Can I close a French bank account for someone else?

Can I close a bank account for a friend who no longer lives in France and who does not wish to travel to the Dordogne just to do this? C.M.

No, you cannot help, unfortunately for your friend.

It is possible for someone to give a third party ‘procuration’ over an account, allowing them to use it. This has to be done in writing to your bank, signed by your- self and the ‘mandataire’ to whom you are giving ...

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