How to open a Smart Account

Whether you need a card to shop online or an account to handle your daily finances, Smart Account will fit your lifestyle perfectly.

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To open a Smart Account you will need to:

  • Be 16 years of age or over+
  • Reside in the Republic of Ireland
  • Provide proof of name and proof of address documentation
  • Complete the Smart Account application form and bring it to your local Post Office. For joint accounts both customers need to attend at the Post Office for ID verification
  • Your Card will be delivered to you within 5 to 7 working days

+Certain usage restrictions may apply when the card holder is under 18 years of age.

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Application Form
Application Form
Complete an application form online and print it.
Application Form



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Proof of Identify Documents
Proof of Identify Documents
Bring your completed application form and proof of identity documents to your local Post Office.
Proof of Identify Documents

One proof of name

  • Passport
  • EU Driving licence
  • Public Service Card*

*Customers who provide a Public Service Card as proof of name will also be required to provide proof of date of birth, i.e. birth certificate.

and

One Proof of Address

  • Household Bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Letter from the Revenue / Department of Social Protection

Note: These documents must have been issued in the previous six months.

Visit a Post Office
Visit a Post Office
Bring your completed application form and proof of identity documents to your local Post Office.
Visit a Post Office

Hand the following documents to a Post Office counter clerk:

  • Proof of Name document
  • Proof of Address document
  • Completed Application form
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