Risk indicator for all N26 accounts.
This number is indicative of the risk of the product, 1/6 being indicative of lower risk and 6/6 of higher risk.
N26 is a member of the German Deposit Guarantee Fund. The fund guarantees deposits up to 100,000 euros per account holder and entity.

N26 Standard

The free bank account with no hidden fees

Discover 100% mobile banking with N26 Standard, the free bank account with a Spanish IBAN for local payments. Say hello to convenient money management from one beautifully simple app, and wave goodbye to hidden fees, branch visits, and pesky paperwork. Open your free bank account online now—all it takes is 8 minutes.
N26 banking app showing a virtual mastercard on a light green background with Forbes best bank logo.

Get a free Mastercard virtual card, accepted worldwide

Add your debit Mastercard virtual card to Apple Pay or Google Pay, and easily pay contactless with your phone in stores, in apps, and online. Plus, enjoy 3 free withdrawals per month in Spain at any ATM with a contactless card reader. Prefer to have a card to hold on to? Simply order a physical Mastercard debit card for a one-time €10 delivery fee.
Learn about Mastercard debit card
Virtual card.

Grow your savings by 2.26% AER — only with N26

With N26 Instant Savings, your savings can earn you interest — and you can still dip into it whenever you need. Join N26 and start growing your savings:
  • 2.26% AER interest calculated daily, paid monthly
  • No minimum or maximum deposit limits
  • No conditions or fees
  • Instant access
  • Available with free and premium N26 bank accounts
Start saving now
The image shown an interest rate of 2.26% with a woman in the background.

Send and receive money instantly with Bizum

Bizum is now available in all N26 accounts so you can send, receive and request money immediately, only with the recipient's phone number. In addition, you can also make payments through Bizum in electronic stores that allow it (available from October 5th). Open your N26 account and enjoy all the advantages of a 100% online bank, now with Bizum included!

Money management made easy

Mastercard SecureCode - Icon - N26 Security

3D Secure for online payments

Shopping online? Your free bank account is equipped with Mastercard’s 3D Secure (3DS)—an advanced two-factor authentication step that keeps your money safe.

3D Secure
Notification Icon in teal

Real-time push notifications

Stay on top of all account activity with instant push notifications on your phone. Be alerted in seconds for every incoming and outgoing payment.

Icon for Face ID in Teal

Biometric log in

Always forgetting passwords? Quickly and securely log in to your free bank account by using fingerprint identification or FaceID to verify your identity.

Free instant bank transfers

Make free real-time bank transfers to other N26 customers with MoneyBeam, and receive incoming payments in seconds with SEPA Instant Credit Transfers.

Your money is safe with deposit protection

N26 is a German bank operating in Spain with a full European license, giving you the best of both worlds. Get a Spanish IBAN for all your local payments, and rest assured with the German Deposit Protection Scheme—the funds in your free bank account are guaranteed up to €100,000.
Learn more
Instant payment.

Make international money transfers with Wise

Send money in 38 different currencies using the Wise feature built inside the N26 app and save up to 6 x more than you might with traditional banks.
N26 Bank Account Transferwise example transaction.

Banking on the big screen

Banking from your home or the office? If you prefer a bigger screen, you can also access your free bank account from the N26 WebApp for desktop.

Fuss-free tax preparations

Export your transaction history as a CSV or PDF file from the N26 WebApp, and download your bank statements at any time on your N26 app.

N26 Smart—spend and save with confidence

We’re introducing N26 Smart, the new premium bank account with all the tools you need to manage your account. Save up and budget better with 10 Spaces sub-accounts, and share them with up to 10 other N26 users thanks to Shared Spaces. Get a Mastercard in your choice of color and call Customer Support on the phone whenever you need. You can also get a full overview of your monthly expenses with N26 Insights, the best way to understand your spending habits.
Open online bank account
Smartphone and an N26 card.

Real Customer Support—in 5 languages

Have a question? Our N26 Customer Support specialists are here to assist you in English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian. Start a chat with us in your N26 app, or visit our Support Center to quickly find answers to frequently asked questions.
Visit our Support Center
n26 standard card.
n26 metal card.
n26 you card.

Hello convenient banking. Goodbye hidden fees.

Ready to discover why over 7 million customers bank with N26 around the world? Compare bank accounts to check out our premium subscriptions, or open your free bank account now in minutes. 100% online. 100% transparent. 100% convenient banking—right at your fingertips.

TIN 0% and APR: 0%.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is N26?
  • Is N26 secure?
  • What do I need to open an N26 Standard bank account?
  • How to open a free N26 bank account?
  • What are the benefits of using the free checking account?
  • How much does it cost to open a N26 bank account?
  • Can I manage payments and receive incoming funds from public institutions with my N26 account?
  • Which Spanish bank can I switch from?