Before moving abroad, there are some steps you should take to help you with your banking:
- update your contact details
- sign up for Online, Mobile and Telephone Banking
- review your accounts.
If you haven't already, please visit Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) website for more information on any change to your tax status whilst you're away, or you can call them on +44 135 535 9022.
It's also important to remember that if you use your debit or credit card abroad you may be charged fees:
If you’re moving to or from an overseas address you’ll need:
Print off and fill in the change of details form and send it with a copy of your ID and your proof of the change of address to:
Change of address abroad
PO box 297
It's important that you make sure your contact details are up-to-date, so that we can contact you while you are abroad.
The easiest way to instantly change your personal details (including your telephone number and email address) is using Online Banking
If you’re a current account or savings customer you can contact us
Or you can visit one of our branches. You'll need to download, print off and complete a change of details form (pdf, 46 KB) and take it to your local branch with relevant documentation.
Find out more about changing your personal details
Before you leave you should sign up for Online, Mobile and Telephone Banking as they'll help you manage your accounts while you're abroad.
Go to the Online Banking page for more information on Online Banking and how to register. Once registered, you can also set up handy account alerts to keep you up to date on your accounts.
If you're already registered for Online Banking, you'll find details on how to set up your alert service in the 'Account Services' tab.
To sign up for Telephone Banking contact us
Moving abroad could impact the benefits on your accounts and methods of repayments. You should read the information below carefully to understand the impact on your accounts by moving abroad.