Opening a bank account in the Netherlands

Opening a bank account with a EU passport

Useful if you:

  • live in the Netherlands and have a Dutch personal ID number (BSN);
  • have a European passport.

Opening a bank account with a non-EU passport

Useful if you:

  • are an expat;
  • are living in or planning to move to the Netherlands;
  • do not have a European passport.
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This is what you will get

  • Current account
  • Debit card
  • E.dentifier (card reader)
  • Savings account (free, optional)
  • Credit card (optional)

Your account will be covered by the deposit insurance scheme.

Next steps

Opening a bank account with an EU passport

  • Open your bank account online
  • Make an appointment at your convenience
  • Our partner AMP Groep will pay you a visit to verify your identity
  • You will receive your debit card and e.dentifier in the post within 5 working days

Opening a bank account with a non-EU passport

  • Open your bank account online
  • We will call you to make an appointment for you with one of our advisers
  • The appointment will be at an ABN AMRO branch near you where we will verify your identity
  • You will receive your debit card and e.dentifier in the post within 5 working days

ABN AMRO has the right bank account for you

Online any time, anywhere

You decide how to pay

All your finances in one safe place