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Barclays Bank Account

Barclays Bank Account


Banking built around you

Make your current account work around you – personalise your cards and add extras in our online Features Store.


What you get

Online Banking

Better Online Banking

Our Online Banking lets you do much more than manage your money – add features like travel insurance, mobile phone cover and more 5.

Barclays Debit Card

Personalised debit card

Customise your contactless debit card with your favourite photo – or choose one from our gallery 1.

Barclays Mobile Banking

Mobile Banking and more

Get free award-winning apps to access your account, view all your secure documents, even pay friends and family using just your mobile number.



Apply for an overdraft of up to £5,000 (subject to status) with Emergency Borrowing, that's there if you need it 4. And free Text Alerts to help you stay on top of your spending.


Save with SmartSpend

Earn cashback and make savings on holidays, energy bills and more with exclusive online SmartSpend deals.

Barclays Debit Card

7-Day switch

It's safe and simple – we guarantee to move all your payments within 7 working days.

Add features

From home protection to travel insurance, add great value Packs to start building your account – and enjoy discounts if you add more than 1 5.

Home Pack

Home Protection Pack

£12 a month

  • AA Boiler & Central Heating Cover
  • Home Essentials & Appliance Cover
  • Optional Boiler Service (an additional fee applies) 

Tech Pack

Tech Pack

£7.50 per month

  • Mobile Phone Insurance for up to 2 phones
  • Worldwide Gadget Cover for up to £750

Travel Pack

Travel Pack

£8.50 per month

  • European Family Travel Insurance
  • RAC UK breakdown cover
  • Card Secure

Switch to us

Switching your account is simple, secure and straightforward.

Bank accounts

  • Select your preferred switch date
  • We'll contact your old bank and take it from there
  • Your switch is complete within 7 days – and we'll text you when it's done

Already bank with us?

Log in to Online Banking to add extra Packs, set up Alerts, and more.

Bank accounts

  • Manage your money on the move with Barclays Mobile Banking 2
  • Get Text Alerts to stay on top of your spending
  • Pay friends and family using just your mobile with Barclays Pingit 3

Contact us

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

Live web chat



Start a live web chat

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 0345 600 4545, Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm, and Saturday, 9am-5pm 6.

If you already have an account, call 0345 734 5345, Monday to Sunday, 7am-11pm 6.

Important information
1. Debit cards are subject to application and status. Barclays Personalised Cards are subject to terms and conditions. Image guidelines also apply.
2. You must have a Barclays current account and be aged 16 or older to use Barclays Mobile Banking. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
3. You must be aged 16 years or older and have both a UK current account and mobile number to send or receive payments using Barclays Pingit. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
4. Overdrafts are subject to status and application. All borrowing is repayable on demand. Overdraft fees are variable, which means we can change them – although we’ll let you know before we do this.
5. Terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations apply to each benefit within the Packs. Please read the policy documents, so you know what’s covered and what’s not.
6. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor and record calls. Calls to 03 numbers use free plan minutes if available. Otherwise they cost the same as 01/02 prefix calls.



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 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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