iDEAL is an online payment method that consumers can use to pay through their own bank. Not only web shops but also other online organizations outside the e-commerce market offer iDEAL. iDEAL is increasingly being used to pay utility bills, donations to charities, top up call credits, pay municipal taxes, traffic fines, etc ...

  • Since its introduction in 2005, more than 500 million payments have been made with iDEAL.
  • IDEAL can be used to pay at more than 100,000 web shops and other organizations.
  • iDEAL has been selected for years in the top 10 of strong and indispensable brands.
  • 60% of consumers paid for their last online purchase with iDEAL.

iDEAL is not a central electronic payment system, but a collection of technical agreements between banks and transaction processors.
Based on these technical agreements, iDEAL is seamlessly integrated into the internet banking of the banks.

Number of iDEAL payments increased again

  • The transition to European payments is almost complete, Currency writes in its 2013 annual report.