Thank you for choosing for a Basic Account. Please read the information below before proceeding to apply.
Are you eligible?
Before you start your application, please make sure:
Award Winning OnlineYou are aged 18 or over
Award Winning OnlineYou are a UK resident, an EU national or you have permission to stay in the UK for at least 12 months
Award Winning OnlineYou have not been declared bankrupt in the past 6 years
Under 18? See accounts for under 18s
Confirming your identity
To fight fraud and money laundering, we are required by law to confirm your identity. We can usually do this online if you have the following to hand:
Award Winning OnlineA current debit or credit card
Award Winning OnlineA valid passport or UK driving licence
If you don’t have these, you can still apply online and provide your ID in-branch or by post.
Other things you need
To complete your application you’ll need to provide:
- Your income details, including benefits, pension and investments
- Your full address for the past 3 years
- If you want to switch your existing account to this new account, you’ll need your current bank details
- Important information if you're considering opening an account in England & Wales.
Please save and/or print a copy of the documents below.
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