– In Germany, it is useful to establish a checking account.
– The money the family gets (wages, unemployment benefits, social assistance, family allowances) shall be paid on this account.
– From this account rent, utilities and other bills can be paid.
– You must therefore open a checking account at a bank (for example, Sparkasse, Volksbank …)
Where: Bank of your choice
– Passport or identity card
– Residence permit
You get: card with account number (keep well)