Bank in Portuguese

12 de February de 2015

How are you doing? Are you ready to learn more Portuguese vocabulary? In our Dica today, we’ll learn about the bank in Portuguese. Have you ever been to a bank in your home country? For many, this experience is somewhat difficult and even fearful in their own language, even more in Portuguese! Today we will talk about this vocabulary, to help you out the next time you go to an atm to withdrawl your money in Portuguese! Come take a look at the vocabulary, listen to the pronunciation, and even read some common sentences used in banks! I am sure, after today, even asking for a bank statement in Portuguese will be easy!

Dealing with the Bank in Portuguese

Solving your problems in the bank can be a little annoying and difficult sometimes… Imagine solving your issues in the bank in Portuguese? It’s even worse if you’re not in your own country or speaking your native language. That is why we are here, to help you out learning Portuguese online. Today we’ll teach you specific bank vocabulary and some sentences that you can use there.


Vocabulary for the Bank in Portuguese

O caixa eletrônico The ATM
O dinheiro The money
As cédulas / notas The banknote / bills
As moedas The coins
Os cartões de crédito / débito Credit / debit cards
O cheque The check
O caixa The cashier
Sacar / Tirar dinheiro To withdraw money / cash out
O envelope para depósito The deposit envelope
O depósito bancário The bank deposit
O extrato bancário The bank statement
O câmbio The exchange
A porta giratória The revolving door
O vigilante The security guard
A fila The queue / line
O gerente The manager
A poupança The savings account
Abertura de conta corrente / poupança Opening a checking / savings account
O empréstimo The loan
O talão de cheque The checkbook
 As contas The bills
O cofre The safe deposit box
O saldo da conta The account balance
Os centavos The cents
A conta conjunta The joint account
O recibo The receipt
O empréstimo The loan
O troco The change
Dias Úteis Business Days
A transferência The transference
A senha The PIN / password

There are many ways to make a payment in Brazil, including the last method invented, called PIX. It’s a transference between different banks that occurs instantly and for free. You can take a look at all the available Brazilian payment methods here.


Pronunciation of Bank Vocabulary

Ok, you can already read and understand all the words, but can you say it like a native? Listen to the pronunciation and repeat after to be sure that you are saying it properly. Let’s make you fluent in Portuguese about everything related to money!

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What to say in the Bank or ATM in Portuguese?

It’s time to learn what to say once you’re in the bank, okay? So, let’s practice, and you’ll know what to do next time you go to see your gerente to make a saque.

Onde fica o caixa eletrônico mais próximo? Where is the nearest ATM?
Quero trocar esse cheque. I want to cash this check.
Quero fazer um saque. I want to make a withdrawal.
Quero fazer um depósito. I want to make a deposit.
Quero fazer uma transferência. I want to do a transfer.
Quero abrir uma poupança. I want to open a savings account.
Quero abrir uma conta corrente. I want to open a checking / current account.
Quero abrir uma conta empresarial. I want to open a business account.
Preciso cancelar uma das minhas contas. I need to close one of my accounts. 
Posso acessar minha conta pela internet? Can I access my account online? 
Minha conta está com saldo negativo / Minha conta está no vermelho My account has a negative balance / My account is in the red.
Quantos dias vai levar para o cheque cair na conta? How many days will it take for money from the check  enter my account?
Quais são as taxas adicionais?  What are the additional fees? 
Preciso entrar no aplicativo do banco para checar meu saldo. I need to get into the bank app to check my account balance.
Você prefere transferir seu dinheiro ou fazer um PIX? Do you prefer to transfer your money or to do a PIX?


Practice the Vocabulary about Money in Portuguese

You already know all the words, right? Now it’s your moment to shine. Practice saying out loud everything you’ve learned with our game:


Everything was ok? Now you know how to even ask for a bank statement in Portuguese! Have you ever been to a bank in Brazil? Well, then you should. It’s the perfect place for you to practice Portuguese. Brazilian people love to talk while they are waiting in line. So pick your card and let’s go to the closest bank to practice the vocabulary for ATM in Portuguese!

Tell us in the comments when it was the last time you used this vocabulary about bank in Portuguese!
See you there! Kisses!

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Public Institutions
Useful Places in Brazil
Supermarket Sections in Portuguese
Brazilian Post Office