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The easiest way to change your address and contact details (including your telephone number and email address) is to do it via Online Banking. It will be changed instantly.
You can also change it by telephone or in branch.
1. Online Banking (instant):
Log on and update your details instantly from within the "My Details & Settings" tab.
Choose 'Change personal details' from the left hand menu and then click 'Change address'.
Enter your new details (including postcode) and follow the onscreen instructions.
Please note: You will need to enter a One Time Passcode (OTP) to complete this change, so make sure you have your mobile phone to hand.
2. By telephone (for current account and savings customers):
Call our Telephone Banking line on 0800 9 123 123. Lines open 7am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 10pm Sundays.
3. In branch:
Complete a change of details form 0800 9 123 123.
Take the form to your local branch together with relevant account documentation:
Your cash card, passbook or certificate and;
Signature bearing identification such as a full UK driving licence or valid EEA passport (this includes UK passport).
If you would like to discuss our identification requirements please call us on 0800 9 123 123 and we will be happy to help. Lines open 7am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 10pm Sundays.
Important information for customers with alerts: If you have Account alerts set up on your account and you want these to be sent to your updated telephone number and/or email address, then you will need to amend your alerts via the 'Account Services'tab in Online Banking as they are not automatically updated when you change your details.
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You can use your Santander debit card abroad to make purchases and to withdraw local currency from cash machines as and when you need it, simply look for the Visa or MasterCard signs, and feel secure knowing that it's a safer option than carrying large amounts of cash or traveller's cheques.
Cash card customers can use their card to withdraw local currency from cash machines abroad wherever you see the Cirrus sign. Charges may apply. For full details please see the General Terms & Conditions.
If you think your card has been lost or stolen or you find it has been blocked for fraud protection reasons when you try to use it, you should call us as soon as possible on the relevant number below:
0800 9 123 123 or +44 1908 237 963 if you are outside the UK. Lines are open 24/7
0800 9 123 123 or +44 1512 648 725 if you are outside the UK. Lines are open 24/7.
If you’ve just lost your ID, you can retrieve your ID instantly online
To reset any of your other log on details, call 0800 9 123 123. We’re open 7am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 10pm Sunday. We’ll confirm your identity, then send new security details to your registered home address
If you're having technical problems, call our Online Banking Helpdesk on 0800 917 9170, or +44 1908 238 013 if you're outside the UK, 7am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 9pm Sundays.
To change your contact details, simply:
log on to Online Banking
click on My Details & Settings
select Change Personal Details from the left-hand menu and follow the on-screen instructions
You'll need to enter a unique code we send to your mobile phone to complete the change, so keep your mobile handy.
Yes. You'll each have your own log on.
When you log on you'll be able to see:
your joint accounts
any other accounts you hold individually or with other people
The person you hold the joint account with won't be able to see your individual accounts when they log on, and vice versa.
If you receive an email that asks for your personal security details, forward it to email@example.com
If someone may already have your personal security details
Call our Online Banking Helpdesk on 0800 917 9170, or +44 1908 238 013 if you're outside the UK, 7am to 11pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 9pm Sundays.
To help you spot suspicious emails, we always write our emails in a certain way:
We'll address you personally – not with Dear customer or with your email address
We include the last 3 digits of your postcode above the Santander logo
We never ask for confidential information – either in the email or by linking to a page that needs this information