Proof of identity

Proof of Identity

  • Valid passport
  • EU National Identity Card (photographic)
  • Valid UK Photo card Full/Provisional Driving Licence
  • Electoral ID Card (NI only)
  • Translink Smart and Senior Smart cards for customers over 60 (NI only)

Proof of Address

  • Utility Bill, other than a mobile phone bill, dated within the last 6 months
  • Bank/Building Society/Credit Union/Credit Card/Post Office Accounts Statement dated within the last 6 months
  • Local Authority correspondence
  • Valid UK Photo card Full/Provisional Driving Licence (may only be used for either proof of identity or proof of address, not both)
  • HMRC/Revenue Commissioners correspondence dated within the last 13 months
  • Correspondence from DWP/Benefits Agency/NI Housing Executive Social Insurance documents/Disability Allowance book/Disability Pension book/ROI Pension book

Certification list

We don’t need you to send us your original documents. Our branch staff can certify copies from an original or you can go to one of the following:

  • Post Office official (UK)
  • Bank or Building Society official
  • FCA registered broker/introducer
  • Justice of the Peace or Commissioner of Oaths/Notary Public
  • Accountant, Solicitor or Barrister
  • Attorney at Law

(You might be charged a fee depending on who you ask to certify your documents)