Security Deposit Account

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A security deposit is a deposit the landlord requires that tenants make, in order to cover any unpaid rent and/or damage to a rented flat/house. The deposit is normally made to a security deposit account.
 

How to open a security deposit account

The tenant and the landlord must be customers of DNB and both must order the account from their internet banking. More information about how to become a customer.


When we have received the form from the tenant and the landlord the account will be opened.

Set-p fee

Internet banking
NOK 300

Branch office
NOK 1000

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Conditions (pdf)
 

This is what you need

  • Electronic copy of the signed lease
  • The address of the rental housing
  • Name, e-mail and phone number of the other party
  • The landlord must inform us from which account the up-front fee can be charged.

Information about the security deposit account

  • The tenant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Both the tenant and the landlord must be customers of DNB.
  • Click here for more information about how to become a customer.
  • The tenant owns the account, and receives earned interest.
  • Withdrawals cannot be made from the account.
  • The deposit can not exceed the equivalent of six months' rent.
  • The up-front fee must be paid by the landlord.

How to close a security deposit account

When the lease is terminated/expires you can send a termination webform from your online banking.