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Travel Strong 270 posts

@jj I and many others have applied for the Premier account without needing to visit a branch. It’s not quite instant – took about 3-4 minutes for the online opening with A/C No and sort code, all immediately usable. That is the default. They only require a branch visit if for some reason they can’t verify all your details electronically. This is sometimes because the applicant has put a blocker so Barclays can’t access your electoral register data, address or ID etc.

Or because the app is trash and got stuck in a FCSC loop, and/or you then you got a duplicate profile when trying to resolve it.

Branch appointments near me being offered mid-december to resolve (when my ID was already verified). Will try premier line and turning up in the branch. It is shoddy.

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