Settling in Buckinghamshire: Information for Afghan migrants

Banking and finances in Buckinghamshire

Help from the council

If you are struggling to afford food or household bills please contact our Helping Hands team using the online form or contact them by phone on 01296 531 151.

They will either be able to support you directly or suggest another organisation that can help. Find out more about getting support with food, bills and finances.

Find a bank branch

There are a number of banks and building societies in Buckinghamshire where you can get help with your finances.

These include:

The Citizens Advice Bureau have a lot of information available about getting and using a bank account.

The Post Office

Post Offices provide several helpful services, including:

  • banking services
  • mailing parcels around the world (including Parcelforce Express Services)
  • passport applications (including check and send services)
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • driving services (Vehicle Tax, International Driving Permits)
  • travel (Foreign Currency, Travel Insurance, Travel Money Card, National Express – Tickets)
Find your local Post Office