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.

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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.

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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. 

Virtual card

Connect your virtual card to Apple Pay or Google pay, and start spending right from your mobile wallet the minute you open your account. 

Budgeting tools

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.

Instant payments

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 Spaces 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. 

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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.

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FAQs

What do you need to open a bank account?

To open an N26 bank account, you must meet the eligibility criteria. 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. For more information on how to open your N26 account, and a list of your required documents, visit our Support Center.

How old do you have 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.