Connect to our free VPN servers for unlimited privacy

Connect to ProtonVPN’s free VPN servers for online protection with no bandwidth limits, no speed restrictions, and no logs.

  • No data restrictions
  • No intrusive ads
  • Open source apps
  • Uncensored internet access
  • Strict no-logs policy

How to connect to ProtonVPN

  1. Step 1

    Sign up for a ProtonVPN account

  2. Step 2

    Download our free VPN app for your platform

  3. Step 3

    Log in and connect to a free server

Free apps, free VPN servers, free from data limits, free from spying

ProtonVPN is a free VPN service with no data or speed limits from a company you can trust.

Browse in private

ProtonVPN hides your internet activity from anyone watching and prevents websites from knowing your real IP address.

Surf without censorship

Connect to a free ProtonVPN server to bypass censorship restrictions from your government and access blocked content.

Connect safely

ProtonVPN secures your connection when using public WiFi hotspots, preventing hackers from stealing your data and WiFi hosts from monitoring and selling your browsing history.

Connect to free VPN servers with ProtonVPN

  • Free open source apps for all devices
  • Free VPN servers
  • No bandwidth limits and no logs
  • Swiss data privacy
  • Used by journalists and activists around the world

Connect to our free VPN servers to protect your data

Servers

Free servers

ProtonVPN runs multiple free servers in the United States, Netherlands, and Japan.

Trustworthy

Trusted

Proton is trusted by activists and journalists around the world and recommended by the UN.

Swiss based

Swiss privacy laws

Our no-logs policy is backed by strong Swiss data privacy laws. Switzerland also has no ties to the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing agreement.

Kill Switch

Kill Switch

All our apps feature a Kill Switch or Always-on VPN to keep you secure if the VPN connection drops.

Encryption

Strong encryption

Our free apps use only the most secure VPN protocols at their highest encryption settings.

Quick connect

Easy to use

Simply tap the Quick Connect button in our apps to connect to the best free VPN server for your location.

Open source

Transparent

All our apps are open source, so anyone can examine our code to ensure they are safe and secure.

Audit

Audited

We have commissioned independent security professionals to perform full audits of all our open source apps, and we have published their reports.

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ProtonVPN is trustworthy, secure, and free

  • Free servers in the United States, Netherlands, and Japan
  • No logs that can compromise your privacy
  • Unlimited bandwidth, no speed limits
  • From the team behind ProtonMail

Upgrade to ProtonVPN Plus for more features

To get access to even faster speeds, advanced security features, and exclusive Plus servers, consider upgrading to a paid plan.

Global network

Global network

Connect to over 1000 servers in over 50 countries

Secure Core VPN

Secure Core VPN

Increase your browsing speed by blocking ads, malware, and online trackers

Connect up to 10 devices

Connect up to 10 devices

Connect to our high-speed 10 Gbps servers on up to 10 devices

NetShield Ad-blocker

NetShield Ad-blocker

Prevent malware, ads, and trackers from slowing down your browsing

BitTorrent support

BitTorrent support

Enjoy fast download speeds while sharing files securely

More devices

Up to 10 devices

Protect your online activity no matter what device you use

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I connect to a free VPN server?

Open our app on your device and tap the Quick Connect button to connect to the fastest free VPN server for your location. Alternatively, you can choose any server in the United States, Netherlands, or Japan that is marked Free.

Are ProtonVPN’s free servers less secure than your paid VPN servers?

When it comes to privacy and security, ProtonVPN treats all our users equally. Our strict no-logs policy fully applies to everyone using our Free plan. Users on our Free plan also use the same apps with the same strong encryption settings as users who have upgraded to one of our paid plans.

Can I stream content using your free VPN servers?

We do not block streaming content on our free servers, but we only guarantee that you will be able to unblock services such as Netflix (various local versions), Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer, Hulu Plus, Peacock, and more with a Plus plan.