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Bank accounts

We have a range of current accounts to suit different lifestyles. Choose the one that’s right for you.

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Accounts with extra features

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Bank accounts

Barclays Bank Account

If you’re looking for an account that you can personalise, this gives you the flexibility to do so.

  • Open online – get your sort code and account number straightaway
  • Customise it with add-ons designed to make your life easier
Bank accounts

Premier Current Account

If you pay an annual gross income of £75,000+ into one of our current accounts or save or invest £100,000+ through us, this account gives you an exclusive service.

  • Speak to our UK-based Premier Banking team 24/7
  • Get a priority service in selected branches
  • Customise your account with tools and services, such as home, travel and gadget insurance
Bank accounts

Cash Card Account

If you’re looking for an account offering no-frills banking and you’re not able to open a regular one, this gives you the basics.

  • Keep tight control of your money
  • Avoid overdraft fees and debts
  • Get a debit card or cash card

Shape your account

Barclays Mobile Banking

Banking on your mobile

Bank on the move with our smartphone app or our dedicated mobile website 1.

Personalised Debit Card

Barclays Personalised Card

Personalise your debit card with a favourite photo or an image from our online gallery 2.

Feature Store

Features Store

Make your account your own with home, tech or travel bolt-ons.

Switch to Barclays

Build an account that’s shaped around your lifestyle. Switch to us – it’s safe and simple.

Bank accounts
  • Choose your preferred switch date
  • We’ll contact your old bank and get the process underway
  • All payments moved over in just 7 working days

Existing customers

Don’t forget to shape your account. Log in to Online Banking and customise it in the Features Store.

Bank accounts
  • Barclays Pingit – send money using just a mobile number
  • Text Alerts – keep track of your money with free alerts
  • Customise it with add-ons designed to make your life easier

Looking for other current accounts?

Not all our accounts are open to new customers. If you hold one of these accounts, you can find out more about them here:

Student and graduate accounts

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Student accounts

Student Additions Account

An account for full-time UK students.

  • Interest-free overdraft of up to £2,000 4
    Representative example:
    Up to £2,000 – 0% interest pa (variable)
  • No monthly fee
Student accounts

International Students Account

An account designed for international students studying full-time in the UK.

  • Free Text Alerts
  • Online, Mobile and Telephone Banking
  • Make international transfers online and over the phone
Student accounts

Higher Education Account

Bridge the gap between your studies and your new life with this straightforward graduate account.

  • Interest-free overdraft of up to £1,500 5
    Representative example for your first year after graduation:
    Up to £1,500 – 0% interest pa (variable)
  • No monthly fee
Student accounts

Graduate Additions

An account with extras for recent graduates.

  • Interest-free overdraft of up to £3,000 4
    Representative example:
    Up to £2,000 – 0% pa (variable)
  • £7 monthly fee
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • RAC Roadside and At Home Assistance in the UK
  • Card Secure – covers you worldwide if your card is lost or stolen

Shape your account

Overdrafts

Overdrafts

Going into the red doesn’t have to leave you red-faced.

Barclays Mobile Banking

Banking on your mobile

Bank on the move with our smartphone app or our dedicated mobile website 1.

Personalised Debit Card

Barclays Personalised Card

Personalise your debit card with a favourite photo or an image from our online gallery 2.

Children's and teen accounts

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Children's accounts

Children's bank account: BarclayPlus

An account for 11 to 15 year olds, which gives you easy access to your money and tiered interest rates to help you save.

  • Open with as little as £1
  • Earn interest on every £1
  • Cash card or debit card 6
  • No monthly fee
Children's accounts

Young Person's Account

An account for 16 to 19 year olds, which allows you to save, spend and enjoy your money the way you want.

  • Debit card
  • Online Banking
  • Mobile Banking
  • No monthly fee

Shape your account

Children's savings

Children’s Savings

A savings account to help you save for a child under 18.

Barclays Debit Card

Debit card

Do your shopping or withdraw up to £300 a day from cash machines, if you've got money in your account.

Online Banking

Online Banking

If you have a Young Person’s Account, you can manage your money online with Online Banking.

Currency accounts

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Currency accounts

euro Account

If you regularly make or receive euro payments, this current account could be perfect for you.

  • Operates in euro
  • Chequebook
  • Reduces exchange risk
  • No monthly fee
Currency accounts

Foreign Currency Account

Make and receive foreign payments with ease with this current account.

  • Choice of currency
  • Reduces exchange risk
  • Chequebook

Shape your account

Online Banking

Online Banking

Do all your day-to-day banking at a time and place that suits you with Online Banking.

Text alerts

Text Alerts

Keep track of your money with free alerts to your mobile.

International transfers

International transfers

Send payments overseas using an electronic bank-to-bank transfer.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our products or services, please get in touch.

Live web chat

 

 

We have agents ready to help.

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Web Chat

Visit a branch

Come and speak to us in person – use our branch locator to find a branch near you.

Web Chat

Call us

To open an account, call 0845 601 8430, Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm, and Saturday, 9am-5pm 3. If you already have an account, call 0845 755 5555, Monday to Sunday, 7am-11pm 3.

Important information
 
1. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. You must have a Barclays current account and be aged 16 or over to use Barclays Mobile Banking.
 
2. Image guidelines apply.
 
3. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record calls. Call charges
 
4. Overdrafts and Personal Reserves are subject to status and application, so the amount offered may be different to that shown on the example. All borrowing is repayable on demand. For full details, see our student overdraft page.
 
5. Overdrafts are subject to application and status. They are repayable on demand. All rates and charges are variable and we reserve the right to change them from time to time.
 
6. To apply for a debit card, you'll need permission from a parent or guardian.
 

Barclays Bank PLC. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 122702). Barclays Bank PLC subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board. Further details can be found at www.lendingstandardsboard.org.uk. Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register number: 312078).

Barclays Bank PLC. Registered in England. Registered no. 1026167. Barclays Insurance Services Company Limited. Registered in England. Registered no. 973765. Registered office for both: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. ‘The Woolwich’ and ‘Woolwich’ are trademarks and trading names of Barclays Bank PLC. Barclays Business is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC.


 

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