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Opening a Dutch bank account

If you’d like to open a Dutch bank account while you’re studying at Erasmus University Rotterdam, 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. 


  Cost Necessary Documents Account Activation Bank Card
ABN AMRO €2,75
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Letter of acceptance from EUR
  • Proof of residence
3-4 weeks after you submit the application form to the university  3-4 working days
Rabobank €0
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Proof of enrollment at the EUR
  • BSN-number
Immediately 5 working days
ING  €3.75 every 3 months
  • Valid passport or ID
  • Proof of enrollment at the EUR
  • BSN-number (if available)

With BSN: immediately

Without BSN: within a week

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