Risk indicator for all N26 accounts.


1/6 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 Business Standard

Freelancers, meet your free business bank account

No hidden fees, no paperwork, and 100% mobile. N26 Business Standard is your convenient business banking solution for managing your finances on-the-go. Open your free business bank account now, and start earning 0.1% cashback on all card purchases.

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5% discount on your freelancer fees*

If you're self-employed, we'll refund 5% of your fees for 12 months. All you have to do is set up a direct debit from your N26 Business account to pay your freelancer fees before April 30th 2024.

*Terms and conditions

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Your free virtual debit Mastercard

Pay online and in stores with your N26 Mastercard virtual card, linked to Apple Pay or Google Pay. Enjoy 3 fee-free withdrawals in Spain per month at any ATM with a contactless reader, and no extra foreign transaction fees if you pay in another currency. Prefer the plastic version instead? Simply order a physical debit Mastercard in your N26 app for a one-time €10 delivery fee.

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

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Earn as you spend with 0.1% cashback

It pays to spend with N26 Business Standard. Earn 0.1% cashback on all purchases made with your N26 Mastercard. Best of all, we’ll automatically deposit your cashback to your free business bank account each month—there’s nothing you need to do. Investing in yourself has never been easier.

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.

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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!

Zero hidden fees

Because you and your business deserve it. There’s no account maintenance fees, no minimum deposit fees, and no minimum balance requirements.

Mastercard 3D Secure

Add an extra layer of security to your online payments with Mastercard 3D Secure (3DS)—this two-factor authentication helps to prevent fraud.

Transactions history

You can access the history of all the movements and transactions on your account at any time from the comfort of your smartphone, as well as download your balance statements for a more detailed overview of your account’s income and expenditure.

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.

Mobile or web? You decide.

Whether you’re out and about or at your desk, N26 is convenient. Access your free business bank account at any time from the N26 app or N26 WebApp for desktop.

Export your balance statement

Preparing for taxes? Export your transaction list from the N26 WebApp as CSV or PDF files, and download your bank statements at any time from the N26 app.

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.

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Invest in yourself with 0.5% cashback

N26 Business Metal is much more than a premium plan for freelancers. Get a metal Mastercard and enjoy 0.5% cashback on all your purchases to give your business a boost. Plus, enjoy free withdrawals worldwide, zero foreign transaction fees in any currency, special partner offers, and extensive travel and lifestyle insurance.

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Convenient business banking at your fingertips

Ready to discover why more than 7 million customers choose to bank with N26, The Mobile Bank? Compare business bank accounts below to find the perfect fit for your business, or sign up now for your free business bank account. There’s no paperwork involved—all it takes is 8 minutes, your smartphone, and a valid ID.

Frequently asked questions

To open the N26 bank account for freelancers you must:

  • use the account primarily for business purposes
  • not be already an N26 user
  • reside in a country where N26 Business is available: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.

Yes, N26 Business is free to open online with no account management nor maintenance fees.

To sign up for N26 Business you have to use your personal name and surname. The N26 Business account is designed for self-employed and freelance users doing business under their own name. That means you can’t have your company’s name on the account or card.

Opening your N26 Business Standard bank account is a quick, easy and paperless online process that takes just 8 minutes. All you need is your smartphone and a photo ID to get started—there’s no minimum deposit amount. Once we’ve verified your identity, you can begin using your free business bank account right away.

You can find our eligibility criteria and more information at our Support Center.

To open your free online N26 Standard bank account, you must meet the eligibility criteria. If you do, simply sign up via the N26 website, or download the N26 mobile app onto your compatible smartphone.

Opening your N26 Standard bank account requires no paperwork, and only takes a few minutes. Just remember to have an official ID ready—once we’ve verified your identity, your N26 Standard bank account will be ready to use right away.

The N26 Business Standard bank account is a flexible and free business bank account that simplifies business banking. Get a free debit Mastercard virtual card to spend in stores, online or in apps, and easily manage all your business finances in one app. You’ll also enjoy free ATM withdrawals, intelligent spending analytics with Statistics, and free instant bank transfers with N26 MoneyBeam and SEPA Instant Credit Transfers. For full details and availability, see our T&Cs.

If you’ll use your account for business purposes we recommend you to open the N26 Business account from the beginning, as it’s currently not possible to have two separate N26 accounts at the same time.

Since N26 Business is an online business bank account, you’ll receive your 0.1% cashback on all Mastercard purchases directly into your account. This will automatically be deposited on a monthly basis. You don’t have to take any additional steps!

N26 Business is the online bank account designed for freelancers, therefore you’re expected to use it only for business purposes. You may use it to receive payments from customers, or for spendings related to your business activity such as traveling.

Yes, N26 is a collaborating entity with Social Security, which is essential to be able to process public benefits and pay some taxes, so you can process these types of benefits with N26 accounts. This means that it is possible to pay some taxes from your N26 account (such as self-employment tax, VAT, personal income tax, etc.), and to collect social benefits (such as pensions, sick leave, unemployment or family benefits, Minimum Living Income, etc.).

We continue to work to make our customers' day-to-day life easier through beautifully simple banking.

This means that you can receive benefits to which you are entitled to from the Spanish Social Security and SEPE directly on your N26 account (e.g. pension, sick leave, unemployment, Minimum Living Income or other types of benefits). In addition, if you are self-employed or a freelancer, you can also pay your self-employment fees using your N26 account.

You can easily switch your bank account to N26 from almost every Spanish bank! Just type in the name of your current bank, whether it’s Bankia, BBVA, Santander, ING, Sabadell or CaixaBank. Discover how to switch banks with our tool to facilitate the process.