We would like to draw your attention to the increase in spoofing fraud attempts, where attackers call potential victims from a phone number that appears to be the bank's and pose as employees of financial institutions. We advise you to be vigilant and not to share confidential data such as bank account access credentials (IB) or bank card security data with anyone.

LeZero Package for Students

Do you want a relaxed studentship?

Choose LeZero current account package between September 1-November 30, 2021 and receive back 10% from the value your card transactions.
Find out all about our student package, with 0 costs and cashback!

See the Regulations of the promotional campaign "Come to OTP Bank, LeZero for students rewards you".

Are you a student and over 18, but not older than 25?

With the LeZero Student Package you have the following benefits:

Bank account and card

  • ZERO commission on current bank accounts, which means you do not pay administration fee;

  • ZERO debit card costs, which means you do not pay the bank card issuing commission nor the administration fees;

  • ZERO costs for cash withdrawals from any ATM in Romania, unlimited and for 2 (two) cash withdrawals per month from ATM abroad;

  • ZERO costs for mobile payment through Apple Pay and OTPay applications.

Internet and mobile banking

  • ZERO administration costs for internet and mobile banking services: OTPdirekt and SmartBank;

  • ZERO commission for processing intra-bank and interbank lei payments to any bank in Romania, unlimited, through OTPdirekt;

  • ZERO costs with SMS alerts (Account Control and Card Control), which means you do not pay for the administration of the service and you do not have costs with the received SMS.

  • You can pay invoices, make transfers and pay online, have access to account statements and open online deposits through the Internet Banking application - OTPdirekt and Mobile Banking - SmartBank.

  • Toate acestea atâta vreme cât ai Pachetul LeZero.

LeZero current account package price:

  • If you contract your LeZero Package between 01.09 - 30.11.2021 you have ZERO lei monthly price for it, until you reach the age of 25.

    Subsequently, the monthly price will also be ZERO lei, if you have monthly incomings at least 1,200 lei in any of your OTP Bank accounts, and make at least one monthly payment with the debit card held within the package or through the OTPdirekt service.

  • If you do not meet these conditions, you receive all the benefits of the package for only 12 lei per month

  • Until you turn 25, you receive 10% cash back from the value of transactions made with your debit card, only in the campaign months. Cash back is maximum 50 lei per month and you receive it on the last working day of the month following the month in which the transactions were made.

  • See the Regulations of the promotional campaign "Come to OTP Bank, LeZero for students rewards you.”

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Frequently asked questions

The code for foreign currency transfers to an account opened with OTP Bank is OTPV RO BU XXX.

The account overdraft offers the possibility of obtaining a credit on the account (LEI, EUR) of up to 6 monthly net incomes, the monthly reimbursement representing only interest on the amount used.

Yes, you can receive your pension in your OTP Bank account and we offer you a number of benefits for other purchased banking products and services.

If you want to receive your salary in your OTP Bank account, you can request an account overdraft feature, where you can receive up to 6 monthly net incomes as the credit limit. You can also request a free MasterCard debit card that gives you access to the amounts in your account. In addition, OTP Bank also offers advantages in obtaining EUR mortgage loans (interest rate cuts during the period of transfer of income).

Opening, managing and closing a current account with OTP Bank is free of charge, and in order to do this you need to come to any branch with a valid Identity Card.

The funds in your account can also be accessed by the appointed signatories on that account. These mandates are set by you by presenting yourself to the branch with the authorized person.

In order to receive information about transactions made in your OTP Bank account, you need to request receipt of the account statement at your home address. You can make this request in the branch from Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.

There is no minimum monthly amount you need to keep in your account.

Yes, you can attach a Master Card debit card to your account in LEI or EUR. It is issued free of charge and can be used both in the country, as well as abroad.

Your account, regardless of the branch with which you originally collaborated and regardless of the currency in which it was opened, can be accessed at any branch of OTP Bank Romania.

