N26 for expats—open a Spanish bank account, without any paperwork or a word of Spanish.
Open your bank account from your phone and start enjoying the benefits of controlling all your finances in one app.
✓ Free bank account with Mastercard debit
✓ Spanish IBAN
✓ 100% app-based banking: no paperwork required
✓ Your finances in your language
A Spanish IBAN
Pay rent, get paid, and settle your finances. We’ll give you a Spanish IBAN immediately after opening your account.
N26 Mastercard—for free
Most banks in Spain charge extra for a debit card. Your free contactless N26 Mastercard debit card is accepted all over the world.
Foreign currency transfers: in a few taps with TransferWise
Send money in 19 currencies with just a few taps with our partner Transferwise. Everything happens in-app without a piece of paperwork. Transferwise is up to ten times cheaper than sending money with normal banks.
Pay anywhere. Get charged nowhere
Pay using your Mastercard anywhere in the world—for free. We don’t charge foreign transaction fees. Whether it’s Mongolian tögrögs or Mexican pesos, it’s all the same to us.
Frequently asked questions
How do I verify my identity?
After you've validated your email address, you'll have to verify your identity via a video call through the N26 app. You can see what type of IDs we accept here.
How do I open an N26 bank account?
You can open a N26 account if you’re at least 18 years old, living in one of these countries, and own a compatible smartphone. To start the sign-up, simply create an account in the N26 app or on the N26 website and confirm your email address. You can then introduce yourself with your ID directly in the app and then pair your smartphone with your account.
How do I get a Spanish IBAN?
If you're a resident of Spain and meet the requirements of opening an N26 bank account, you will be assigned an IBAN starting with ES when you successfully complete the signup process.