Free mobile account for students

As a student of a European university, you can open a Monese account and get our Classic Plan (normally £/€4.95 a month) for free for 12 months, offering both a UK and Eurozone account at no extra cost!

How to get a free student Monese account

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    Join Monese

    Apply for any Monese plan to obtain your unique Monese ID.

    Note: You may wish to sign up using your university domain email address as this will help us more easily verify your student status.

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    Prove your student status

    Once your account is open, send us your Monese ID (you can find this in-app under 'Settings') and document proving your student status - this can be a student ID, or university acceptance letter for example.
    You can also send us these documents via direct email to

    Alternatively, if you signed up to Monese using your university email, just send us your Monese ID from that address and we'll be able to verify you.

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    Let us do the rest

    We’ll be in touch and upgrade you to a free Classic Plan within three working days.

All the perks, zero monthly cost

  • ✔︎ Free contactless Mastercard that can be used globally
  • ✔︎ Reduced rates on currency conversions
  • ✔︎ No foreign exchange fees on transfers between Monese accounts
  • ✔︎ Add funds quickly via bank transfer, card or cash top-up
  • ✔︎ Free global bank transfers
  • ✔︎ Six free global ATM withdrawals a month
  • ✔︎ A free secondary account (either UK or Eurozone)
  • ✔︎ Google Pay
  • ✔︎ Full customer support in ten languages, from real humans
  • ✔︎ In-app card lock/unlock
  • ✔︎ The feature-rich Monese app
Invite and earn

Invite and earn

A free account that earns you money — every time you invite someone else to Monese using your unique referral code. Once they top-up their account, you’ll get a £/€10 — and they’ll get a £/€5 welcome gift.

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