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Question

How do I verify my bank details?

Answer

To allow us to verify your nominated bank account, please send us:

• An original or certified copy* of your bank statement dated from within the last six months which confirms your name as account holder, sort code and account number. Please note we can accept internet bank statements.

Your nominated bank account must be a UK personal current account in your name and accept Sterling debits and credits and electronic payments. Business or Savings accounts cannot be used.

* Certified copies
Certified copies are duplicates of documents which a person of professional standing has stated to be genuine copies of the original documents. The person certifying the document must:

• Sign, stamp and date the document and state in writing that it is a true copy of the original which they have seen
• confirm their position (in line with acceptable certifiers above)
• provide a contact telephone number or email address
People who can certify documents are:
• Employees of Barclays Group or Barclays Wealth , including Barclays Bank counter staff
• Post Office certification service
• A government department, member of staff or official
• A director, manager or bank counter staff of a bank or an authorised credit or financial institution
• A director, company secretary or manager of an Approved Fiduciary Services Provider
• An Embassy, consulate or high commission officer in the country of issue
• A qualified lawyer or attorney, registered with the relevant national professional body
• A qualified accountant, registered with the relevant national professional body
• A notary public, a member of the judiciary, a senior civil servant or a serving police officer.

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