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X smart for young people

Do you want to open an account for your child? You can do this without taking your child to a bank branch

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With no monthly fee

Young people aged between 7 and 21 do not have to pay a monthly card fee

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X REWARDS programme

Earn X REWARDS points for each purchase and exchange them for prizes

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Open the account remotely

Open an account and a card for a child in online bank

Special offer for new clients aged 7 to 21

  • Young cardholders who apply for an X smart card between 12.08 and 30.09.2022 will receive 2000 X REWARDS points towards their chosen prize from X REWARDS, such as a cinema ticket, pizza, or any other prize from our range of offers
  • To receive these points, the card holder must register for the X REWARDS prize and discount programme (it’s free!)
  • We will give 2000 X REWARDS points to all participants who apply for a card during the offer period. The points will be added to their account within 1 week of registering for the X REWARDS programme
  • Until 31.12.2022, users will receive 4 times more X REWARDS points for every Euro spent on the card. This means you can collect points four times faster than other X smart card holders!
  • New customers from 7-21 also get free Personal Pizza from PicaLulū (23 cm) using promo code CitadeleLULU*
  • Young people aged 7 to 21 (inclusive) use their X smart card with no monthly fee
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* Code valid until 31.10.2022 for new customers aged between 7 and 21. To get a pizza, you need to sign up for the X REWARDS program and buy a PicaLulu voucher on the prize’s page: https://www.xrewards.lv/lv/lulu-jauniesiem. When you enter promo code CitadeleLULU, the coupon will be free of charge. The code can only be used once.

X smart KIWIE

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X smart KIWIE is the latest addition among the X cards! Retaining all the benefits of the X smart card, it will not only serve as your new financial tool, but will also give you a chance to look into the digital world. Together with the artist Kiwie, we've prepared a series of surprises for X smart KIWIE users that will allow you to become a 21st century collector.


More about the card

Benefits of the X smart card

  • Push notifications on your phone for each purchase and incoming payment
  • Cash withdrawals of up to 750 Euro per month at any ATM for no commission fee. For minors special security limits are set
  • Transfers and instant payments unlimited number of times for free. For those aged under 18, transfers are available with parental permission. Instant payments are available to/from banks that have joined the instant payments system
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Modern contactless payments

  • Payment bracelet if you don’t want to take your card or wallet with you. It is waterproof and available in four colours: red, white, purple and black
  • Apple Pay, Google Pay, Garmin Pay or Fitbit Pay if you are aged 13 or over
  • No need to enter a PIN code for payments up to 50 EUR
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X REWARDS prizes and discounts

  • Special offers and discounts with our partners in stores, cafes and entertainment
  • Films at Forum Cinemas with a 50 % discount every Wednesday, including the ISENSE auditorium
  • After registering for the X REWARDS programme, collect points towards your chosen prize from a wide range of shopping, culinary and leisure prize offers
  • Every 2 Euro spent by the card user gives them 1 X REWARDS point
More about X REWARDS

Useful information for children and parents

  • Special security limits for minors: daily limit for cash withdrawal EUR 200 and up to EUR 500 per month
  • For the parents of younger children: you can monitor your child’s spending in the mobile app and online bank, and be by their side as they learn to manage their money
  • Quickly and conveniently transfer money to your child’s account within seconds, even if your account is with another bank
  • Both the young person and parent can block a lost or stolen card by calling 6701 0000
  • Change the PIN code even if you don’t remember the old one in the app, if your settings allow
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Ready to apply?

  • Citadele customers can open an account for their children in online bank - it takes only a few minutes to complete the application
  • Aged between 7 and 18: you can only apply for an X smart card with your parents in their online bank or at a Citadele branch. Child's presence is not necessary for a parent to be able to open account for the child.
  • Those aged 16 and above with a regular income (scholarship or wage) can open an account at a branch by themselves
  • Aged between 18 and 21: apply with a selfie via the Citadele mobile app and receive your X smart card remotely
  • Receive your card within 15 minutes when you apply at one of these branches: 2A Republikas Laukums and Spice Home in Riga, and the Liepāja and Daugavpils branches
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How to apply?

Already 18?

