To manage your savings and expenses in a safe manner, you will need to open a bank account. Search different bank branches in the area to find “Free Students Accounts” so you do not need to worry about bank fees.
Ask about any additional fees (minimum balance, opening fee, closing fee and transfer fee for sending money home)
large sums of cash on you or at your apartment. Open a bank account at your earliest opportunity to ensure it is in a safe place during your stay.
Bank will issue a Visa debit card, which can be used for regular and online internet purchases. A checking account book with checks can be also provided, giving you the ability to make payments for expenses such as rental payments with a check during your stay.
To open an account, find the financial institution nearby your housing or place of employment location.
And be prepared to provide the following documents: