How to Find and Use Your Citibank Login

Follow these steps to find your Citi login so you can manage your bank accounts online.

Citibank online banking makes it easier to manage your account. If you want to open an account with Citibank or access your existing accounts online, you can do this online via computer or using the Citibank mobile app. Banking online makes it easier to manage your account, with a simple signup process to access your Citibank account online.

So you can take advantage of all the ways online banking can save you money, here’s how to log into your bank account online.

Register for a Citibank Online Account

Click on the “Register” button at the top left side of the login page at You’ll need your credit card number, the primary cardholder’s date of birth and the last four digits of his Social Security number or the ZIP code of the billing address on the account. The website will take you through the steps to register.

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How to Log In to Citibank Online From a Desktop

It’s easy to log in to Citibank online using a desktop or laptop computer. Logging in this way will give you the same functions as using the mobile app on your phone or tablet.

Follow these simple steps to log in to your Citibank online account:

  1. Visit the Citibank online login page.
  2. Enter your user ID and password.
  3. Click the “Sign on” button.
  4. Sign out when your session is complete.

Never select the “Remember My User ID” option when using a public computer or someone else’s device. When using public computers, clear the browser data when you’re done. Deleting browsing data and unchecking “Remember My User ID” are vital steps to protecting your personal information and preventing fraudulent access.

How to Log In to Citibank Online Using Mobile Devices

You can log into your Citibank account from your phone, tablet or smartphone. You can access your account through a browser, exactly like using a desktop computer. Another option is to log in using the Citibank app. The Citi Mobile banking app is an easier option and gives you faster access by skipping the login process. The app provides notifications about bank and credit card transactions. It also allows locking the card if you lose or misplace it, to prevent fraudulent transactions.

Here are the steps to access your account with the Citi Mobile app:

  1. From the Citibank site, Google Play or iTunes, download the Citi app for your device.
  2. Open the app.
  3. Enter your Citibank online banking login information including user ID and password.
  4. Sign out when your session is complete.

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Recovering Your Citibank Login Password or User ID

If you forgot your Citibank user ID or password, you’ll need your credit card number. If you linked your credit card account to your debit card, you’ll need your debit card account information. Once you enter the debit card number, you’ll need to provide either the date of birth of the primary cardholder, the last four digits of the Social Security number or the security word that you set up when you registered the account.

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Banking online makes it easier to manage your accounts. You can check your transactions often and catch fraudulent charges quickly. You can also check your balance, send money, and perform other online tasks without a trip to the bank or waiting for a monthly statement to arrive. Citibank offers step-by-step help on its site.

About the Author

Miriam Caldwell is a North Carolina-based writer specializing in personal finances.  Miriam has written about everything from budgeting to managing your money while married. With more than 12 years of experience, her writing as appeared online at,, and