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A better way

Handing children cash makes it hard to track, easy to lose and awkward to provide in an emergency. As children grow older, they need a better way to manage money.

Convenience and safety

With An Post Money Mate, 7-15 year old children get a contactless Mastercard debit card and their own app. They can pay safely in shops or online and bank at any post office.



The An Post Money Mate account gives children freedom and responsibility.


Use a fun app to manage earnings, savings and spending.


Deposit cash and cheques at any post office. Get cash at any ATM or post office.


Get paid for household Jobs - right into your account.


Create Jars to put aside money for a special purchase. Set amounts and deadlines. 


Pay safely in shops or online with a contactless debit Mastercard.


Get transaction and low balance alerts. Check the account balance and savings.

An app for children

Children use their own version of the An Post Money app to manage their money.

Money Mate App

Parental supervision

Supervise your children with ease using the new An Post Money app. Keep an eye on their money, set jobs for pay and put limits in place.


Set transaction and low balance alerts. See a weekly summary.

Freeze card

Lock the debit card for bad behaviour or until it's found.


See progress toward savings goals. Approve spending from Jars.

Household Jobs

Set tasks for pay. Approve payment upon completion.

Send money

Instantly transfer money. Schedule a weekly allowance.

Stay in control

Set amount limits per transaction and week. Block ATM, shop or online use.2

Let's get started!

To open an account and use An Post Money Mate, please download the An Post Money app.

Download our app on Google PlayDownload our app at the app store

Things to know

Help & Support

We're here to help! If your card is lost or stolen, if you've forgotten your PIN, or if you've any questions, please get in touch.

An Post is authorised by the Minister for Finance to provide payment services and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland in the provision of such services. the An Post Money Mate Debit Mastercard is issued by An Post. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

An Post is a Designated Activity Company Registered Office: General Post Office, O'Connell Street Lower. Dublin 1 DO1 F5P2 Registered Number : 98788

App Store and Apple Pay are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Google Play and Google Pay are trademarks of Google LLC. Fitbit Pay is a registered trademark of Fitbit, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and other countries.

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  1. An Post Money Mate cannot be opened for a child older than 15 years and 6 months. Customers over 16 can open an An Post Money Current Account.

  2. A maximum daily transaction and ATM withdrawal limit applies.