FAQ

International payments

What is the status of my international payment?

An international payment within the European Union takes 5 workdays. Please contact your local bank if the payment has been delayed. International payments outside the European Union do not have time limit. This depends on the country to where the money is transferred to. Please contact your local bank for further information. In case you made an international payment to a Rabobank customer, please contact your bank. The bank which has commissioned the payment can provide you with further information. To find your local bank go to for customers in The Netherlands or for customers outside The Netherlands.

What are the transfer fees for international payments?

The fee depends on several aspects like currency, the amount, the country to where the money is transferred to. Please contact your local bank to find out more about our transfer fees for international transactions. To find your local bank go to for customers in The Netherlands or for customers outside The Netherlands.

Where do I find a SWIFT or IBAN code to make an international payment?

All Rabobanks in the Netherlands use the following SWIFT (or BIC) code: RABONL2U.
For more information about SWIFT codes from other banks please go to www.swift.com.
IBAN stands for International Bank Account Number. The IBAN facilitates the automation of cross-border payment transaction processing. Each country has its particular national IBAN format. For more information about converting Dutch bank account numbers to an international bank account number go to www.ibannl.org. Your personal IBAN number is listed on your bank account statement and can be found via Rabo Internetbankieren (Rabo Online Banking).