Local Banks

In order to get your wage/grant payments you will have to establish a current account. There are various financial institutions among which you can choose. Most of them offer their accounts also at no charge.

needed documents

  • passport
  • visa
  • employment contract
  • address in Dresden


Having an account at a Postbank, you can withdraw funds in every post office. In bigger cities branches are to be found in greater number.



Sparkassen offer branches or at least an automatic cash dispenser even in the smallest towns. Also in most bigger stores their ATM machines can be found.