No, we don’t impose any data or time limits if you’re on the Proton VPN Free plan. You can use Proton VPN as much as you like.
Get a safe, private, and free VPN
Proton VPN is a free and unlimited VPN from the team that created Proton Mail, the world’s most popular encrypted email service.
Stop your internet activity from being recorded by your internet service provider and hide your IP address from the websites you visit.
Access blocked content by bypassing firewalls and other government restrictions. Our alternative routing(new window) helps you beat advanced internet blocks.
Stay safe on public WiFi
Protect yourself from hackers when using public WiFi and prevent WiFi providers from selling your data to advertisers.
Get a free VPN you can trust
- Unlimited bandwidth
- No ads and free forever
- No logs and strong Swiss privacy laws
- Open source and audited
Protect your privacy with Proton VPN free
Easy to use
Proton VPN is one of the easiest VPNs to use. Simply install the app and connect with one click. We handle everything else automatically.
Proton VPN uses only strong, secure VPN protocols: OpenVPN, IKEv2, and WireGuard.
Open source VPN
All Proton VPN apps are open source and independently audited by security experts, so you can be sure they’re secure.
Strict no-logs VPN
We don't keep any logs of your activity, which means we cannot share data with third parties.
If your connection is interrupted, kill switch blocks all network traffic to keep your IP address safe.
DNS leak protection
Your DNS requests are encrypted to ensure no one can track where you go online.
Based in Switzerland
With Proton VPN, you’re protected by Swiss data protection laws, which are among the strongest in the world.
Proton is used by journalists and activists worldwide, supported by the European Commission, and recommended by the UN.
An open source, free, and unlimited VPN
- Forever free with no ads or speed limits
- Strong VPN protocols to keep you safe online
- Alternative routing to defeat censorship
- Open source and independently audited
What others say about our free VPN service
Proton VPN’s amazing free version has no limit on data usage, it’s an Editors’ Choice winner and one of the best VPNs.Open source of quote(new window)
Proton VPN has one of the most attractive free options we’ve seen from any VPN. Without paying anything at all, you can get an ad-free VPN with no data logging and no bandwidth limits.Open source of quote(new window)
Get more with Proton VPN Plus
Upgrade to Proton VPN Plus for even faster speeds, advanced security features, and access to exclusive Plus VPN servers.
Access over 1,900 servers in over 65 countries
Access popular streaming services to watch your favorite TV anywhere in the world
10 Gbps servers
Connect to our high-speed 10 Gbps servers on up to 10 devices at once
Stop ads, trackers, and malware from slowing down your browsing
Use BitTorrent without compromising your privacy
Secure Core VPN
Send your traffic through multiple VPN servers to protect against advanced network attacks
Frequently Asked Questions
We don’t impose any speed limits if you're on the Proton VPN Free plan. But remember that using any VPN service will slow down your internet speed a little.
If you're on Proton VPN Free, you have access to over 100 servers in the USA, the Netherlands, and Japan. These servers often have more users than our other servers do, which can affect your internet speed. However, Proton members on our free plan often report higher speeds than those found on other free VPN services.
We don’t block Netflix or any other streaming service if you’re on the Proton VPN Free plan. But we only guarantee access to a range of streaming services if you’re on a paid plan (Proton VPN Plus or Proton Unlimited).
No, our strict no-logs policy, which is backed by strong Swiss privacy laws, applies equally to everyone, whatever Proton VPN plan you’re on. We also use the same strong encryption protocols for all our plans.
No, Proton VPN Free is free for you to use forever. Many members of the Proton community find Proton VPN Free gives them all they need from a VPN. But if you want to get extra features and support our mission to give everyone privacy and security online, upgrade to a paid plan.