Account holder versus an authorised signatory

Last updated: 21/08/2017 10.52 AM

What's the difference between an account holder and an authorised signatory?

  • An 'account holder' is the person or persons shown on the full name of the account. They are able to open a new account, add/remove another signatory or change contact details.
  • An 'authorised signatory' is someone we've both agreed can access and use your accounts. We may have specific requirements about who can be an authorised signatory - we'll let you know if these apply

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