Opening an account - Current Accounts - Accounts & Services l Ulster Bank

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Opening a Business Account

What do you need?


Sole Trader

Opening an account

To comply with regulation and to protect against fraud we have to verify each business owner and their business.

Therefore we need one original document from each option below to be taken to your local branch.

Business Owner Verification

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Icon expand Who are you?

Passport or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
National ID Card
Accordion

Icon expand Where do you live?

Original Utility Bill (gas, electric, landline telephone only) or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
Bank, credit card or mortgage statement (non Ulster Bank only)

Business Verification

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Icon expand Where is your business located, if not your residential address?

Registered Accountant / Solicitor's letter addressed to Ulster Bank confirming the business  name, owners and trading address
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Icon expand Is your business trading more than 18 months?

A copy of your most recent Annual Accounts

Partnership

Opening an account

To comply with regulation and to protect against fraud we have to verify each business owner and their business.

From each partner we require one original document from the 'who are you?' and 'where do you live?' sections below to be presented at your local branch.

To verify your business we require one original document from each option within the Business Verification section to be presented at your local branch.

Business Owner Verification

Accordion

Icon expand Who are you?

Passport or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
National ID Card
Accordion

Icon expand Where do you live?

Original Utility Bill (gas, electric, landline telephone only) or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
Bank, credit card or mortgage statement (non Ulster Bank only)

Business Verification

Accordion

Icon expand Where is your business located, if not your residential address?

Registered Accountant / Solicitor's letter addressed to Ulster Bank confirming the business  name, owners and trading address
Accordion

Icon expand Is your business trading more than 18 months?

A copy of your most recent Annual Accounts

Limited Company

Opening an account

To comply with regulation and to protect against fraud we have to verify each business owner and their business.

From each director and shareholder we need one original document from the 'who are you?' and 'where do you live?' sections below to be presented at your local branch.

We also need to verify your business and require one original document from each option within the Business Verification section.

Business Owner Verification

Accordion

Icon expand Who are you?

Passport or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
National ID Card
Accordion

Icon expand Where do you live?

Original Utility Bill (gas, electric, landline telephone only) or 
Full UK / Irish Driving Licence or 
Bank, credit card or mortgage statement (non Ulster Bank only)

Business Verification

Accordion

Icon expand Is your business trading more than 18 months?

A copy of your most recent Annual Accounts
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