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Opening a bank account in the UK

Opening a bank account in the UK

Soon after you arrive in univeraty, yoa will need to access money to pay penses and tuition fees.

You will need a bank account while you are a student. Most intenntiond students are only able to open a basic bank accxnunt, which does not provide a cheque book or «n ovewfrtft Students who are in the UK for less than six m

ontbs may find it difficult to open any type of b»nk account there.

When you open a bank account you will be asked to provide certain account:

1.A letter from your college explaining that you are a registered student on «n eiigible course and the original offer letter sent to yoa at your overseas address from yow college.

2.Your passport or EU national ID card.

3.It may be helpfol to bring a recent bank statement from yoar current account m yo«r own country and a written reference from your own bank It would be use trsanlation of these documents, if possible, if they are not in Eaglish.

4.If you have a scholarship or other sources of guaranteed fiiEMlmg for your coarse, should bring the letter to the bank.

Some international banks may have branches in your hooMr country is wdl as UK. It may be a good idea to open an account with me of the banks belore you leave home

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