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As a newcomer to the UK, opening
a local bank account is extremely challenging.

UK banking regulations are strict, change often and differ between banks. We understand the complicated banking regulations and provide you with practical solutions.


We handle the admin, so you don’t have to

We’ve created the Kickstart Package to allow you to open up a bank account that suits your needs. Our excellent relationship with major UK banks ensures that your account application will be admin-free.

There are loads of benefits to opening a UK bank account through 1st Contact:

  • UK bank account opened in one day
  • One free international money transfer from 1st Contact Forex
  • No minimum deposit required
  • Avoid mountains of paperwork
  • No need to stand in queues for hours
  • Open a fee-free account on arrival


Buddy up!

Get your friend a 50% discount when you both buy a Classic Kickstart Package


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