Bank Account

Bank Account

A German Bank Account is needed for several reasons, like depositing wages or renting an appartment.

To open a bank account, you need to present your national identification document, your German registration certificate and usually a pay statement or your employment conctract. With these documents you can apply for a current account and an EC card with the bank of your choice. 

Useful Links:

The Federal Government – Opening an account:

https://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/living-in-germany/money-shopping/account-opening

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