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Apply Online for Commerzbank Account – Detailed Instuctions
Commerzbank is one of the biggest banks in Germany and one of the few banks with provides an English service in Germany with an English Online banking interface. In addition, for new customers also get a joining bonus of cash and miles and more frequent flyer miles.
Currently, a joining bonus of €100 (only on weekends)+ 11,000 Miles and More award miles. Please check here for the latest deal on Commerzbank to see if the offer is still valid. For more information about Commerzbank checking account, click here.
Below is a step by step instruction guide to open a Commerzbank checking account online which English translation and detailed screenshots.
STEP 1 : OPEN ONLINE APPLICATION
Open the online application form from the link provided here. This will open the below page. Click on the button “Jetzt Girokonto eröffnen” to provide a list of option, now click on the second option as shown below.
STEP 2 : APPLICANT DETAILS
Fill the application form with details of applicant.
STEP 3 : CONTACT DETAILS
Provide the Contact Address details. Screenshot of the webpage with an English translations is provided below.
Overdraft Credit Facility
Miles and More Points
You can get up to 8,500 miles and more frequent flyer miles for opening the bank account during offer period. Currently the offer is open for customers who open the bank account before 30.06.2014. In such case, enter your Miles and More Frequent flyer number to earn points.
Terms and Conditions
Agree to the terms and conditions. Note that the account statement is not sent via post (this incurs charges) and can be printed out from a self-service terminal in the bank branches or received on to your online mailbox in your bank account login.
STEP 4 : Verify the details
Check if the details you entered are correct. If not, go back (Zurück) and change the required details. If all the details are correct click Next (weiter) to submit the application and generate the filled-up PDF-application.
Step 5 : Print Application
Download the completed application form and print them. If you were unable to print it , you can also request the completed application form to be sent by post.
STEP 6 : POSTIDENT
Go to any nearest DeutschePost post office or Postbank Center. To find out the center which is closest to you, click Postoffice Finder. Type in the city, postal code or the name of the street and under the option”alle speziellem service” select the option for “PostIdent”. You will be showed on the map the Postoffice branches closest to you.
Take along the following documents with you:
- Printed Application form (as generated) – All the pages including the PostIdent coupon on Page 5
- Passport & Resident permit/Visa (Non-German) or Germany Passport or German ID card (German)
- Address registration document
Sign the application form in front of the Clerk at Postoffice. He will check the details on the application form with the details on the details on your passport and verify the signature. Then he will send the application form to the required address free of charge.
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