Most employers will expect to pay your wages into your Bank Account.
Do you have one?
|Types of Account|
(Can be managed through your branch or online)
Online Banking Simulator
(Can include National Savings & Investments account from the Post Office)
|Online Savings Account||
Not everyone can open a bank account. Banks will not open an account for you if you are not able to provide them with certain information that proves who you are and where you live.
|Documents needed to open a Bank Account|
|Evidence of who you are||
|Evidence of where you live||
|Evidence of where you work||
|How and where to open a Bank Account|
|High Street Bank||Go into your local bank and speak to customer services or one of the cashiers for details on how to open an account|
|On the internet||If you apply online, you will often need to download an application form or complete an online form. You will also have to send the evidence they require at a later stage.|
|At the Post Office||You can open a NS&I account at your local Post Office. You will need to complete a form obtained from the Post Office.|
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