Opening a Bank Account with Barclays in UK
Documents & ID Proof Required to Open Barclays Bank Account in UK
If you’re applying for an account with Barclays bank, you'll need to carry 2 valid, original documents at the branch in which you want to open a bank account. Keep in mind that you’ll require to show separate documents to verify your identity and your address each. Single ID proof to verify ID and address both will not fulfill the asked requirements.
Proof of ID for Opening Bank Account with Barclays
In order to open a bank account, below listed documents are acceptable as proof of your ID
Address proof documents in UK for Opening Barclays Bank Account
As you’re required to submit different proofs for identity and address verification purposes.
Below enclosed is the list of documents that are acceptable as address proof to open a new bank account at Barclays:
What ID do I need to open a student bank account with Barclays?
In case you are applying for a Student account i.e. Higher Education Account or Graduate Additions, you’re required to present one valid document for ID proof and one that has your current UK address on it.
List of accepted ID proofs for student bank accounts with Barclays:
|Proof of ID documents||Proof of current UK address documents|
|Full passport||Full UK paper driving licence (if not already used to verify your identity)|
|Photocard national identity card||Letter/bill from utility company (less than 3 months old, except for water bills and mobile phone bills.|
|Full UK paper driving licence||TV Licence letter or Direct Debit schedule (less than 12 months old. The document needs to detail your name and address and confirm the existence of a TV Licence)|
|A full UK or foreign photocard driving licence||Council Tax bill, payment book or exemption certificate (less than 12 months old)|
|UK Armed Forces ID card||UK or foreign bank/credit card statement (less than 3 months old and not printed from the internet). Store card statements are not accepted|
|Student ID card – NUS & Student Union cards not accepted||UCAS Letter (less than 12 months old, showing offer of a place on a course in the current or next academic year)|
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