Aged between 18 and 21: apply with a selfie via the Citadele mobile app and receive your X smart card remotely

  • Take a photo of yourself and your ID
  • Fill in an application and receive your new X card by post in your address
  • Activate it through the app
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For younger than 18

Citadele customers can open an account for their child in online bank. In other cases, we kindly ask you to come to the branch - find out what documents are required for account opening.

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How do I apply for an X smart card, what documents are required?

Citadele customers can open an account for their children in online bank - Correspondence with Bank → Open X smart KIWIE bundle for minor.

Up to 18 years, if your parents are not Citadele clients - if you're a parent who wants to open an account for their child, there's no need to take the child with you!

If the child has reached the age of 15, remember to bring:
- the parent or guardian’s passport / ID card;
- the child’s passport / ID card. Birth certificate also must be presented, if there is no entered child’s information in the parents’ passport.

If the child has not reached the age of 15, remember to bring:
- the parent or guardian’s passport / ID card;
- birth certificate or child's passport / ID card. If there is no entered child’s information in the parents' passport, then a birth certificate must be submitted in addition to child's ID document.

From 16 years with a regular income: scholarship or work wages. You can apply for an X smart card without the presence of a parent or guardian at a branch.
Remember to bring: a passport or ID card and a work contract or statement from an educational institution confirming a scholarship.

Aged between 18 and 21 - apply with a selfie via the Citadele mobile app and receive your X smart card remotely.

Applying for your child or ward’s X smart set through the online bank

If you are a bank customer with a valid citizen’s ID card or passport issued in Latvia, you can submit an application to open an account for your child remotely through the online bank.

To open an account for your child or ward, go to the online bank and select Correspondence with bank, then open the order form labelled Open an X smart set for a child.
Bear in mind! With this application, your child (or ward) will become a customer of AS “Citadele Banka,” and will receive the following bank products:

  • an X smart card linked to a current account;
  • online banking access and a MobileSCAN authorisation tool;
  • the option of signing up to our loyalty programme and receiving prizes.

Other services cannot be included in this application process!

In the application form, you will receive information on the services your child or ward will receive once the form has been submitted.

The application form will ask you to enter information about your child or ward - please give precise information.

Please include the following ID documents:

  • An image of your child or ward’s ID document (compulsory if your child or ward has reached the age of 15). Please do not disclose the photo or other information in the image;
  • Your child or ward’s original birth certificate;
  • An image of the page of the parent’s passport giving details of their children (only if the child’s ID document has also been submitted);
  • Guardians must submit confirmation of guardianship status from the Orphan’s Court or another document confirming guardianship rights.

We will review the application within 2 business days. We will send an online banking username and password to your child’s phone number.
You will receive an X card and PIN code by post within a week. We will inform you of the processing status of your application by SMS to your phone number.

How do I apply for the X REWARDS prize and discount program?

To receive X REWARDS discounts from our partners, you must notify the cashier before making the purchase that you will be paying with an X smart card. After registering at xrewards.lv, each purchase with an X smart card will earn X REWARDS points (1 Euro = 2 points). The points you earn can be exchanged for various prizes. Discount locations and prizes can be viewed on the X REWARDS website.

What access rights do children, young people and parents have to the online bank?

Up to 18 years. The online bank usage regime is chosen by the parents. Options include a monitoring regime or a special regime allowing transfers from their account, payments, blocking or unblocking cards, and card replacement. A child’s parent or guardian can only monitor their child’s spending and view account balance and transactions in the monitoring regime.

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. All operations are available in the online bank: money transfers, blocking or unblocking cards, replacing cards and applying for bank products.

What access rights are there to the mobile app?

Up to 18 years. If the monitoring regime has been selected for the online bank, then both the child and parent (or guardian) can use the app to see account balance, the card, purchases and X REWARDS points. If the special regime has been selected for the online bank, the young person will be able to use the app to make transfers, activate the card, change the PIN code, and block and unblock cards. 

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. All operations are available in the mobile app: money transfers, card activation, blocking or unblocking cards, and PIN code changes. 

What if I lose my card?

Up to 18 years. You can block your card in the Citadele app or by calling 6701 0000. A parent or guardian can apply for a new card by calling 6701 0000.

