reduced from $10,000 to $3,000* for BB S.A. Clients
  • $3,000 for CAPES/CNPq (Prepaid cardholders) and Employees of the BB S.A. Conglomerate

Schedule of Fees

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Customer support in 3 languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish).

Monthly Maintenance Fee*:

$25 or $0ᐩ

ᐩWhen you meet the below requirements:

  • Maintain a minimum account balance of US$10,000.00 on each day of the statement cycle; or
  • Maintain a combined average monthly balance of US$10,000.00 combined between linked accounts² within the statement cycle.

BB Americas Bank Visa® Debit Card

BB Americas Bank Visa® Debit Card
  • $1,000 Daily withdrawal limit:
  • $5,000 Daily purchase limit:

Features³:

  • Online Banking Online Banking

    Have safe and easy access to your account(s) 24/7 on-the-go.

    View your account balance, pay bills, transfer funds and much more.

    Learn more.

  • Mobile Banking Mobile Banking

    Download our BB Americas Bank Mobile App on the Apple Store or Google Play (in the USA or Brazil) and have access to view your account balance, deposit checks, transfer money between your accounts and find the nearest ATM or Branch.

  • Transfers Transfers

    Whether you need to transfer money between your own accounts or to friends and family accounts or to other financial institutions, we have got you covered.

    See our available transfers services.

  • Mobile Check Deposit Mobile Check Deposit

    BB Americas Bank Mobile App makes it easy and convenient for you to deposit checks from your smartphone. That means no more visits to the ATM or branch.

  • Send Transfers to Brazil Send Transfers to Brazil

    Send Money to BB S.A. Accounts in Brazil from your BB Americas Bank account fee-free. It’s easy and secure. Learn more.

Here is what you need to open a e-Gold Checking:

  • Passport, ID or Drivers License Passport, ID or Drivers License
  • Proof of Address Proof of Address
  • Banco do Brasil S.A. Bank Statement Banco do Brasil S.A. Bank Statement
  • Initial Deposit Initial Deposit

*Limited time offer. Minimum initial deposit amount reduced from $10,000 to $3,000, and monthly maintenance fee waived for the first three months, for BB S.A. clients only. This promotional offer is valid from April 21, 2020 to January 31, 2021 for new accounts being opened. Minimum initial deposit requirement is subject to change at any time, according to special promotions or bank offers.
¹This account only offers e-statements. You must enroll in Online Banking within 30 days after the account is opened. This account does not offer access to some Online Banking tools (BILL PAY). Outgoing wire transfers can be conducted through the Online Banking. The initial deposit to fund the e-Gold account for BB S.A. clients must come from the Banco do Brasil S.A. account of same ownership.
²Qualified linked accounts include Checking, Money Market, Savings, CD and CD Individual Retirement Accounts (CD IRA) under the same banking relationship.
³Mobile Banking: To access the BB Americas Bank Mobile App you must have a smartphone with access to an app store in the US or in Brazil. Mobile messages and data rates may apply
Mobile Check Deposit: Customer must be enrolled in BB Americas Bank Online Banking. Daily deposit limit of $5,000 apply. Total deposit will be made available on the next business day after the day of deposit, if made prior to the cut-off time. The bank’s cut-off time is 4:00 p.m. EST. Deposits made on a weekend, federal holidays or after the 4:00 pm EST cut-off time will be processed on the following business day. Mobile deposit is only available on iPhone or Android mobile devices with picture capabilities. Mobile message and data rates may apply. Please speak to a BB Americas Bank representative and/or refer to BB Americas Mobile Banking Terms and Conditions for more information.
Send Transfers to Brazil: Transfers must be made from a BB Americas Bank consumer Checking or Money Market account to a Banco do Brasil S.A. consumer account. A valid CPF is required for the beneficiary in Brazil. *Money Market account: By Regulation this account is limited to 6 transactions per statement cycle. If you exceed the transaction limitations, your account will be charged a fee of $15.00 per excessive debit transaction. If you continue to exceed transaction limitations more than three (3) times within a 12 month rolling period will be notified by the Bank and the account will be closed or converted to a Checking Account. Your account may no longer earn interest.
Limits: Minimum Amount US$15; Maximum Daily Limit: Maximum equivalent to R$9.999,99 (Real); Monthly Maximum Amount: US$50,000.
ATMs: Visit www.bbamericas.com to find a BB Americas Bank surcharge-free ATM.