N26 Standard

Your 100% mobile, free bank account

Transfer, receive, and manage your money via the mobile N26 app. Open your free bank account, including a Mastercard, in just 8 minutes—directly from your smartphone. No paperwork, stress, or waiting times. Just intuitive, easy mobile banking that works.

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Your virtual N26 Mastercard, accepted worldwide

Your free bank account comes with a virtual N26 Mastercard—you can start using it as soon as your account is set up. Link it to Apple Pay or Google Pay to make payments in stores, online, or in apps. And if you need cash, make up to 3 free withdrawals per month—simply find your nearest ATM equipped with a contactless reader.

Prefer plastic? No problem. Order your own transparent N26 Mastercard straight from your N26 app for a one-time delivery fee of €10.

Instant bank transfers made easy

Your free bank account comes with MoneyBeam, the feature that lets you send, receive, and request money instantly with other N26 customers. You don’t even need their bank details—just a phone number or email address will do!

Need to get money into your N26 account urgently? Your N26 Standard bank account is able to receive SEPA Instant Credit transfers from other banks, so you’ll have the money in your account in seconds.

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Relax with full security

Mastercard 3D Secure

Shop online securely and comfortably with Mastercard 3D Secure—two-factor authentication keeps your account safe from unwanted transactions.

Push notifications in real-time

Get an instant push notification every time money enters or leaves your account, so you always know what’s going on with your balance.

Biometric authentication

Add an extra layer of security every time you log in to your N26 app with fingerprint identification or facial recognition.

Protection up to €100,000

N26 is a fully licensed German bank. Thanks to the statutory Deposit Protection Scheme, the money in your free bank account is protected up to €100,000.

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Customer Support you can rely on

Do you have a question about your free bank account? Whatever the issue, our skilled Customer Support team is happy to assist you—in German, English, Spanish, French, or Italian! Just use the in-app chat function in your N26 app or browse through the FAQs in our Support Center.

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Understand your spending with Insights

Learn exactly where your money’s going every month with Insights. This feature categorizes all your expenses automatically and displays them to you in a neat overview, so you can learn how to optimize your budget and save money in the future.

Plus, find out exactly where you spend the most every month with Monthly Wrap-Up, and adjust your spending habits to budget smarter and save even more.

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Free account switching

Many don’t switch their bank, even though they’ve been unhappy for a while. Why? Because it’s too complicated. Together with finleap we do all the work for you: finleap automatically transfers all your standing orders, direct debits and incoming payments to your new N26 account, for free! Discover how you can easily change banks in just a few steps.

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Reach your savings goals with Spaces

Finally, make saving second nature with Spaces. With any N26 premium account, you’ll get 10 Spaces sub-accounts. Give each one a unique name and savings goal, and instantly add money from your main account with just a few taps.

Create a standing order with Rules to automatically transfer savings amounts to a space. Or try Round-Ups, the feature that rounds up every card payment to the nearest euro and stashes away the difference.

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N26 Smart—spend and save with confidence

Discover N26 Smart, our newest premium bank account. Unlock access to 10 Spaces sub-accounts, including Shared Spaces to easily save together with others. Plus, get a colorful Mastercard debit card, 5 free ATM withdrawals in Germany, unlimited free ATM withdrawals while traveling within the Eurozone, and zero foreign transaction fees when spending in foreign currencies. And if you ever need help, we’ll always only be a dial away with your premium Customer Support hotline.

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An account that fits in with you

Ready to discover mobile banking? Compare our bank accounts now to find the one that fits you best. Choose between our free standard account and the N26 premium accounts, or opt for a business account if you’re a freelancer. Open your account directly on your smartphone in less than 8 minutes and discover modern banking.

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