Banks and Bank Accounts

How To Choose A Bank

Most students need to open a bank account as soon as possible after arrival in Sheffield.

Opening an Account

Check list of things to think about before you open an account including documents needed


You may find the answer to your enquiry on our frequently asked questions web page.

Request a Letter

Available, on request at SSiD a bank letter is addressed to the manager of the bank you have chosen which proves your status as a student.

International Students

“International Students do not always find it straight forward to open a bank account in the UK as different banks have different policies and apply different conditions”. UKCOSA The Council for International Education

Email SSiD

If you can not find the answer to your question on these web pages and can not visit SSiD you can email us with your enquiry.