We will carry out our standard account opening checks on the borrower and key individuals as part of the application process (this will include credit checks on all Persons of Significant Control).
Before being able to fill out an application form, all applicants will need:
- An activated Starling business (physical) debit card (the only way to activate your card is in the app once you’ve received it, Starling Customer Service cannot do this for you)
- A verified email address
Sole traders, will also be required to provide additional documentation. Read here for more information https://help.starlingbank.com/hc/en-us/articles/360013813739-As-a-Sole-Trader-what-do-I-need-to-provide-