ID Requirements

Buyback / Selling Anything / Pawn Broking

You need 1 from column A and one from column B. If you do not have any photo ID then you need 4 different items from column B & C

Photo ID (Column A)

  • UK/EU photocard driving licence
  • Current Passport
  • Immigration document
  • UK firearm/shotgun licence
  • EU national ID card
  • Works ID card
  • Government-issued card with photo
  • Bank card with photo

Address ID (Column B)

  • Utility bill dated in last 3 months (not mobile phone bill)
  • Driving licence (as long as not already used in column A)
  • Water Bill for the current year
  • HMRC correspondence dated in last 3 months
  • TV licence (valid until the expiry date, 5-year licence valid for 3 months)
  • Council Rent / Benefit Book
  • Council / Housing Association agreement
  • Bank Building society statement dated in last 3 months
  • Credit card statement dated in last 3 months
  • Mortgage statement
  • Council tax bill for the current year
  • Council / official government correspondence
  • Mobile Phone Bill

Ad Hoc ID (Column C)

  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Bank Card

Cheque Cashing

You need 1 from Column A and 1 From Column B

Column A

  • UK/EU photocard driving licence
  • Current Passport
  • Immigration document
  • UK firearm/shotgun licence
  • EU national ID card

Column B

  • Utility bill dated in last 3 months (not mobile phone bill)
  • Driving licence (as long as not already used in column A)
  • TV licence (valid until the expiry date, 5-year licence valid for 3 months from the date of issue)
  • Water Bill for the current year
  • HMRC correspondence dated in last 3 months (The HMRC letter with the cheque attached is not allowed to be used)
  • Council Rent / Benefit Book
  • Council / Housing Association agreement
  • Bank Building society statement dated in last 3 months
  • Credit card statement dated in last 3 months
  • Mortgage statement
  • Council tax bill for the current year

Travel Money

Under £2500 – No Identification required

Over £2500, just one ID proof required from the following list:

  • National ID Card (non-UK)
  • Photographic Driving Licence (providing not used as Proof of Address)
  • Passport
  • Police Warrant Card
  • Military ID (only acceptable for transactions with a Value below £10000)

Over £5,000, need one proof from column A and one of the following:

  • Proof of also required for transactions above £5,000
  • Bank/Building Society statement dated in last 3 months
  • Credit Card/Loan Statement
  • Household/Motor Insurance Documentation
  • Driving Licence (providing not used as proof of ID)
  • Utility Bill (dated in last 3 months)
  • Council Tax Bill (current year)
  • HMRC Communication (dated in last 3 months)
  • TV Licence
  • Water Bill (current year)

Over £10,000, one proof of ID from column A and one from column B and one address proof from either column and one proof of where the funds have come from.

  • Account Statement Showing the Withdrawal of Funds
  • Card Payment
  • Bank to Bank Transfer
  • Wage Slip
  • Bank Withdrawal Slip or Letter from the Bank on Headed Paper.

Western Union

For all transactions you must show one of the following:

  • UK/EU photocard driving licence
  • Current Passport
  • Immigration document
  • EU national ID card
  • Ships passport