Apply for International Student Account | NatWest - Current Accounts

You're applying for a NatWest International Student Account

Thank you for choosing our International Student Account.  Please read the information below before proceeding to apply.


Are you eligible?

Before you start your application, please make sure:

You are aged 17 or over and have a UK residential address

You're completing a full-time undergraduate higher education course of at least two years' duration, or a full-time postgraduate course at a university or college of higher education in the UK.

Confirming your identity

Applying for your International Student Account is easy, but we will need some documentation from you to verify your identity and address in branch after you've applied.

Natwest require three forms of documentation:

One original document that confirms your identity:

  • Passport (with valid Visa where required)
  • National ID Card (for citizens of EU countries)

One original document that confirms your address whilst in the UK:

  • University/College Letter of Acceptance/Enrolment Offer/ Enrolment Certificate
  • Original utility bill/statement
  • Original UK Bank/Building Society or Credit Card Statement

You will also be required to provide proof of your student status before we can open your account:

  • UCAS/NMAS Letter:
  • Student Loan Company/LEA/SAAS Award Letter:
  • University/College Letter of Acceptance/Enrolment Offer/ Enrolment Certificate


Other things you need

To complete your application you’ll need to provide:

Student Account Important information

You may be given the opportunity to apply for a savings account as part of your application. If you are also applying for a savings account please read:

NatWest Personal & Private Saving Account Terms; Personal & Private Saving Account Charges & Fees Information

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