What is a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney is a legal document where one person (the 'Donor') gives others (their 'Attorneys') the right to make decisions for them and act on their behalf. This can be a temporary arrangement (General/Ordinary Power of Attorney) or, for longer-term arrangements a Lasting Power of Attorney can be put in place.





What types of Power of Attorney exist?

There are three types of Power of Attorney:

Useful documents


Power of Attorney form

If you are applying for a new account with a Power of Attorney or need to add a Power of Attorney to an existing account, please fill in this form and send it to:

Customer Services
Head Office
West Bromwich Building Society
2 Providence Place
West Bromwich
B70 8AF












Where to find help and advice



As well as the information that is provided on this page, further clarification regarding Power of Attorney can also be obtained by speaking to your local branch staff.