Standard UK Bank Accounts
- Only Open Bank Account once in the UK.
- Application process can take several weeks
to conclude and can be stressful.
- Proof of UK address required to open account.
- Foreign exchange charges can be costly.
- Might have to wait up to a month before being able to setup necessary payments (e.g. accommodation).
- No specialised customer support provided.
- Arrive in the UK needing to carry cash or other means for funding your first weeks in the UK.
- You can’t apply until you arrive in UK.