Open a private account in CHF

Get your new account in just a few steps. As a new customer, you can open your banking package with account, card and e-finance quickly and easily via the PostFinance App, which you also need for logging in to online banking afterwards.

New customers domiciled in Switzerland

Open directly with the PostFinance App

  • Online identification without visiting a branch
  • Takes just a few minutes

Suitable if

  • You are a new customer aged 18 or over
  • You use an account for yourself only
  • You are resident in Switzerland

Here’s how it works

  1. Download the PostFinance App and select “Become a customer”
  2. Have your ID document ready
  3. Identify yourself and sign up directly in the app
  4. Use account and login straight away

Opening for other customers

Order opening documents

  • Receive paper documents and identify yourself at a branch
  • Takes several days

Suitable if

  • You are an existing customer without e-finance
  • You are a new customer under the age of 18
  • You need a partner account
  • You are resident abroad

Here’s how it works

  1. Fill in form online
  2. Documents arrive by post
  3. Check and sign documents
  4. Identify yourself with ID at a Swiss Post or PostFinance branch

Open at a branch