To open a bank account you will need the following:
- Residence registration (Meldebescheinigung), the certificate you will receive upon registering your domicile
- Employment contract
- Depending on country of origin, your birth certificate with a certified translation
- Initial deposit (the minimum deposit depends on the bank you choose)
To open an account, we recommend that you make an appointment with the bank of your choice.
Opening of a blocked account
If you need a blocked account (Sperrkonto) to apply for a suitable visa, we would like to draw your attention to the following information from