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. You can block your card in the Citadele app or by calling 6701 0000, while you can apply for a replacement in the online bank or by calling 6701 0000. 

More questions
How do I apply for an X smart card, what documents are required?

Citadele customers can open an account for their children in online bank - Correspondence with Bank → Open X smart KIWIE bundle for minor.

Up to 18 years, if your parents are not Citadele clients - if you're a parent who wants to open an account for their child, there's no need to take the child with you!

If the child has reached the age of 15, remember to bring:
- the parent or guardian’s passport / ID card;
- the child’s passport / ID card. Birth certificate also must be presented, if there is no entered child’s information in the parents’ passport.

If the child has not reached the age of 15, remember to bring:
- the parent or guardian’s passport / ID card;
- birth certificate or child's passport / ID card. If there is no entered child’s information in the parents' passport, then a birth certificate must be submitted in addition to child's ID document.

From 16 years with a regular income: scholarship or work wages. You can apply for an X smart card without the presence of a parent or guardian at a branch.
Remember to bring: a passport or ID card and a work contract or statement from an educational institution confirming a scholarship.

Aged between 18 and 21 - apply with a selfie via the Citadele mobile app and receive your X smart card remotely.

Applying for your child or ward’s X smart set through the online bank

If you are a bank customer with a valid citizen’s ID card or passport issued in Latvia, you can submit an application to open an account for your child remotely through the online bank.

To open an account for your child or ward, go to the online bank and select Correspondence with bank, then open the order form labelled Open an X smart set for a child.
Bear in mind! With this application, your child (or ward) will become a customer of AS “Citadele Banka,” and will receive the following bank products:

  • an X smart card linked to a current account;
  • online banking access and a MobileSCAN authorisation tool;
  • the option of signing up to our loyalty programme and receiving prizes.

Other services cannot be included in this application process!

In the application form, you will receive information on the services your child or ward will receive once the form has been submitted.

The application form will ask you to enter information about your child or ward - please give precise information.

Please include the following ID documents:

  • An image of your child or ward’s ID document (compulsory if your child or ward has reached the age of 15). Please do not disclose the photo or other information in the image;
  • Your child or ward’s original birth certificate;
  • An image of the page of the parent’s passport giving details of their children (only if the child’s ID document has also been submitted);
  • Guardians must submit confirmation of guardianship status from the Orphan’s Court or another document confirming guardianship rights.

We will review the application within 2 business days. We will send an online banking username and password to your child’s phone number.
You will receive an X card and PIN code by post within a week. We will inform you of the processing status of your application by SMS to your phone number.

How do I apply for the X REWARDS prize and discount program?

To receive X REWARDS discounts from our partners, you must notify the cashier before making the purchase that you will be paying with an X smart card. After registering at xrewards.lv, each purchase with an X smart card will earn X REWARDS points (1 Euro = 2 points). The points you earn can be exchanged for various prizes. Discount locations and prizes can be viewed on the X REWARDS website.

What access rights do children, young people and parents have to the online bank?

Up to 18 years. The online bank usage regime is chosen by the parents. Options include a monitoring regime or a special regime allowing transfers from their account, payments, blocking or unblocking cards, and card replacement. A child’s parent or guardian can only monitor their child’s spending and view account balance and transactions in the monitoring regime.

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. All operations are available in the online bank: money transfers, blocking or unblocking cards, replacing cards and applying for bank products.

What access rights are there to the mobile app?

Up to 18 years. If the monitoring regime has been selected for the online bank, then both the child and parent (or guardian) can use the app to see account balance, the card, purchases and X REWARDS points. If the special regime has been selected for the online bank, the young person will be able to use the app to make transfers, activate the card, change the PIN code, and block and unblock cards. 

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. All operations are available in the mobile app: money transfers, card activation, blocking or unblocking cards, and PIN code changes. 

What if I lose my card?

Up to 18 years. You can block your card in the Citadele app or by calling 6701 0000. A parent or guardian can apply for a new card by calling 6701 0000.

From 16 years (with a regular income) and young people over the age of 18. You can block your card in the Citadele app or by calling 6701 0000, while you can apply for a replacement in the online bank or by calling 6701 0000.