Bank accounts

Compare our
current accounts

Our most popular account

Best selling account in the last calendar month. Last updated 1st Nov 2018.

A simple bank account for daily banking
  • Bank via our mobile banking app, website and branch network
  • Contactless Visa debit card
  • No monthly fee

Current accounts packed with benefits

Get 2% back in Rewards on eligible household bills, mobile phone insurance, cinema discount and much more.

To earn Rewards, you need to be digitally active (access Digital or mobile banking at least every 3 months).
2% back in Rewards
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • Worldwide family travel insurance with fee-free purchases abroad. Conditions apply
  • UK car breakdown cover
  • All the Reward Silver benefits
  • £20 monthly fee

2% back in Rewards
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • European travel insurance with fee-free purchases abroad. Conditions apply
  • Discounts on cinema (up to 40%) and restaurants (up to 50%)
  • All the Reward benefits
  • £10 monthly fee

2% back in Rewards
  • 1% back in Rewards at our partner retailers
  • 2% back in Rewards from household bills (worth £83 a year on average)
  • Deposit £1,500 in to your account each month
  • £2 monthly fee

Switch to Royal bank

The Current Account Switching Service will move everything across from your old account to your new Royal Bank account, including Direct Debits, standing orders etc, within 7 working days. It’s completely free and is backed by an industry-wide guarantee to ensure the move goes smoothly.

Get the proper uni essentials

Choose either an Amazon, National Express or tastecard offer

Easy to use mobile app

International student account with £10 monthly fee

UK student account has no monthly fee

Specific eligibility criteria applies for UK and international students.

Helping 11-18 year olds to start managing their money

Pays interest on your balance

Get your own Visa Debit card

Easy to use mobile app (with payment restrictions)

No monthly fee

To be eligible you must be 11-18 years old and a UK resident

Other current accounts

If none of the accounts you’ve seen so far are right for you, see what else we have.

To apply for any of the accounts in this section, eligibility criteria apply.

This account might suit you if you’re not eligible for any of the other accounts you apply for. It's a basic account to help you manage your money.

If you live in the EU area, we have bank accounts just for you.

£28 monthly fee

For our Premier customers only. It comes with an extensive range of features. Premier banking criteria applies.

Supporting our customers

If you want to see how we have performed in key service areas and how we support all personal customers, you can get a detailed view here

Already a Royal Bank customer?

Want to squeeze every last bit of goodness out of your account? We’ve got some useful tips. We can help with changing or upgrading too.

Financial services compensation scheme

Your eligible deposits with the Royal Bank of Scotland are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit guarantee scheme.

Find out more about the scheme and how it protects your money.

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