Association account

The ideal solution for your association

The association account forms the basis for your association’s payment transactions. The most efficient way to manage the account is electronically in e-finance.

Association account: for your association’s finances

  • Association account in CHF or EUR

  • Easily manage association finances in e-finance

  • Collect member subscriptions with minimal effort

  • Association software for your association administration at attractive prices

  • Individual choice of notification

  • Two PostFinance Cards included: make cashless payments throughout Switzerland, withdraw cash worldwide

  • Precondition

    This service is designed for associations with no commercial purpose (leisure associations).


    Account management CHF 60 per year
    PostFinance Cards Two cards free of charge, each additional card CHF 30 per year
    Pre-printed inpayment slips 1,000 red inpayment slips (IS) and/or 2,000 orange inpayment slips (ISR) within 365 days free of charge
    Pre-franked envelopes (B Mail) Free of charge

    Customers domiciled abroad pay an additional fee of CHF 25 per association account and per month.

    Current interest rates

    • Interest: 0.00%
    • Debit interest on negative balances: 9.50%

    Standard notification (monthly costs)

    Notification cycle Electronically in e-finance On paper
    Notification cycleQuarterly Electronically in e-financeFree of charge On paperFree of charge (B Mail)
    Notification cycleMonthly Electronically in e-financeFree of charge On paperCHF 3 (B Mail)
    Notification cycleFortnightly Electronically in e-financeFree of charge On paperCHF 6 (A Mail)
    Notification cycleWeekly Electronically in e-financeFree of charge On paperCHF 12 (A Mail)
    Notification cycleDaily (per event) Electronically in e-financeFree of charge On paperCHF 24 (A Mail)
  • Who can sign the basic agreement?

    The basic agreement must be signed by one or more members who have the right under the articles of association to represent the association externally. This is often the president, the treasurer or a member of the management board.

    What do I need to know about identification?

    Identification is by means of the articles of association and minutes in which the current management board can be found. The articles of association must be presented in writing and provide information on the association’s purpose, its financial resources and its organizational structure. A copy is sufficient. All individuals who sign the basic agreement are also personally identified (passport, identity card, Swiss driving licence or foreigners’ residence permit).

    What happens if the association does not have its own articles?

    If an association does not have its own articles of association, those of the cantonal or regional association must be submitted.

    Do I have to submit the election records?

    In the event that the current management board is not to be found in the articles of association, the current election records must also be submitted. The authorized representatives, including their names and functions within the association, must be mentioned in the election records.

    What happens when the members of the management board change?

    If there is a change to the management board members, the election records must be submitted to PostFinance.

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