What identification documents do I need to open a current account?

To open a bank account at a branch you need to provide at least one form of photo ID and one proof of address. If opening the account online you require your passport book and a Selfie (picture of you).

Please note the name on the photo ID must match the name on your proof of address.

Online application

To complete your application you must upload:

  • Photo of Passport – with photo page open
  • A Selfie (a picture of you)
  • Proof of Address
Acceptable documents
Acceptable forms of proof of identity you can use online includes:
  • Current Passport
Acceptable proof of address includes:
  • Current utility bill (dated in the past 6 months)
  • Current statement from credit or financial institution

Branch application

To apply in a branch you will asked to bring with you one ID to prove your identity and one documents to prove your address.

Acceptable documents Number of documents
Acceptable proof of identity in branch includes:
  • Current Passport or
  • Irish driving licence card or paper version
  • UK driving licence - card only
Any one form of ID
Acceptable proof of address includes:
  • Current utility bill (dated in the past 6 months)
  • Current statement from credit or financial institution
Any one document

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