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NUMBER26 has officially launched

posted by N26 • Product • January 27, 2015

We are proud to announce that NUMBER26 has officially launched after many months of hard work and a lot of passion for our mission to change banking. Our mobile banking app is now available in the App Store and the Google Play Store. Our app for Windows phones is in development but not yet ready to be launched.

We sincerely thank all our beta users for their valuable feedback and support as we worked to improve NUMBER26!

How does the invite code system work?

We are committed to offering a customer experience unprecedented in personal banking to each one of our users. In order to guarantee first-class customer service, we are sending invitations to a limited number of people every day.

We’ve been offering the opportunity to sign up for an invite code right from the beginning of developing NUMBER26, and we’re handling our waiting list chronologically. Due to the high demand and a large number of pre-sign ups within the last year, it may take up to 6 weeks to receive an invitation.

Here is an overview of the expected waiting times:

  • You have signed up before August 2014: 1-2 weeks
  • You have signed up between September and November 2014: 3-4 weeks
  • You have signed up after December 2014: 4-6 weeks 

For those of you who don’t want to wait for 4–6 weeks, we’ve also created the possibility to receive the invitation much quicker. We’ll send out an e-mail with additional information to everyone on our waiting list this week.

Moreover, we offer our existing NUMBER26 customers a total of three exclusive invite codes they can share with their friends. With this code, the recipient can open an account immediately.

In addition, you´ll have the chance to get an invite code on Facebook this week. Just follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be the first one to learn more about it!

Who can open an account?
You need to be at least 18 years old to open a NUMBER26 account. Furthermore, we you have to reside either in Germany or Austria. Additional countries will follow within the next few months. We´ll keep you updated about this on our blog and via Facebook and Twitter.

Who is NUMBER26’s partner bank?

Our strategic partner with a German banking license is Wirecard Bank AG. Thus, your deposits are protected by the German deposit protection scheme (“Einlagesicherung”).

When do I receive my NUMBER26 MasterCard®?

As soon as you have created an account with your invite code and verified your e-mail address, your personalized NUMBER26 MasterCard® will be produced. You´ll receive it 3-4 working days later via the post.

If you have any further questions, please get in touch with us via We are looking forward to receiving your feedback and hearing your ideas about how we can make NUMBER26 even better.

Your NUMBER26 Team