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Payment Account Set-up – Step 2 Information for Incorporated Companies

Step 2 must be completed by an executive, senior manager or someone who otherwise has significant responsibility for the control and management of your business. If that’s not you, please ask the right person to complete Step 2.

The person completing Step 2 may need the following information to hand:

  • Government issued photo ID
  • Proof of address

The following information may also be required in order to complete Step 2:

  • Date of birth of all owners and directors of the company
  • Home address of all owners and directors of the company

Accepted Forms of Identification

Photo ID

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Identity Card

Proof of Address


  • Utility Bill or notice of services (e.g. electricity, gas, water, etc.) Mobile phone bills are not accepted
  • Statement or notice of service from a financial institution (copies or downloaded statements from regulated banks only. Screenshots are not accepted)
  • Solicitors letter 


  • Government issued letter (e.g. taxation or council notices)
  • Council or housing association document (i.e. rent card or tenancy agreement)
  • Benefits agency documentation (i.e. benefit book or original notification)
  • Electoral Register Entry
  • GP letter of registration with the surgery
  • Drivers Licence (If this document was not previously provided for photo ID. Must not be expired) 
  • NHS Medical Card (must not be expired)

Proof of Business 

(must show your business name, registered address & company or VAT number)

  • VAT Registration
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Companies House Document
  • HM Revenue & Customs: VAT Certificate
  • HM Revenue & Custom: Account Statement
  • Charity Commission Document
  • OSCR Scottish Charity Regulator