How to apply for your Brits Money current account

Please follow our step by step guide to applying for your Brits Money current account.


Firstly, to apply for your Brits Money current account, click the "APPLY" button at the top of the screen, or the "APPLY NOW" button in the centre of the screen.


A new tab should open, make sure the padlock symbol followed by "Brits Money Ltd (GB)" is displayed, this shows you that the website is secure which ensures your personal details are kept secure. Shown by the yellow arrow.


Please read the information given on the left as it gives the information you need to proceed.


Once you are ready, click "APPLY NOW" as shown by the black arrow.


You are now taken into the application form. Please fill out the form in full. Please note that you must use your legal name as it is shown on your official ID whether it’s your Passport, residency permit, Right to Remain card or Driving licence.


Please use an email address you have access to, as all information you need will be emailed to this address.


You will be asked to provide your address. Please use the legal address of where you reside in the UK to apply with, as we use this address to verify your ID and this will be where your Brits Money Visa Debit Card will be sent to.


To search for your address use the post code finder (as shown by the yellow arrow).


You will be asked to provide your ID. If you have a UK Passport, UK Driving Licence, International Passport or National ID card then please select the relent option and click "CONTINUE".


IF YOU ARE AN ASYLUM SEEKER OR REFUGEE, please select the "I don't have any identity documents" (circled in red) then click continue. You will then be taken straight to step 6.


Please note:

If you select "I don't have any identity documents" then you will receive an email asking you to send a copy of your ID along with proof of address to Brits Money for manual verification.


For manual verification you can send the documents that you have been issued from the Home Office. For example:

  • Bio-metric Residency Permit

  • Right to Remain card

  • UK permit travel card (Blue)

  • Stateless Persons document (Red)

  • Certificate of Identity document (Brown)

  • Landlord tenancy agreement


You are now taken to the ID page, where you can input the requested information. Please make sure you input the required information exactly as it is shown on your ID.


If you selected the option "I don't have any identity documents" you will skip this step.


You are now giving the options to add an additional card and set your notification settings.  Once done click "CONTINUE"


You will now be taking to our fees page, please read though this and print out our terms and conditions.  Once done please scroll down and read through our terms and conditions, if you are happy to proceed please tick the box (black arrow) and select continue.

Please note you will not be able to proceed without agreeing to our terms and conditions


You will now be asked to select your Brits Money Visa Debit Card design and to select a method of payment for your card and account.


Your card and account will cost £10.00.


Please note without the payment the relevant ID checks cannot be performed therefore we cannot proceed with the application until payment is made.


Once payment is made or option of payment made then click "FINISH" to complete your application.


If your account is successful you will receive a welcome email from us with details of how to activate your account and your card will be delivered to you within 7-10 working days.


If your application is unsuccessful you will be sent an email requesting further documents from you to enable us to verify your Identity and your address. Please send these to the address in the email as soon as possible.


Your documents will be returned to you.


BRITS Money LTD is a registered company (10468743) at; The Exchange Business Centre, Water Lane, Newark-On-Trent, NG24 1HA, United Kingdom

Registered Trademark number: UK00003195507

Your Visa Brits Money Card will be issued by Contis Financial Services Ltd who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to issue e-money (Firm Reference Number: 900025) and is a member of Visa. Please note that Brits Money Visa card is an electronic money product and although it is a product regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, it is not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. We ensure that any funds received by you are held in a segregated account so that in the unlikely event that Contis Financial Services Ltd becomes insolvent your funds will be protected against claims made by creditors.

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