First Saver Accounts Apply


You're applying for a First Saver account


Step 1. Important information before you apply


Are you opening a First Saver in trust on behalf of a child?

You'll need to be 18 or over to open an account for a child under 16.


Enter your details in the application first, then complete the child's, each section will be clearly marked with Parent/Guardian or Child. After you've completed your application, we'll let you know of any ID documents we might need to open your account.


Enter your mobile number and email address, and we should be able to confirm your ID online if you're an existing customer. We'll email you letting you know how.


If you’re applying for a First Saver in  trust for a child who already has another First Saver or a Revolve account, we are unable to  complete your application online today. You can either make the application in the child's own name, meaning they are legally entitled to the funds in the account, or book an appointment with your local branch. Find your local branch here.


Aged 7 to 15 and opening a First Saver in your own name?

Complete the application with your personal details. You'll need to get your parent or guardian's approval before you submit your application.


After you've completed your application, we'll send you a letter in the post. We'll need you to provide a copy of an identity document in a RBS branch or via post.

Please provide your mobile number and email address in the application

You'll need to enter your mobile number and email address to be able to identify yourself safely and quickly online if you're an existing customer. 

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.

We'll send you an email when your statements are ready to view in Digital Banking. You can check it whenever you want.

Step 2. Important documents to read

Please read these documents carefully as they contain all the information you need to be aware of before you open your account. If you're aged 7-15 and opening a First Saver in your own name, please make sure both you and a parent or guardian read and agree to the Terms.

Before completing this application form, please print and/or save a copy of the following documents

Savings Interest Rates including Information Sheet (PDF, 94KB)

Savings Account Terms (PDF, 432KB)

FSCS Information Sheet and Exclusions List (PDF, 26KB)

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Your eligible deposits with 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.


Step 3. Do you bank with us already?

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