Become a customer without BankID
Are you over 18? You can become a customer by following the steps below. Please read all the provided information before filling out the form.
In order to open an account with us, you need to fill out an electronic form. Before filling out the form, make sure you have:
- A national identity number (D-number)
- A valid e-mail address
- A mobile phone number
The bank will now register the information you have provided in the electronic form. Within one week, we will send you an sms and ask you to come to our nearest office, where you have to sign the agreement documents and identify yourself. Remember to bring the identification documents you have listed in the form with you, as well as additional documentation (e.g. passport, refugee travel document, EEA registration certificate). Read more about identification requirements below.
Once you have been to our office, the account will be opened within the following week. You will be given a Visa Electron card and online banking in order to access the account. BankID will also be issued.
Please be noted that you must have a national identity number (D-number) in order to become a customer. The Norwegian Tax Administration is responsible for issuing this. Read more on their webpage.
Below you will find an overview of our identification requirements. Be aware that an emergency passport is not valid. You must provide the original identification papers, a copy will not suffice.
If you have a Norwegian red passport, you can have access to all our services, including a bank card with picture.
If you do not have a passport, only a bank card with picture or a Norwegian driver's license, you can open an account and have a Visa Electron card without picture and without online shopping.
With a valid passport, you can have BankID, an account and a bank card without picture.
If you have a passport and an EEA registration certificate, you can have BankID, an account and a bank card without picture.
If you have a passport but not an EEA registration certificate, you can open an acount and get a Visa Electron card without picture and without online shopping, but you cannot have BankID.
If you have an EEA national ID card or a Schengen standardized residence card, you can open an account and get a Visa Electron card without picture and without online shopping.
If you have a refugee travel document, an immigrant's passport or a passport from a country outside of the EU/EEA, you must have a work or residence permit in order to get BankID, an account and a bank card.
A card for asylum seeker is not valid as identification.