Opening a bank account

In order to open your personal bank account, do not forget to bring the following documents:

  • Passport with a valid visa, depending on your citizenship
  • Documents proving you are a an employee/ self-employed
  • Proof of registration a.k.a. Meldebescheinigung
  • Proof of income, such as your last three pay slips.

Click here for more information about opening a bank account and here for a list of the most popular german banks.