Brexit and your KBC bank accounts

While we await the final outcome on Brexit we want to reassure you that we are continuously monitoring the situation and evolving our plans to ensure we are ready for Brexit.

We have a dedicated team in place and post Brexit we expect to continue to provide our customers with the same level of service as today.
 
We will keep you updated over the coming weeks, and will update this page with any further relevant information.

Brexit FAQs

I am a KBC customer living in the Republic of Ireland – will, there be any changes to how I bank with KBC after Brexit?

We don’t expect there to be any changes for KBC customers who are resident in Republic of Ireland. As Brexit negotiations continue, we will continue to monitor the situation.

Will I be able to use my KBC debit and credit cards in the UK at ATMs and point of sale terminals after Brexit.

Yes, you will continue to be able to use your cards in the UK as normal.

Will there be additional charges for using my bank card at UK ATMs and point of sale terminals after Brexit?

There is no change to the Non-Euro Transaction fees that will apply to your account.
The following transaction fees currently apply when you use your KBC Debit Card in a Non-Euro currency:

  • Cash Withdrawal Fee [ATM] - 3.50% of transaction value (min €3.17, max €11.43)
  • Using a debit card for purchases in foreign currency (POS) - 1.75% of transaction value (min €0.46, max €11.43
MasterCard Foreign Exchange rates will apply for any transactions carried out on your debit card (which can be found on www.mastercard.com)

I regularly receive payments (electronic or cheque) from the UK (e.g. UK pension, UK rental income etc.) Will these be processed as normal?

We are currently reviewing the implications of Brexit on incoming payments and are monitoring UK banks policies. It is our expectation that payments will continue to operate as normal.

I make payments (electronic or cheque) to a bank in the UK. Will these be processed as normal?

We have made the necessary changes to ensure payments to UK Banks will be unaffected in the event of a Hard Brexit. You do not need to take any action.

Will Bank charges change as a result of Brexit?

We have no plans to make any changes to our published Fees & Charges as a result of Brexit. Should we make any changes in future, we will provide 60 days’ advance notice in line Consumer Protection guidelines.

Will I continue to be able to complete online purchases with websites in the UK?

There will be no change to how you use your KBC card to make purchases online.

I have a direct debit with a UK provider. Will this be impacted in any way?

We do not expect that there will be any impact.

I have a current and savings account with KBC in the ROI, but I am a resident in the UK. Will I be able to continue operating my bank accounts as normal?

Yes. There is no change to how your accounts will operate. Deposit customers will continue to be protected by the Irish Deposit Guarantee Scheme.

Will I still be protected by the Irish Deposit Guarantee Scheme?

Deposit customers will continue to be protected by the Irish Deposit Guarantee Scheme.

Will UK residents continue to be able to open Bank accounts in KBC Ireland?

Yes subject to our usual documentation and identification requirements.
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