UK Business Bank Accounts for South African Residents

UK Business accounts for Non-UK Residents

UK Business Bank Accounts for South African Residents

We can help open any UK Business Bank Accounts for South African Residents who have a UK registered business and can provide valid ID and proof of business activity.

The issue with opening any UK Business Bank Accounts for South African Residents is no different to other non-UK residents in that the mainstream banks here simply seem to automatically decline anyone who lives outside of the UK.

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

Well the easiest and often quickest option available is an online business account which will accept residents from South Africa provided they have a UK registered company and can be formally identified.

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

We have direct access to a variety of business account facilities that will accept applications for any non-UK resident applicants provided they have some formal photographic identification documents and a legitimate business.

The main benefit of this is there will be No UK Visit Required and we can do everythign remotely often with the account Opened in Days.

Our UK Business Bank Accounts for South African Residents are designed for low-risk business activities however in certain circumstances we can also accept some High Risk businesses too, so your application will always be accepted provided all the necessary Identification documents can be provided.

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

You will NOT BE REQUIRED to travel to the UK to complete the application process, we can do almost everything via email and scanned 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 South African Residents?

The opening charges will vary depending on the number of Directors & shareholders, the nature of your business, the complexity of the businesses and what options will be available to you, but will start from around £195.00 for self submission to £295.00 for our full application service, all of which can be opened in a matter of days once all documents have been formally submitted.

 

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

Yes we can offer the full service of Advising on Registering a UK Limited Company, formally registering your new company and the use of our UK Registered Address, 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.

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The type of banking facilities available will very much depend on the ‘risk’ profile of your business, so may can expect to get access to a UK sort-code and GBP account number, a key element to accept UK faster payments.

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 South African 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 South African 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 South Africa and can provide suitable photographic and proof of home address identity.