The International Bank Account Number or IBAN is an account number structured according to ECBS standards (European Committee for Banking Standards), its purpose being to facilitate automatic processing for international transfers. This code has 24 characters in Romania.

It is advisable to use such a transfer for foreign currency amounts when the person who receives the money has an account with OTP Bank in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Russia, Ukraine, Montenegro or Bulgaria.

There are several ways to find out the balance of an account opened with OTP Bank Romania:

• by coming to one of the branches of OTP Bank, with the valid Identity Card;

• if you own a debit card attached to that account, the balance can be found out free of charge on the webpage or by phone at 0800 88 22 88 (free of charge from any fixed or mobile network in Romania) or at + 4021 308 57 10 (also available from abroad), and you need the last 10 digits of the card number and the 3-digit access code.

Yes, a currency account is required to make the transfer.

When making a transfer from abroad to an OTP Bank Account Holder, the sender needs the following data:

• name of the bank: OTP Bank România S.A.


• the identification data of the beneficiary, OTP Bank account holder (name and surname / company name, address, symbol of the current account in foreign currency)

For people aged up to 26 years we offer specific products such as:

• Junior accounts, with a more advantageous interest for the deposited amounts;

• Junior debit cards, attached to the Junior account, specifically created for young people.

Junior accounts are addressed to young people aged 26 and above as follows:

• Junior Start - for children up to 14 years old

• Junior Plus – for teenagers between 14 and 18 years old

• Junior Max – for students aged up to 26 years old.

The benefit to opening such an account is the advantageous interest rate applicable to this account and the possibility of opting for different currencies: LEI, EUR, USD, HUF. At the same time, young people aged 14 may also request the issue of a Junior card related to this account.

It is a credit facility granted by the bank to each client, which consists in the possibility of withdrawing from the account a higher amount than the existing one. It is also called overdraft.

At OTP Bank Romania S.A., we have always upheld the fairness and transparency of the activities undertaken by our employees and our clients. Therefore, in accordance with the bank's Know Your Client policy, preventing and countering money laundering and terrorist financing, OTP Bank pays particular attention to transfers of funds in foreign currency to / from offshore territories, as well as external collection and payments operations of clients who have their residence / citizenship / registered office or real shareholders / beneficiaries in offshore territories. That is why we ask our customers for commercial documents that justify transactions that are / will be made whenever they deem necessary.

The main purpose is to classify operations of this type in the legal provisions in force and to analyse the conformity with the object of activity / current business activity of the clients.

In accordance with the provisions of Law 258/2017 regarding Comparability of payment account fees, change of payment accounts and access to payment accounts with basic services, can be found for consultation the Glossary of Standardized Terms, FID-Information Document regarding LEI fees and FID-Information Document regarding EUR fees.

If your transaction contains in the fields  as “Bank’s country” or “Beneficiary’s country” one of the countries listed within the list of countries for which the bank requests supporting documents in order to process money transfers, please submit your documents to the bank by uploading them in OTPdirekt app, or e-mail them at If failing in doing so, the bank will not be able to process the operation. No business relations shall be initiated, including the opening of a current account, as well as the acceptance and / or transfer of any funds / transactions for individuals / legal entities residing or having their citizenship in North Korea, as well as for those whose authorized representatives have residence / citizenship in North Korea.
In accordance with the internal policy of the Bank, OTP Bank Romania S.A.:

  • does not process USD money transfers with the following countries: Iran, Belarus, Cuba, Myanmar, Syria, Sudan and Zimbabwe;
  • does not process money transfers in relation to the following banks: Belarus, Belinvestbank (Belarusian Bank for Development and Reconstruction), Belagroprombank Belarus, Sberbank Russia, VTB Russia, Gazprombank Russia, Vnesheconombank (VEB) Russia, Rosselkhozbank Russia;
  • does not process money transfers with banks from Transnistria, which are not supervised by the National Bank of Moldavia.