Vlag van Oekraïne

Welcome at Rabobank

Were you forced to flee Ukraine and do you need a checking account in the Netherlands? As a cooperative bank, we want to contribute to a livable society for all. That includes being close to you. You can easily open a checking account to make payments swiftly and securely. Below we will tell you what you need for this and how it works.

What do I need to open the checking account?

You can open a Rabo DirectPakket with us. To do so, you must enter your personal details, answer a few questions and identify yourself. Keep the following details at hand while opening the account:

Your residential address in the Netherlands.Your citizen service number (Dutch BSN) provided to you by the municipality where you reside.

You also need one of these IDs:

A valid international Ukrainian passport with or without biometric information.A valid Ukrainian domestic passport in form of ID card.

If you have a valid or expired passport from another country and have a Ukrainian residence permit that was valid on February 24, 2022, you can also open an account. This can only be done at one of our offices. There, we can best help you on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in terms of support. Check the list below to see which Rabobank office you can easily reach.

Download the Rabo Mobiel Identificeren App

Download the Rabo Mobiel Identificeren App from the app stores.

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How do I open the checking account?

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Download the Rabo Mobiel Identificeren App via the download buttons above
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Open the app and click ‘Ik wil een rekening openen’ (‘I want to open an account’) and then ‘Als vluchteling uit Oekraïne’ (‘As a refugee from Ukraine’)
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Follow the steps
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After your application has been approved, you will receive the debit card, pin and Rabo Scanner within 3 working days at the address you provided in the application
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Activate your debit card. Now you can start using your checking account and debit card

Checking account terms and conditions

For refugees from Ukraine, who are covered by the Temporary Protection Directive, we do not charge fees for maintaining the checking account and providing a debit card until March 1, 2023. This is now €2.25 per month. The first four cash deposits per year are also free until March 1, 2023. It is possible that this will change after that date.

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