Banking in the Netherlands

Information on opening a Dutch bank account - what documents to provide - the credit and debit cards, payment methods cheques and more...

Opening a bank account in the Netherlands is necessary in order to receive a salary, to rent or buy accommodation, to pay utility bills as well as many other everyday necessities.

In principle all banks can charge for the products and services that they offer, but they must inform the customers of the charges levied.

Major Dutch Retail Banks