Getting started with your bank account

Sending and saving money never was easier. Keep your money safe with online-banking and the Sparkasse app. Enjoy excellent conditions, a wide variety of services and even expert consultation with your Berliner Sparkasse.

  • Modern online-banking
  • Free Sparkasse app
  • Get push notifications on account activity
  • Save bank statements online
  • Free cash withdrawals from Germany’s largest ATM network

Open your account

You have any questions? We are happy to provide personal advice, so book an appointment online or just give us a call.
 

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Getting started with your bank account

 

Sending and saving money never was easier. Keep your money safe with online-banking and the Sparkasse app. Enjoy excellent conditions, a wide variety of services and even expert consultation with your Berliner Sparkasse.

  • Modern online-banking
  • Free Sparkasse app
  • Get push notifications on account activity
  • Save bank statements online
  • Free cash withdrawals from Germany’s largest ATM network

Accounts

Choose the account type that fits you best.

Accounts

Choose the account type that fits you best.

Giro Digital

  • Account management fee
    of € 3 per month
  • Online account
  • Free mobile banking with the Sparkasse app

Young Account

  • Free account for students and trainees from
    18 to 25
  • All inclusive
  • Use online-banking and in-branch services

Documents needed to open your bank account

  • ID card or passport

  • Registration of your residence  [Meldebescheinigung/Anmeldung] issued by city hall (Bürgeramt)

  • German tax ID number [Steueridentifikationsnummer] issued by the taxation authority (Finanzamt)

If applicable:

  • Residence permit [Aufenthaltserlaubnis] issued by the immigration office (Ausländerbehörde)

  • Employment contract

Additional documents for students:

  • Proof of home address

  • Foreign Tax Identification Number (TIN)

 

 

Important information |  Please note that the contract language is German. A consultation in your native language isn’t always possible. If required, you should bring someone along to translate.

Documents needed to open your bank account

 

  • ID card or passport

  • Registration of your residence  [Meldebescheinigung/Anmeldung] issued by city hall (Bürgeramt)

  • German tax ID number [Steueridentifikationsnummer] issued by the taxation authority (Finanzamt)

If applicable:

  • Residence permit [Aufenthaltserlaubnis] issued by the immigration office (Ausländerbehörde)

  • Employment contract

Additional documents for students:

  • Proof of home address

  • Foreign Tax Identification Number (TIN)

Download this checklist

 

 

Important information |  Please note that the contract language is German. A consultation in your native language isn’t always possible. If required, you should bring someone along to translate.

Online-Banking and Apps

 

Use online-banking and have full control over your bank account. No matter when and where, you always know what is going on, even on holidays. Safe and secure access from your PC, smartphone or tablet computer is assured.

Sparkasse app

Keep track of your finances when and wherever you need to. With many services and features.

  

pushTAN app

Get the TAN that you need for your banking directly to your mobile phone.

  

Sparkasse app

 

Keep track of your finances when and wherever you need to. With many services and features.

  

pushTAN app

 

Get the TAN that you need for your banking directly to your mobile phone.