Apply for Basic Account | RBS - Current Account

You're applying for Basic Account

Thank you for choosing for a Basic Account.  Please read the information below before proceeding to apply.


Are you eligible?

Before you start your application, please make sure:

You are aged 18 or over
You are a UK resident, an EU national or you have permission to stay in the UK for at least 12 months
You have not been declared bankrupt in the past 6 years

Under 18? See accounts for under 18s



Confirming your identity

To fight fraud and money laundering, we are required by law to confirm your identity. We can usually do this online if you have the following to hand:

A current debit or credit card
A valid passport or UK driving licence

If you don’t have these, you can still apply online and provide your ID in-branch or by post.

Other things you need

To complete your application you’ll need to provide:

Do we already know you?

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