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Open a payment account

Last updated: 1/18/2024, 12:45 PM
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If you fall under the Temporary Protection, you can open a checking account. Here you will find information on how to open a Dutch checking account.

Payment accounts for refugees from Ukraine

You can open a bank account by presenting a Ukrainian biometric passport or ID card. It is also possible to open a payment account with a different proof of identity. You can read more about this in the subcategory opening a payment account with a different proof of identity.

Requirements for opening bank account

With almost all banks, you need a

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citizen service number (BSN)
. You also need a (residential) address, phone number and e-mail address. A current account has an IBAN, which is an account number, a debit card and the option to do (international) banking via internet banking.

Via the website of Betaalvereniging Nederland you can see which banks offer this and what the requirements are. These banks have temporarily relaxed the rules and guidelines for creating current accounts for refugees from Ukraine.

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