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Opening a Bank Account


To open an Irish Bank Account you will need the following documents

  • Letter of Offer (with home address)
  • Letter of confirmation of Study Period with Cork Address. You can request this here.
  • Passport
  • MTU Student Card
  • Evidence of Funds - if funded by parents or own savings, bank statements (3 months most recent). If funded by job, copy of payslip or letter from employer
  • Evidence of Wealth - typically home bank statement (own or parents). 3 months most recent

*Foreign bank statements must be annotated to show:

Name of Financial Institution

Name on the Account

Balances Held

Credits/Debits column

Explanation of salary/credit e.g. parents's salary from employment with an Insurance company.


If you are a PhD or Masters by Research student please make your request directly to


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