It is a very common question which students mostly ask when they reached in Germany. Activation of blocked account is not a difficult process. But it looks difficult because of German language barrier. Majority of international students don’t know German language properly. They feels difficult to talk with bank staff to activate blocked account. After reading this article you will be able to talk with bank staff. To activate Deutsche Bank blocked account you need following documents.
- Deutsche Bank Blocked Account confirmation letter
You don’t need any further document to activate Deutsche Bank blocked account. Just bring these two documents with you and visit Deutsche Bank branch which is near to you. Normally German bank staff only speaks German language. But you will be lucky if you find someone there who can speak English. If they can speak English then it will be easy for you to tell them about activation. But if they cannot speak English then don’t worry. Just give them your Deutsche Bank Blocked Account confirmation letter and they will automatically understand.
Once you handover your Deutsche Bank Blocked Account confirmation letter to bank staff. They will ask you about your Passport. Give them your passport and they will tell you, your account will be activate within few hours. They will also give you a card which contain information about your Bank account number and IBAN number. That’s it your Deutsche Bank Blocked Account is activate now. Just wait for few days and you will get bank welcome letter and your ATM card. With ATM card you will also get TAN numbers and online banking password. Don’t worry about TAN numbers because these numbers are for online banking. In Germany TAN numbers are used to verify your online banking transactions. So, just keep your online banking code and TAN numbers at safe place.
Another question which international students mostly asked on online forums about ATM or debit card. Whether they can use Deutsche Bank debit card for online transactions in Germany or not. So, the simple answer is not. You can only use Deutsche Bank debit card for cash withdrawal service on ATM machines. For online transactions you can use your online banking service. Last important thing about ATM machines. All the Deutsche Bank ATM machines also have Englisch language with German language. Therefore feel free to use ATM for cash withdrawal service in English language.