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EU bank account

A bank account for those living outside the UK but within the EU

Do you live in the EU, but outside the UK?

You could still be able to open a bank account with us. Start by having a look at the account we offer and decide if it is suitable for you.

Our Foundation account

A simple account to help you take control of your finances. This account doesn’t have an overdraft facility or cheque book. No monthly fee.

  • Easy to use Mobile Banking app
  • 24/7 Online Banking
  • Visa debit card

The app is available to Online Banking customers with a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.

Documents accepted...

Proof of identity

When opening an account with us we will need to verify your identity. To make this easier for you we have listed out the types of ID we can accept. See our list of ID.

Proof of address

We also need another document to use as proof of your address and this can’t be the same document used as proof of ID. See our list of acceptable documents.

How to apply

How do I apply?

Download, print and fill in the ‘Current Account application form for EU residents’ below. Then send it along with the required ID documents to the address provided on the application form.

How can I prepare?

We’ll need some personal details, such as your address history and proof of ID.

What happens next?

Once we've received your application, we’ll get in touch to let you know the account we can offer you. Once you confirm you’re happy to proceed, we'll open your account.

Important Information

Please take some time to review, print and/or save the important information. By clicking to proceed you are confirming that you have been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents including the FSCS information sheet.

If you're happy to proceed...

...then download this form, fill it in and pop it in the post to us…