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    I just got a job and I was wondering whether you could get a bank account when you're 16? Can you just walk into a branch (with some documents/proof of identity) or do you have to go with a parent? + will I need to provide a deposit? (if so, how much??)
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    Yes you can, as I did back when I was still 16 and my mum was asked to come in with me. :yes:
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    (Original post by Outlawblues)
    I just got a job and I was wondering whether you could get a bank account when you're 16? Can you just walk into a branch (with some documents/proof of identity) or do you have to go with a parent? + will I need to provide a deposit? (if so, how much??)
    you can get an isa which if you're saving is worth it as you only need a birth certificate, valid passport and proof of address and they can set on up with a deposit of around £10 and you can put about £11,000 a year in there
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    You can get one when you 13
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    I got an under 19s / young persons bank account when I turned 16.

    Because I opened an account with the same bank as my parents, I didn't need to take any ID in with me.
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    Yes

    heres a selection of bank accounts for teenagers.
    http://www.money.co.uk/current-accou...-teenagers.htm

    They all offer one, so if you wnat to join one bank in particular, then just ask. You would normally get a debit card, but no overdraft.
    Iself are any photo id or official correspondence with address. mobile phone contract, passport, probisional licence etc.
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    (Original post by Outlawblues)
    I just got a job and I was wondering whether you could get a bank account when you're 16? Can you just walk into a branch (with some documents/proof of identity) or do you have to go with a parent? + will I need to provide a deposit? (if so, how much??)
    I've had a bank account for years - good idea to take a parent

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    (Original post by Outlawblues)
    I just got a job and I was wondering whether you could get a bank account when you're 16? Can you just walk into a branch (with some documents/proof of identity) or do you have to go with a parent? + will I need to provide a deposit? (if so, how much??)
    does anyone know what the best bank is for a 16 year old?
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    (Original post by Outlawblues)
    does anyone know what the best bank is for a 16 year old?
    Depends on what you want (also a good idea to look at what benefits they offer for students if you decide to go to uni, I found I got better offers from HSBC because I was already with them)
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    I've had a bank account since I was 12.
 
 
 
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