ID Requirements for Buying Gold

We are required to keep identification to comply with HM Revenue and Customs regulations.

When do J Blundell & Sons Require ID?

We will require ID for all orders no matter the value. However, if you have supplied ID within the last 12 months you do not need to resend it.

What identification is acceptable?

You must provide one item as Proof of Name and one item as Proof of Address. Please refer to the lists below for acceptable items.

We accept the following forms for Proof of Name:

  • Passport
  • Full Driving Licence
  • National Identity Card
  • National Insurance card
  • Birth certificate

We accept the following forms of ID as a Proof of Address:

  • Phone bill
  • Other utility bill
  • Deeds
  • Tenancy lease
  • Council tax bill
  • Hotel key card (for non-UK residents only)

Please be aware: We don’t accept credit card statements, mobile phone bills or provisional driving licence.

What happens to the ID I supply?

Identification we have requested from you is taken to verify your identity, in line with anti-money laundering guidelines. This information is not sold or used for remarketing. Information you provide is recorded by one our trained bullion dealers, in the performance of their duties only. For more information on how we keep and use your data, please visit our Privacy Policy.

Below are some links with helpful information regarding Money Laundering Regulations:

How our customers view our service

  • Excellent rate and great service (counter service). Provided their rates stay competitive would definitely choose again in the future.

    Jo Lazari Avatar Jo Lazari
    1 April 2020

    Great customer service. Had a very smooth dealing with them.

    1 October 2022

    Thank you, the item arrived quickly, Highly recommended.

    Paul Bolton Avatar Paul Bolton
    20 May 2023
  • Good communication, excellent service.

    Mabs Ghauri Avatar Mabs Ghauri
    1 March 2023

    Slight hiccup with speed of payment going through meant gift purchase didn't arrive on time. Admittedly I left it late and tight for service but was told it would arrive... read more

    Tim Lamb Avatar Tim Lamb
    1 March 2023

    Excellent service, hopefully first of many purchases , thank you

    Mark C-C Avatar Mark C-C
    20 May 2023
  • Can't fault these guys! Sold some old gold I had sitting around the house! They gave great prices and were super fast and professional!

    Sandrine Mootoo Avatar Sandrine Mootoo
    1 April 2021

    The team was incredibly friendly and helpful. Came out super satisfied. Got a great rate too

    Hammad Hussain Avatar Hammad Hussain
    1 April 2020

    Always a pleasure to deal with efficient, responsive & pleasant. Keep it up 👍

    Steve Sims Avatar Steve Sims
    13 May 2023
  • Blundells have been our bullion dealer for over 15 years, they are reliable, trustworthy, helpful, friendly and pay top prices for scrap. Thanks to Ash & Reena for looking after... read more

    Adrian Phillips Avatar Adrian Phillips
    1 April 2021

    Very helpful, great customer service. Fast payment and some of the best rates on the market. Highly recommend

    Anish Shah Avatar Anish Shah
    1 December 2022

    Pleasant staff, efficient and easy to deal with. Hope to visit again soon

    Shane Holden Avatar Shane Holden
    1 December 2022
  • Really pleased with the service. Very patiently explained over the phone about how the postal delivery would work. Excellent 😊

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    1 January 2023

    What a lovely company to deal with, totally professional but with the warmth of a good old fashioned family company. My issues with ordering online were dealt with immediately by... read more

    Melissa Biehl Avatar Melissa Biehl
    1 March 2023

    Very happy with the service and will gladly recommend and use them again

    Stephen Howe Avatar Stephen Howe
    1 March 2023