Anti-Money Laundering Procedures and Policy

One item should be obtained from the Acceptable Means of Confirming Identity list and one item from the Acceptable Means of Confirming Address list below.
You should not use the same item to confirm both identity and address.

Acceptable Means of Confirming Identity

The document must have the client’s full name and photograph with either their full residential address or their date of birth
• Current Passport (must be valid and not expired)
• Current Full or Provisional UK photo card Driving Licence
• Current EU National Identity Card
• Construction Industry – Tax exemption certificate with photograph of holder (forms CIS4, CIS6, SC60)
• Firearms or shotgun certificate
• Photo Credit/Debit card issued by a UK/EU bank
• Disabled Driver’s Pass
• Identity Card issued by the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland

Acceptable Means of Confirming Address

• Utility bill (eg. gas, electricity, water, satellite or cable TV or landline phone)(within last 3 months) (please note mobile phone bills, online utility bills and utility correspondence are not acceptable)
• Current UK photo card Driving Licence (Full or provisional only if not already used to confirm identity)
• Firearms or shotgun certificate
• Bank/Credit Union/Building Society/Credit Card statement or passbook (within last 3 months)
• Council tax bill, demand letter or payment book (within last 12 months)
• Recent mortgage statement from a recognised lender (within last 3 months) (online statements are not acceptable)
• Current local council rent card or tenancy agreement (private tenancy agreements are not acceptable)
• Evidence of entitlement to a state or local authority funded benefit (including Housing benefit and council tax benefit), tax credit, pension, educational or other grant
• Current Benefit Book (e.g. Pension Book or Benefits Agency original notification letter)
• Vehicle licence renewal notification (V11) (issued within the last 12 months)
• Home Insurance certificate or policy (issued within the last 12 months)
• Motor Insurance certificate or policy (issued within the last 12 months)
• TV licence or renewal notification (dated within the last 12 months)
• Electoral roll
• Instrument of a court appointment (such as a grant of probate, bankruptcy)
• Documents issued by HMRC such as PAYE coding notices and statements of account (NB employer issued documents such as P60 or P45 are not acceptable)
• End of year tax deduction certificate
• Solicitors letter confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation (require proof of previous address as well)