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Coming to the UK

Before you arrive:
Apply for a National Insurance Number:

Will you be PAYE or CIS?
Apply for your CIS unique taxpayer’s reference number:

Book your CSCS card –
What is it and why do I need it?

How to set up a bank account:

What do I need?

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of address
  • Utility bills - a gas, water, electric, TV or landline phone bill (not mobile) that's less than three months old
  • Local authority - a council tax bill issued within the current financial year
  • Banking - a UK bank statement that's less than three months old (internet statements aren't acceptable)
  • Housing - a tenancy agreement or council rent book (must be current)
  • Shopping - a catalogue or mail order statement that's less than three months old
  • Personal - a UK photocard driving license with your current address and its full paper counterpart

What if I don’t have any of the above?

  • An official letter from HMRC, DWP or Jobcentre Plus. Once you have completed your interview with Jobcentre Plus they will send you a letter confirming your National Insurance number. This can be used as proof of address.
  • Contract of employment or payslips from your employer with your current address.
  • If you do not current hold a full license, apply for a provisional driving license at the local Post Office. There is a few charged and can take up to two weeks to arrive.
    Some banks will offer you a cash card account if you are unable to provide a proof of address but have an EEA passport. This is a basic account that allows you to withdraw and lodge money using a debit card.

Lloyds Bank now offers to open bank accounts for nationals of all EU member states and a number of International countries hassle free. All you need to provide are one of the following:

  • UK/EEA/EU passport
  • UK/EEA/EU photo driving license. Driving licenses that do not have a photo are not acceptable
  • EU/EEA National Identity Card


Where should I go?

Finding accommodation –



Ethics and Values

The Danny Sullivan Group is committed to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the company’s employees and of those people who may be affected by our activities, including members of the public.

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