Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

About bank

Yes, BlueOrange is a bank. Its registered name is AS BlueOrange Bank. 

The bank has been using the new BlueOrange brand since January 2017.

The bank operates in accordance with the applicable legislation of the Republic of Latvia and is regulated by the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC).

The bank was established on 22 June 2001.

BlueOrange is one of the top 10 banks in Latvia. To find out more about the bank and its history, please visit our About Us page.

The bank provides banking services in Latvia, the Baltic states, Europe, and worldwide. Our clients reside and operate in more than 90 countries.

The bank’s operations are subject to the applicable legislation of the Republic of Latvia and are supervised by the RL Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC)

BlueOrange is a member of the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks (ALCB). The ALCB is part of the European Banking Federation (EBF). For more information, please visit the ALCB website

As a bank registered in Latvia, BlueOrange is subject to the national laws and regulations of Latvia, including the Deposit Guarantee Law.

The law specifies that, regardless of the date on which funds are deposited, the guaranteed compensation per depositor for funds deposited with a bank in Latvia is equal to the amount of their guaranteed deposit, but no more than EUR 100,000. To find out more about the regulations that apply to the bank, please visit the Regulations section on our website

The bank operates within the SWIFT system with the code CBBRLV22. 

In 2013, the bank established a charity foundation. BeOpen is primarily engaged in charitable endeavours and support for the most vulnerable groups in local society, including children with special needs. To find out more about the bank’s charity foundation, please read our Charity section.

Bank services

Amounts over EUR 15,000 (or the equivalent in another currency) are eligible for better rates from our bank. 

The bank does not process cheques of any kind.

Please provide your name and surname (or company name) in the form here and we will get in touch with you.

Yes, our bank provides E-Commerce services. For more information about e-commerce products please check E-commerce section

In accordance to the bank’s policy, we do not establish relations with Iran.

Our representative office in Kyiv only allows identification and certification of documents. All other communication goes through Riga. Please contact us and explain your concern and we will help you!

Open an Account

We need to meet with you in person in order to sign the documents and perform identification. If you are unable to come to our head office in Riga, we can have one of our agents meet with you outside Latvia.

Yes, our bank opens accounts for clients internationally.

Check more information about open account for private clients on  and for business clients.

You will need to fill out a current account application and provide an identification document (such as a passport or ID card) and a set of legal documents regarding your business.

The Bank’s policies do not allow account opening for companies registered in Panama, Belize, BVI, Seychelles or the Marshall Islands.

Yes, the bank offers account opening for companies registered in the British Isles.

Internet Bank

Please get in touch with your private banker.

The fee will depend on the payment priority (Standard, Urgent, Express) and payer allocation (BEN, SHA, OUR).