Proof of ID and Address Requirements
Documents that can be used as proof of address and identity. Where proof of identity is required you need to send to the UNOVI client support two different documents, one from each list below.
Proof of identity
This list covers forms of identification accepted by the UNOVI when dealing with client accounts.
Money laundering regulations
The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 require appropriate identity (ID) evidence to be provided when certain transactions take place.
This checklist sets out the ID evidence needed when the transaction involves an individual.
Proof of identity checklist for individuals
You cannot use one form of identification for both name and address.
For example, if you provide your driving license as proof of your name you must provide another form of identification for your address, such as a utility bill.
|Proof of name||Proof of address|
|Current signed passport||Utility bill (gas, electric, satellite television, landline phone bill) issued within the last three months|
|Original birth certificate (UK birth certificate issued within 12 months of the date of birth in full form including those issued by UK authorities overseas such as Embassies High Commissions and HM Forces)||Local authority council tax bill for the current council tax year|
|EEA member state identity card (which can also be used as evidence of address if it carries this)||Current UK driving licence (but only if not used for the name evidence)|
|Current UK or EEA photocard driving licence||Bank, Building Society or Credit Union statement or passbook dated within the last three months|
|Full old-style driving licence||Original mortgage statement from a recognised lender issued for the last full year|
|Photographic registration cards for self-employed individuals in the construction industry -CIS4||Solicitors letter within the last three months confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation of address|
|Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency||Council or housing association rent card or tenancy agreement for the current year|
|Firearms or shotgun certificate||Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency (but not if used as proof of name)|
|Residence permit issued by the Home Office to EEA nationals on sight of own country passport||HMRC self-assessment letters or tax demand dated within the current financial year|
|National identity card bearing a photograph of the applicant||Electoral Register entry or NHS Medical card or letter of confirmation from GP’s practice of registration with the surgery|
Documents we will not accept include, but are not limited to
- Provisional driving license
- Mobile phone bills
- Credit card statements