Open a bank account online in minutes
Ready for a bank account you’ll actually love? Then you’re ready for N26. Transfer, receive, and manage your money right in your N26 app. Open your dream bank account in minutes—directly from your smartphone. No paperwork, stress, or waiting times. Just intuitive, easy mobile banking that works.
N26 Standard—your free bank account
Get a free bank account in just 8 minutes and easily manage your money right from your phone. You’ll get intuitive features like N26 Insights that give you more control over your finances, and push notifications for every transaction. Plus, enjoy 3 free ATM withdrawals per month within the Eurozone.Get N26 Free account
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
N26 features you’ll love
Get a virtual or physical debit Mastercard
Your debit Mastercard is accepted worldwide and offers zero foreign transaction fees—as well as SecureCode authentication for extra security.
Connect your virtual card to Apple Pay or Google pay, and start spending right from your mobile wallet the minute you open your account.
From instant push notifications to spending limits to in-depth features like N26 Insights, you’ll have all the tools you need to stay within budget.
Send or receive money 24/7, and top up your account in seconds with instant payments. Plus, easily transfer money to other N26 customers via MoneyBeam.
Save for your goals with Spaces
You’ve got big dreams—why not give them some space? With any N26 premium account, you’ll get 10 sub-accounts to help you save the easy way. Give each Space a unique name and savings goal, and instantly add money from your main account with just a few taps.
Get sub-accounts in minutes
Take the Stress out of dining with Split the Bill
Want to enjoy a night out with your friends and skip the drama when it comes time to pay? With our Split the Bill feature, there’s no more need to ask for separate bills for everyone at the table. Split any payment made with your N26 card easily and instantly, right in the N26 app.Split the bill
Find out what documents you need to open your N26 account
We aren’t huge fans of paperwork — or of making you waste your time looking for the information you need. To make it easier for you, we explain here in detail what identity documents you need to open your N26 bank account, depending on your nationality.See list of documents
What do you need to open a bank account?
To open an N26 bank account, you must meet the eligibility criteria and an official identity document accepted in the country where you live. If you do, you can simply register via the N26 WebApp on desktop or the N26 app on your smartphone. It only takes 8 minutes to open a bank account, and there’s no paperwork involved. You can start using your account right away once your identity is verified.
How old do you have to be to open a bank account?
You’ll need to be at least 18 years old to open a bank account with N26.
Can I open a bank account online?
Opening a bank account online with N26 is simple. Just head to your app store and download the N26 app. Then, create your account and choose between an N26 Standard, Smart, You, or Metal plan. After that, you’ll need to verify your identity during a brief call with us. Once that’s done, pair your account with your smartphone and start spending and saving the N26 way!
What documents do I need to open a bank account?
In order to open a bank account with N26, you must have a government-issued ID. Don’t worry, there’s no fussy paperwork or long wait times involved—just present your valid ID during a quick call and you’ll be up and running. It’s worth noting that you’ll also need a smartphone to use your account, and must live in an eligible country where N26 operates
How much does it cost to open a bank account?
N26 Standard is a free bank account. There are no account maintenance fees or minimum deposit amounts for this online account. However, if your balance is over €50,000, you may be charged a 0.5% p.a. Deposit Fee on this balance. Read more about this in our General Terms and Conditions. N26 Smart, You, and Metal premium accounts cost a monthly fee. For more information, visit our website to compare accounts.
Find a plan for you
The free* online bank account
- A virtual debit card
- Free payments worldwide
- Up to 3 free withdraws
- Deposit protection
The bank account that gives you more control
- Free Virtual Card
- Up to 10 Spaces sub-accounts
- Support Center phone number
The debit card for everyday and travel
- Up to 5 free withdrawals in the Eurozone
- Flight and luggage delay cover
- Medical emergency cover
- Winter activities insurance
The premium account with a metal card
- An 18-gram metal card
- Up to 8 free withdrawals in the Eurozone
- Purchase protection
- Phone insurance