To make your application as easy as possible, there are just a few things you need to check.
Please make sure:
Award Winning OnlineYou are aged 18 or over
Award Winning OnlineYou are a UK resident
Award Winning OnlineYou have not been declared bankrupt in the past 6 years
Under 18? See accounts for under 18s
What you need to have
To have the best chance to open your account straight away and to fight fraud and money laundering, we are required by law to confirm your identity. This can usually be done online if you have:
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.
What you need to know
- 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
Please save and/or print a copy of the documents below.
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