UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand ResidentsUK Business accounts for Non-UK Residents
UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents
Opening any UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents will be a challenge, as often even if you travel to the UK you may still struggle however we now have an account which can be opened without the need to travel!
The issue with opening any UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents is exactly the same as other non residents as the mainstream banks here simply do not have an appetite for anyone who lives outside of the UK.
So how can we help with UUK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents?
The easiest and quickest option available is an online business account, opened in your Limited Company name which can be completed with NO UK VISIT REQUIRED, meaning you can complete the process without the need to travel.
Apply for your UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents by Clicking here
or Telephone us on +44 (0)20 3286 3929.
We have direct access to a number of business account providers who will consider applications for non-UK residents provided they have a UK Limited Company and can be formally identified.
The main benefit for you will be access to a UK sort-Code & Account number, Online banking and often a multi-currency option with debit card – PLUS this can all be completed in a matter of a few days once formally submitted.
Our UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents are specifically designed for low-risk business activities but we can accept some high risk business in certain circumstances, so your application will always be accepted if substantiated with all the necessary identification and business document requirements.
Will I be required to travel to the UK to open an account?
There is currently NO UK VISIT REQUIRED to complete the application process, so everything can be done online often with only scanned copies of all the essential documents.
What Information do you need to complete the application?
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
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 New Zealand 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 £195.00 and £295.00 depending on the service you require.
I don't have a UK Limited Company, can you register one too?
Yes we can offer the full service of Registering a UK Limited Company and the use of our UK Registered Address (if required) which is essential for every UK business.
You MUST have at least One Director and shareholder, however as a non-UK resident it will no longer prohibit you from obtaining some UK Banking facilities.
UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand Residents – Features of this business account.
The type of banking facilities available will very much depend on the ‘risk’ profile of your business, so you may expect to get access to a UK sort-code and GBP account number as a minimum for low-risk businesses with online banking and many other features.
Here are some of the features you can be sure will be INCLUDED with your new Business Account:
- UK Sort Code & Account Number* (Low risk only)
- Euro Account with IBAN & SWIFT** (High risk businesses)
- Internet & Online Banking
- UK-UK 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.
- UK Business Bank Accounts for New Zealand 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 New Zealand and can provide suitable photographic and proof of home address identity.