Become a customer using your smartphone

If you do not yet have an account, you can become a PostFinance customer simply and conveniently with the PostFinance App for iOS and Android. Open a banking package with an account, PostFinance Card and e-finance access in just a few minutes. There’s no need to fill out paper documents or to go to a post office to complete the necessary identification – digital is so simple. Your account will be activated immediately afterwards. Access your account and, as required, take out other services immediately using your smartphone or computer.

A private account, PostFinance Card and e-finance in just a few minutes

    • Choose to order credit cards
    • Verify your identity easily by video chat
    • Activate your login directly in the app
    • Access your account immediately after the opening process
    • Receive your cards by post in just a few days


  • You are of legal age
  • You are domiciled in Switzerland
  • You have a smartphone (iOS or Android)
  • You do not yet have a PostFinance account

Here’s how it works

  1. Have your identification document ready (passport or ID card)
  2. Download the app and follow the instructions for “Become a customer”
  3. You enter your details and take a photo of your identification document
  4. You have a short video chat with us (within 7 days)
  5. Set up your login and you can then use your newly opened account and e-finance immediately. This includes all functions such as scanning inpayment slips, transferring money, make investments, etc.

Apps for iOS and Android

Download the app directly from the App Store or Google Play:  

Use the form to open an account online if you have particular needs (partner account, domicile abroad) or if you use a different operating system on your smartphone.