We need the following information to open a Junior Account:
Birth Certificate for the minor. It needs to be an original document.
Photo Identification for the minor if available (List of acceptable documents below).
Address verification dated within the previous six months for the minor or the parent/guardian of the minor. Parents address verification will suffice for children under 16 (List of acceptable documents below).
Proof of PPSN for the minor (List of acceptable documents below).
Photo Identification and Proof of Address for the parent/guardian of the minor.
Please also note the following:
Once the minor reaches the age of 7, they must be present to open the account and all withdrawals on the account must be signed for by the minor themselves. The parent/guardian will no longer have signing rights on the account.
A once off membership fee of €1 will be charged to the account. The minimum shares that you must hold in the account at all times is €5.00.
There is a savings cap of €30,000 in place on minor accounts until the minor reaches the age of 16 i.e. the total shares that a minor under 16 can hold in their account is not permitted to exceed €30,000 (taking into account all sub accounts also)
The minor is the beneficial owner of the funds held in the account at all times i.e. all funds held in the account and all associated sub accounts are the minors and all transactions must be for the minors sole benefit.
Identification for the parent/guardian of the minor must be kept up to date on the account until the minor reaches the age of 16.
Please note you have to be over 16 to Join us Online.
Acceptable Photo Identification
One of the following (must be in date):
Current valid Passport
Current valid Photo Driving License
National Identity Card
ML10-Identification form with photo and date of birth signed and stamp dated by a member of the Gardaí
Age Card with original birth cert to age 25
Acceptable Verification of Address
One of the following dated within the previous six months, showing both name and address, parents address verification will suffice for children under 16:
Official documentation issued by the Revenue Commissioners or Department of Protection, Local authority document, e.g. refuse collection bill, water charge bill, LPT.
Original Account statement, e.g. bank, credit union (including postal statements from ECU and stamped accordingly), building society, credit card company.
Utility bill, e.g. telephone (including mobile phone), electric, gas, cable, Irish Water, waste collection.
Household or vehicle policy/certificate.
Any of the standard ID documents from list 1 above, i.e. drivers’ license (which contains a current address and is not already being used to verify name and was issued within the last 6 months).
Enniscorthy Credit Union correspondence such as CJA letters, pre-dormancy letters, juvenile to adult letters as we are confident that these can only have been received by post.
All documents should be originals where possible.
Verification of PPS Number (for beneficial owners)
PPS Number to be visually verified on one of the following:
European Health Insurance Card
Drugs Payment Scheme
Correspondence from Revenue/Social Protection
GP Visit Card
Documents not acceptable as Proof of ID/Address/PPSN
Public Services Card
Invoices or receipts such as Littlewoods/eFlow
Medical letters or notices from HSE, doctor
For queries on junior accounts (under the age of 16), club accounts, or any other queries, please contact a member of our friendly staff who will be happy to help.
We look forward to seeing you.
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