Why do we need this information?
We have asked you for information to help us process your application smoothly.
Here are the reasons why we need this information from you.
Personal details and preferences we ask you to complete during your application:
The personal information supplied will be used to identify you.
Your work and your finances:
The information supplied about your work and finances will be used to identify you and perform credit checks, which may involve credit reference agencies. Read the important information for more details on how your information will be used.
Your new account:
There are other Premier Life features you might want to take advantage of. If you want a Barclays Premier credit card then you will need to fill in a separate application form. Find out more
Your Premier Banking Team:
To make sure you get a Premier Banking Team that is located at a branch convenient to you, we give you the option of choosing a suitable location. If you are already with Premier you will be able to keep your existing relationship. Find out about the Premier Banking Team and what they can do for you.
Already got a Barclays Current Account?
If you already have a Barclays current account, you can simply upgrade it using one of our shorter forms.
Check if you are eligible to upgrade
Eligible accounts that can be upgraded to a Premier Current Account are:
- Barclays Bank Account
- Barclays Current Account Plus (no longer on sale)
- Barclays Additions Active (no longer on sale)
- Barclays Premier Life (no longer on sale)
- Barclays Additions (no longer on sale)
- Barclays First Additions (no longer on sale)
- Barclays Additions Plus (no longer on sale)
Premier Banking account fees
Premier Banking eligibility criteria
To be eligible to join Premier Banking, you must have an annual gross income paid into a Barclays current account of £75,000+ and/or £50,000+ saved or invested through Barclays.
Premier Current Account
If you meet and continue to meet the Premier Banking eligibility criteria you are eligible for a Premier Current Account at a cost of £10 a month. However, if you have an annual gross income paid into a Barclays current account of £150,000+ and/or £150,000+ saved or invested with Barclays, this monthly fee will be waived. Eligibility for Premier Banking and / or waiving the Premier Current Account fee will be reviewed regularly. Your Premier Banking Manager will contact you if you qualify for the fee waiver shortly after your account is opened.