UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents

UK Business accounts for Non-UK Residents

UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents

We can open UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents who have a UK registered business by providing all suitable valid identification documents and with NO UK VISIT required.

The issue with opening any UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian residents is exactly the same as many other non-UK residents, all the mainstream banks here simply do not have an appetite to offer business banking to anyone who lives outside of the UK.

So how can we help with UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents?

The easiest and quickest options available are often based on an online business account which will accept residents from Australia provided they have a UK Limited Company, have a low or medium risk business and the principles of the business can be formally identified.

Apply for your UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents by Clicking here
or Telephone us on +44 (0)20 3286 3929.

We have direct access to a number of business account providers that will consider certain applications for Australian residents provided they have some formal identification documents and a legitimate UK registered business.

The main benefit of this is No UK Visit is Required as we can do everythign remotely with just copies of your ID documents and proof of your business activity, plus your new business account can be Opened in Days.

The UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents are specifically designed for low to medium risk business activities however some higher risk business may also be considered, subject to the usual application process.

UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents
UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents
Will I be required to travel to the UK to open an account?

NO, we can help open a business account with UK VISIT IS REQUIRED, which is a huge benefit for anyone who resides in Australia.  We are also often able to complete the application process with just scanned copies of all the essential documents required.

What Information do you need to complete the application?

We will require documentation and information for both the main principles of the business as well as the business itself.

For the business we will require:

Limited Company name and Registered Address details
Copy of Certificate of Incorporation
Link to your website or other proof of business (E.g. Contract, business plan, social media etc)

For EVERY Director and Shareholder with over 10% share of the business we will require:

Full name & home address
Date of Birth
All contact details – Phone & email address
Photo Identification – Valid passport, Identity card or driving licence
Proof of home address – Recent Utility bill, tax demand, personal bank statement etc

What will it cost to open a UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents?

The opening charges will vary depending on the number of Directors and shareholders, plus the complexity of the businesses but will start from around £295.00 however the final cost will depend on various factors, so contact us for a more detailed cost.

However with our full application service, most accounts can be opened in a matter of days once all documents have been formally submitted and accepted.


I don't have a UK Limited Company, can you register one too?

Yes we can offer the full service to Register a new UK Limited Company as part of of our banking service.

You MUST have at least One Director and shareholder, plus a UK registered address (You can use our UK address if required when we register your Limited Company)

UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents

UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents – Features of this business account.

The type of banking facilities available will very much depend on the ‘risk’ profile of your business, so for ALL low or medium risk businesses you can expect to get access to a UK sort-code and GBP account number with online banking as a minimum.

Here are some of the features you can be sure will be INCLUDED with your new Business Account:

  • UK Sort Code & Account Number* (Low & Medium risk only)
  • Euro Account with IBAN & SWIFT** (Optional)
  • Internet & Online Banking
  • UK-UK Faster Payments*
  • Euro Payments**
  • SAFE: Fully Regulated & Authorised by the FCA
  • No long term contracts – cancel at anytime

If you want to know more about why the mainstream banks often decline applications from Non UK residents, please read the page on Why the mainstream banks decline non UK resident business account applications.

All business accounts offer faster payments which are essential for most UK – UK transactions

UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents

Company Formations

Register and Open your new Limited Company ready to start trading in the UK.

Business Accounts

Fully Regulated Business Accounts for All Non-UK Resident Directors & Shareholders.

Accountancy & VAT Advice

Accountancy, VAT & Tax Advice Services ensuring your business trades legally & compliantly in the UK

Card Payments & Merchant Services

Collect your Card Payments and pay directly into your new Business Account, inc Online, Virtual Terminals and Card Machines.

International Payments

Make Free International Payments at competitive rates from our FX Partners and save money repatriating funds

UK Registered Address

Have a legitimate base in the UK by using our Registered Address for your Limited Company

  • UK Business Bank Accounts for Australian Residents only offered only to those with a UK Limited Company
  • Valid photographic identification must be provided for all Directors and main shareholders
  • Multi-currency accounts available (subject to T&Cs)
  • Easy to Open with Quick Decision – Apply Online Here

Extra Direct is NOT a Bank but a specialist banking intermediary who is able to source and help open business accounts for non UK resident directors and shareholders, including those who reside in Australia and can provide suitable photographic and proof of home address identity.