Rabobank Wholesale offers the service of providing a Standard Bank Confirmation, which is used by external auditors to verify their client’s financial statements. The content of the Standard Bank Confirmation is aligned with the requirements of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants (NBA) and the Dutch Banking Association (NVB).
1 Application via an authorised representative
Via an authorised representative you can submit a request to provide your external auditor with a Standard Bank Confirmation. A separate request needs to be submitted for each legal entity that has a relationship with the bank.
2 How to apply for a Standard Bank Confirmation
Visit Rabo Corporate Connect to apply for a Standard Bank Confirmation. Log in to the site and browse via “menu” and “Self Service” to the application form.
After submitting the request for a Standard Bank Confirmation via Rabo Corporate Connect you can follow the status of your request. Once the requested documents have been processed we will send the requested Standard Bank Confirmation directly to your external auditor. You will receive a notification that the requested Standard Bank Confirmation can be downloaded from the portal. The portal will keep track of the full history of your applications.
Wholesale clients who do not have access yet to Rabo Corporate Connect can reach out to their contact person within the bank to obtain access to Rabo Corporate Connect.
3 How to apply for a Standard Bank Confirmation not using RCC
Wholesale clients not using Rabo Corporate Connect can use the application form to apply for the Standard Bank Confirmation via email.
The information must be provided in full and truthfully by the persons authorised in your organisation.
Please send the application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
4 How to apply for a Standard Bank Confirmation for local bank clients
Local bank clients will have to contact their local bank to apply for a Standard Bank Confirmation.
The following fees are payable for the application for a Standard Bank Confirmation*:
- 1 to 5 entities: EUR 75,- per requested Standard Bank Confirmation
- From 6 to 10 entities: EUR 50,- per requested Standard Bank Confirmation
- From 11 entities onwards: EUR 25,- per requested Standard Bank Confirmation
*All prices are excluding 21% Dutch VAT.
The fees related to the requested Standard Bank Confirmation(s) will be debited from your EURO account after having signed the SEPA Direct Debit mandate (EURO). You will find the SEPA Direct Debit mandate (EURO) on the back of the Standard Bank Confirmation application form. A non Euro payment can be effected after receipt of the invoice according the payment instructions as stated on the invoice.
6 Processing time
We will do our utmost to process your application within 15 working days after the reference date. When a request is raised with a reporting date in the future, the request will be processed within 15 working days after passing this date.