What you need to know about the GBA Blocked Account

The GBA Blocked Account can be opened quickly and easily. We have put together some interesting and relevant information for our visitors who would like to learn more about "German blocked accounts" in general and our GBA Blocked Account in particular.

Why do I need a blocked account if I want to study in Germany? Is opening a blocked account the only option or are there alternatives? What are the requirements for opening a German blocked account? How long does it take to get the official confirmation, which I need for my visa application? What else do I need for my visa application? You will find the answers to these and other questions in this section.

Do you require advice?
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us:

T +49 2247 9194-995


If you have already transferred the blocked amount, please contact our partner Expatrio with any questions.

Why not just check it out?

Just click on "Open blocked account" and check out the registration process. You will see that we will clarify relevant questions with you before asking for any contact data. Don't worry: before you really open your account, this will be pointed out to you clearly and explicitly. Just check it out.