Why should I get a Dutch bank acount?

– many Dutch stores do not accept Visa or Mastercards

– you can only send tikkies with a dutch bank account (many students settle bills via tikkie)

– in general it makes your life here in the Netherlands often easier if you have a Dutch bank account

If you decide to open a student bank account at ABN Amro, you will get:


– A free bank account with debit card, internet-mobile banking


– Contract in English


– Overview of your income and expenses


– Open in 5 minutes via your mobile with a valid passport


– Possibility to get a student insurance (combination of Personal Liability and Home Contents)



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