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Proof of Identity

Find out more about the documents we need to identify and verify you. 

To become an Al Rayan Bank customer we require proof of your identity and proof of your address. We need this information to help us protect you against fraudulent criminal activity and to comply with money laundering regulations.

  • In most cases, you need to supply original documents as proof of identity and address  (all documents will be photocopied and the originals given back to you). For example, a valid passport or driving licence for your identification and recent bank statements for your address    
  • Additional documents are required for non-residents and UK based students    
  • Non-UK residents must apply in-person at a branch with their documents

If you are using certified copies of documents, please read our advice on certification of documents.

Applying in person at a branch

Applying by post

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