Open an account

Open a bank account

By easily using your mobile phone

  • Open the account yourself online
  • No need to visit your branch
  • Fast and secure
In order to get a single account you must have an address in the Netherlands where you are registered.

ABN AMRO has the right bank account for you

Your day-to-day banking

Our bank account includes everything you need for your day-to-day banking.

Free payment alerts

Free payment alerts in the ABN AMRO app. That’s a nice extra!

Secure banking

Secure banking, always, with the ABN AMRO app, online or at a bank branch.
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Follow these easy steps to open an account


1. Download the ABN AMRO app

You can open a Dutch current account as soon as you’ve moved to the Netherlands. 


2. Fill in data

Take a photo of your passport and enter the requested details.

You need a Dutch registered address of residence.


3. Direct access to online banking

You’ll get your account number and access to online banking within 4 hours.

Frequently asked questions

You can open a bank account online if you: 

  • are aged 18 years or older;
  • have an official Dutch home address;
  • have a Dutch ID or an international passport;
  • are liable to pay taxes in the Netherlands (and possibly also in another country).
All you need to do is download the ABN AMRO app.

Opening a Dutch bank account online is done within less than 10 minutes. All you need is your mobile and your ID. You can prove your identity in the ABN AMRO app. Fast and easy right? After applying you will receive your account number within 4 hours. 

Prefer to make an appointment and come to one of our branch offices? That’s also possible. First make an appointment. After opening the bank account you will receive your debit card within 5 working days.

Yes. Foreigners with an international passport, EU-passport or any Dutch ID can open a bank account in the Netherlands. You also need a BSN to open the bank account.

Yes, you need a BSN to open a Dutch bank account. Moreover you need an international passport, EU-passport or any Dutch ID to open the bank account.