Open a bank account in just 5 minutes!

bunq is a digital bank, meaning there's no need for endless paperwork or branch visits. All you need to manage your money is your phone, and opening an account takes just 5 minutes.

11 January 2021

First things first - who can open a bunq account?

We’re active in many countries of the European Economic Area (EEA). All citizens of the EEA that are over 18 and live in countries we operate in can sign up for bunq. If you are not a European citizen but live in one of the countries we're active in, that also works!

Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Ukrainian citizens that have become refugees because of the conflict are also eligible to open a bunq account.

If you're under 18 and live in The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Ireland or Italy, you can also open a bunq account, but you'll need permission from a legal guardian who will also need to have a bunq account (their account can be a free one).

For more information about who can open a bunq account, check out this Together article.

What documents do you I need?

To verify your identity, we can use most passports, ID cards and driver licenses. We do not accept a VISA, Diplomatic ID or any form of a temporary ID. Please note that photocopies or scans are not accepted.

For a full overview of accepted documents, check out our Together article.

What if I need a business account?

We offer both personal and business accounts! Whether you’re a freelancer, just starting your business or already own a company, you’re very welcome to bank with bunq and start saving time to focus on what truly matters: your business.

For more information about signing up as a business user, please refer to this Together post.

Ok, I can open a bunq account - now what?

Great! You can sign up by simply clicking this link. Once you have the app:

  • Choose a plan and start your free 30 day trial

  • Fill in your personal details

  • Tell us what kind of account you need

  • Choose a document to verify your identity

  • Make sure you’re in a well lit and quiet room

  • Photograph both sides of your document

  • Record a short video - instructions will be on your screen (just making sure you’re you!)

  • Done! We’ll get back to you shortly

Once we’ve checked all the details, you’ll be able to fully enjoy the bunq plan you chose. When your trial ends, you can continue with the plan you’ve just tried (by default), or choose another one. You’re in control!

And that’s it! You just opened a bank account in just 5 minutes.

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Get a free international credit card in less than 5 minutes. Add it to Apple/Google Pay and start making payments today.

Easy Savings

Free

Get a free Savings Account and start growing your money faster with 2.46% interest. No minimum deposit is required!

Easy Bank

€3.99/month

Everything you expect from a mobile bank, and more. Open a bank account in just 5 minutes with your phone and ID.

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€9.99/month

Enjoy full control over your money wherever you go, with true borderless banking, easy budgeting, powerful cards, and much more.

Easy Bank Pro XL

€18.99/month

Discover the full power of mobile banking, with worldwide Travel Insurance, priority support and more trees planted when using your card.

Find your perfect fit

Easy Card

Free

Get a free international credit card in less than 5 minutes. Add it to Apple/Google Pay and start making payments today.

Easy Savings

Free

Get a free Savings Account and start growing your money faster with 2.46% interest. No minimum deposit is required!

Easy Bank

€3.99/month

Everything you expect from a mobile bank, and more. Open a bank account in just 5 minutes with your phone and ID.

Easy Bank Pro

€9.99/month

Enjoy full control over your money wherever you go, with true borderless banking, easy budgeting, powerful cards, and much more.

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€18.99/month

Discover the full power of mobile banking, with worldwide Travel Insurance, priority support and more trees planted when using your card.

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Open your account in just 5 minutes, directly from your phone.