How to open a UK bank account

Wondering about how to open a bank account in the UK? We've gotcha covered.

The most important step after you've landed in the UK and secured your job is making sure you have a bank account to store all your hard earned cash. It's also essential that you pick a bank that fulfills all the criteria you wish in order to build a good credit history, easily transfer funds home, pay bills, and conveniently check your balance.

Once you've settled in, start to look around . . .

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HI, thankyou for this info!
Is it possible to open a Bank Account in the UK while in the UK on a visit visa? Or even through online from our home country, before getting a job in the UK??


Hi Good Day
Very informative post.
Can you include your spouse’s name in the bank account/ can you open a joint account using the introduction letter from your hospital? Thanks

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