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

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
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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 Confirmation of Trading Name (if applicable)

Certificate of Registration from Companies Registration Office 
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Icon expand Where is your business located?

Original Utility Bill (gas, electric, landline telephone only) or 
Registered Accountant / Solicitor's letter addressed to Ulster Bank confirming the business address
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Icon expand Where do you Bank?

Startup business?  3 months personal current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank) or 
Existing business?  3 months business current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank)

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 Confirmation of Trading Name (if applicable)

Certificate of Registration from Companies Registration Office 
Accordion

Icon expand Where is your business located?

Original Utility Bill (gas, electric, landline telephone only) or 
Registered Accountant / Solicitor's letter addressed to Ulster Bank confirming the business address
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Icon expand Who is in the partnership?

Most recent Audited reports and accounts or
Registered Accountant / Solictor's letter addressed to Ulster Bank confirming the partnership exists
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Icon expand Where do you Bank?

Startup business?  3 months personal current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank) or 
Existing business?  3 months business current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank)

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

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Icon expand Who is the Company?

Original Certificate of Incorporation and Company Constitution
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Icon expand Who is in the Company?

Certified List of Directors and Shareholding Details
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Icon expand Where do you Bank?

Startup business?  3 months personal current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank) or 
Existing business?  3 months business current account statements (if not held with Ulster Bank)
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Contact us

If you need further clarification on the An Post services please call our Business team :

  • 1850 211 690

  • or 0044 2890538459

Lines are open 8.30am - 5.30pm  Monday to Friday - note calls may be recorded

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