NS Business Card

Personal NS-BC

Create "mijn NS zakelijk" -account

Your personal NS-BC is automatically activated and can be used in train, bus, tram, metro by checking in and out. If you want to change an OFI number for a trip, switch classes, view your trips, etc. you need to create an Mijn NS Zakelijk account. A more detailed instruction on the Mijn NS Zakelijk portal can be found under (help and contact).

The NS Business Card is for business travel by public transport only (and in some cases commuter travel). The NS-BC is NOT to be used for personal purposes.*

Information needed at first log-in

  • NS-BC card number. The card number is visible on the NS-BC (16 digits)
  • accompanying PIN code (default last 4 digits of the card number)

Go to www.ns.nl/mijnnszakelijk

On the right side of the screen right of the picture of the new card, click hier

Fill out your @utwente.nl e-mail address. You will now receive an e-mail with a link to activate Mijn NS Zakelijk.

Check if you entered your email correctly and confirm the address by clicking bevestigen (confirm) or go back/terug.

Activate your account

After confirming you address and creating an account, you will receive an email which provides an email through which you have to activate your account. In this email you have to click on hier or copy the URL in the address bar of your browser.

After clicking the link in the confirmation email, your browser will open a webpage.

On this page, you need to enter a password (twice, to make sure you entered it correctly) and click opslaan (save/submit).

At this point the screen will portray the message uw wachtwoord is gewijzigd. Now, you will be able to log in with your email address and password and manage your travel information and orders.


*A personal NS Business Card to which a public transport seasonal ticket, purchased by the UT, has been linked, may be used for commuting. Use of the card for other, personal purposes is only allowed if and in so far as the seasonal ticket linked to the NS Business Card allows for this without any further costs being incurred. If you are entitled to a seasonal ticket provided by the UT, you have been notified by HR.

How to use your personal NS business card

The NS Business Card is for business travel by public transport only (and in some cases commuter travel). The NS-BC is NOT to be used for personal purposes.*

Before you use the card, read the terms of use.

*A personal NS Business Card to which a public transport seasonal ticket, purchased by the UT, has been linked, may be used for commuting. Use of the card for other, personal purposes is only allowed if and in so far as the seasonal ticket linked to the NS Business Card allows for this without any further costs being incurred. If you are entitled to a seasonal ticket provided by the UT, you have been notified by HR.

Travel via check in and out

You can travel with your NS-BC by bus, tram, train and metro simply using “check in, check out”.

Travel with discount

In general your NS-BC comes without a season ticket or discount. For each card, your contact person can (de-)activate a season ticket. You can check if any discount is activated in theMijn NS Zakelijk portal. If foresee a increase in your business travel, you can ask the contact person for your department to activate a season ticket.

Mijn NS Zakelijk portal

You can view and alter your travel details in the Mijn NS Zakelijk portal.

To get access you have to create an account at the login page. If you forgot your password you can also request a new one at this page.

If you have trouble logging onto the portal or you lost all your login details, you should contact NS Customer service, phone +31 (0) 30 3001111, email nszakelijk@ns.nl

More information

If you forgot your card, you should check the FAQ to find out what to do? If you have any questions about the NS-BC or what to do when your card was lost or stolen, you should contact the NS-BC contact within your department. .

More information on travelling with your NS-BC: www.ns.nl/en/business/home. If you have any questions you can contact NS Customer service by phone 030 300 11 11 or email nszakelijk@ns.nl.

Taxirit

Your taxi trip can be booked online by logging in via Mijn NS Zakelijk. You can also book by telephone no later than half an hour beforehand via 0900 204 2000 (€0.10 per minute). Before booking, make sure you have permission to take a taxi.

The taxi doesn’t wait for more than 5 minutes. You need to book at least 30 minutes in advance. You can change or cancell up to 30 minutes before departure. If you want to travel at night between 1.00 and 7.00, you need to book at least 24 hours in advance.

Additional Services

Allowed*:

Not Allowed:

  • Train
  • NS Bicycle parking
  • Bus, tram, metro

Free with NS-BC:

  • NS Hispeed Lounge
  • Taxi (only with permission)
  • Q-park (only with permission), park&ride
  • Bicycle rental and NS Scooter
  • Greenwheels

* Only when used for business travel

Bicycle parking

With your card you can park your bike at 36 NS Bicycle parkings. After you have had your NS-Business Card scanned in and a barcode has been affixed to your bicycle, you can put it in the supervised storage area.

NS Stations with parking facilities accessible with your NS-BC

Alkmaar, Alphen a/d Rijn, Amersfoort, Amsterdam Centraal (2 stallingen), Arnhem, Assen, Breda, Delft, Den Haag Centraal, Den Haag HS, Dordrecht, Ede Wageningen Zuidzijde, Eindhoven (2 stallingen), Gouda Noordzijde, Haarlem, 's-Hertogenbosch, Hilversum, Hoorn, Leeuwarden, Leiden (2 stallingen), Maastricht, Meppel, Nijmegen, Roermond, Rotterdam Centraal (2 stallingen), Tilburg, Utrecht (Oost- en Westzijde), Venlo, Weesp, Woerden, Zwolle.

Pilot parking at Station Enschede

In Enschede it should be possible to park and retrieve your bike using your NS-BC during opening hours.

More information (in Dutch) on the Website NS Fiets.

NS Hispeed Lounge

You have free access to the lounges at Amsterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Centraal, Schiphol and Breda stations.

Q-Park

When you hold your NS-Business Card Dal up to the card reader as you drive in or out, the barrier will open. In Gouda and Sittard, you receive a ticket that you can pay for at the car park ticket machine using your NS-Business Card. Note that you are only allowed to use these services if you have permission from your manager.

Taxi

If you want to use the taxi services you this has to be pre-approved by your manager.

Booking a taxi from the station using your NS-Business Card is very easy. There is no need for you any longer to pay it first, keep the receipts and then declare the expenses. Your taxi trip can be booked online by logging in using your card number and PIN code via Mijn NS Zakelijk. If you book a taxi trip using a departmental card, please also state your name in the comments field. You can also book by telephone no later than half an hour beforehand via 0900 204 2000 (€0.10 per minute).

Note!

  • The taxi will wait for 5 minutes at the agreed upon spot
  • A (train)taxi to the station can be booked online or by phone no later than half an hour beforehand. A taxi at the station can only be booked through the taxi stand on the spot.
  • You need permission from your manager to use the taxi service.

Greenwheels car service

It is NOT ALLOWED to use the Greenwheels car service. Munsterhuis is the preferred car rental for the UT.

OV bicycle and NS Scooter

Using the OV bicycle or scooter with your NS-BC is NOT ALLOWED.