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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

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.

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

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