Opening a Dutch bank account

If you would like to open a Dutch bank account while you are studying at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), you can do so at several banks. The three most well-known banks are ABN AMRO, ING and Rabobank. Below you can find information about each bank. For more information about the banks, please click on the links in the left column or visit them during the orientation programmes.

Summary

 Bank Cost Necessary Documents Account Activation Bank Card
ABN AMRO €1.40 per month
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Proof of enrolment from EUR
  • Proof of residence (e.g. rental contract)
  • BSN-number (if available)
Immediately 3-4 working days
Rabobank €1,40 per month
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Proof of enrolment from EUR
  • BSN-number
Immediately 5 working days
ING  €4,35 every 3 months
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Proof of enrolment from EUR
  • Proof of residence (e.g. rental contract)
  • Dutch phone number
  • BSN-number (if available)
  • Tin (Tax identification number from the home country)
Immediately

With BSN: immediately

Without BSN: within a week


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