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How to open a bank account in the UK?

I have just arrived to the United Kingdom and I wanted to open a bank account here. Well, it's not that easy. You need a passport and a proof of address.
Passport is not a problem (surprise surprise). Although proof of address is a bit of a problem, if you have just arrived to the UK. Proof of address is some sort of legal requirement - banks need to know where you live. As a proof of address the following documents would do: