Bank accounts

Select - Open our
everyday bank account

Make banking simple with our everyday bank account

This Select account has no monthly fee

Get a contactless Visa Debit Card - make payments under £30 with one tap

Use Apple Pay and Google Pay™ for payments with your phone, and Paym, to send money securely with just a telephone number and our mobile banking app

Features and benefits

Switch bank accounts

We'll help you switch bank accounts with the Current Account Switch Service.

Mobile banking app

Our mobile banking app is simple, secure and lets you manage your money wherever you are.

Joint account

You can open this as a joint bank account, so two people can manage the finances.

Arranged overdraft

To help you out with those unexpected bills that can pop up occasionally.

Visa debit card

Pay with a single tap using your contactless Visa debit card.

Supporting you

Text alerts, email alerts, manage Direct Debits and more.

How to open an account online

Have ID ready

We’ll need some details from you, such as your address history, monthly income and some ID.

Start your application

You can apply online right now if you are ready. Just use the section below to tell us about yourself.

How long will it take?

You should be able to complete the online application within an average lunch break.

Ready to apply

You can apply for this Select account if you are:

Aged 18+ and a UK resident

Please review the important legal stuff:

By clicking continue you’re confirming that you’ve been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents, including the FSCS information sheet. By proceeding your application you also agree that you’ll receive your statements in a paperless format. We'll send you an email when your statements are ready to view in Digital Banking.

How your information might be used

It's important for you to understand how we use and share your information. Please read this short summary before you continue with your application.

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