As the online transfer system of the Dutch banks, iDEAL is very popular with consumers in the Netherlands. The system was officially launched in 2006. Today, ABN AMRO, ASN Bank, Friesland Bank, ING, Knab, Rabobank, RegioBank, SNS Bank, Triodos Bank and Van Lanschot Bankiers support iDEAL for the secure processing of internet payments.
iDEAL payments can be effected exclusively by the participating Dutch banks. If a consumer chooses iDEAL as a payment method in your online offer, he or she will be redirected to the trusted online banking environment of his or her principal bank where he or she enters the customer data into the transfer order. Since the consumer cannot revoke the transfer order, you, the merchant, can immediately deliver the ordered goods or services without any risk and without delay.
Everything that the consumer needs is an account with one of the participating iDEAL banks which is enabled for online banking. Among the participating banks are ABN AMRO, ASN Bank, Friesland Bank, ING, Knab, Rabobank RegioBank, SNS Bank, Triodos Bank, and Van Lanschot Bankiers. Around 10 million Dutch have their account with one of the aforementioned banks.
For you as a merchant, accepting iDEAL requires little effort, since PAYONE provides the technical implementation and the required acceptance contract and takes care of all formalities.