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What do I need with me to complete the application for a new account?

To apply for an account online you need 2 of the following forms of identification:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Debit card
  • EU Card

If you don't have these with you now then please retry later, or visit your local branch.

Royal Bank of Scotland branch locator
Find your nearest branch using our branch locator (opens in a new window).

or you can apply with our account opening team on the telephone.

Royal Bank of Scotland account opening
0800 121 129 (+44 131 549 8888)
Minicom: 0800 404 6160
Open Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday 9am - 3pm
(Opening hours may vary on public holidays)
Calls may be recorded.