The Bank of East Asia

Personal Banking

Application Procedure for Opening a Personal Banking Account

Opening a personal account with us is easy! Simply visit any BEA branch with the following documents:

  • Proof of identity - valid passport
  • Proof of address - please provide the original of one of the following that must not be more than 3 months old:
    • current household bill - gas, electricity, telephone, water, or council tax
    • valid full UK driving licence
    • current bank statement or credit card statement
  • If you are opening a Current Account, we may require a bank reference and / or your current account statements with other banks or building societies for the past 6 months.
  • If you are applying for a joint account, please be sure to bring the personal identification document, proof of address, and the bank reference / past 6 months’ current account statements (if applicable) of each applicant.
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