Blocked Account for Minors
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Blocked Account for people under 18

Many countries have different rules for minors, especially when it comes to bureaucratic matters. This also applies to the blocked account, which in Germany cannot be opened by minors alone without further permission. With Fintiba you can now easily open your blocked account from everywhere. All you need is your parents to open the account for you. You can then use this account which is accepted by all German authorities worldwide to obtain your visa for Germany.

Please note: There are two preconditions to open an account for a minor:

  1. The passport of one of your parents should be eligible for video legitimation. Find out if their passport is eligible via the tool below.
  2. Your parent must speak English or German in order to complete the video legitimation successfully.

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Good to know before opening a blocked account

FAQ for students:

FAQ for parents:

Which health insurance would I need for my stay in Germany?

The health insurance system in Germany is one of the most effective worldwide. The system is based on two types of health insurances – the statutory health insurance (also referred to as governmental health insurance or public health insurance) and private health insurance.

Since citizens from outside of the EU member states are not able to remain insured with their home country’s health insurance, they need to cover themselves with German health insurance.

Depending on your individual situation, you may be eligible for either private or statutory health insurance. Please note that for the minor’s account, health insurance options can currently only be acquired in addition to the blocked account and not within the Fintiba Plus package.

Here’s what our customers think about our service

Kerem Ürün
Kerem Ürün
I created a blocked account for a job search visa through Fintiba. An excellent app. One can create a blocked account from Germany without any problem, by following Fintiba's direction, without needing anyone. I would like to thank Fintiba for this.
Zinzile Makhanda
Zinzile Makhanda
The process is straight forward and efficient. Very easy to follow! Had a problem with my account and the money bounced back but through an email got I guided to use the app which had clear steps to allow me to change my account and have the transaction reprocessed. Thanks Fintiba
esmatullah Danishyar
esmatullah Danishyar
I have really good experiance with fintiba , helped me step by step and supported me in every field of my blocking account, i am thankfull from my ❤🙏