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If something happened to you and you had money in your account, we would contact your beneficiary to let them know you had an account with us.
A beneficiary is someone you would look after your estate upon your death. Beneficiaries have no access to your account or funds while you are living or without legal authority or representation upon your death.
It's a legal requirement to provide I.D when you open any type of bank or savings account.
Because you're a new customer, you'll need to send us two forms of ID. Don't worry, you can do this easily now.We need one from LIST A and another from LIST B as shown below.
Current signed UK passport
Current UK photo-card driving licence (Full or Provisional)
Current Full EU photo-card drivers licence
HM Revenue & Customs Tax Notification
Evidence of entitlement to state benefit, pension, tax credit, etc
Armed Forces/Police ID Card
EU Member State ID Card
Signed Firearms Certificate
UK Residence Permit.
Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency
If you do not have one form of ID from both LIST A and LIST B, we may accept 3 forms of ID from LIST B only
Landline phone bill (we cannot accept mobile phone bills)
Council tax bill for the current year
Current UK photo-card driving licence (Full or Provisional) (only if not used for LIST A)
Bank or building society statement showing address
Recent mortgage statement
Evidence of entitlement to state benefit, pension, tax credit etc.
Official letter from a government agency (e.g. DVLA, HMRC, Job Centre Plus, NHS)
Council Tenancy Agreement
Payslip with address
Benefit book or original notification