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Premier Current Account

Get £250 when you switch to Premier

Open a Premier Current Account using our full Current Account Switch Service and join Barclays Blue Rewards.

Switch by 30 November 2015 to qualify

  • We’ll pay in £125 by 31 December 2015
  • And another £125 by 15 February 2016
  • Withdraw the money whenever you want
  • Terms and conditions apply

Don’t forget to select ‘Premier Current Account’ when you choose your account. Please see the ‘overdraft charges and information’ section below.

Apply for a joint account

As well as £250 for opening a Premier Current Account, you’ll have access to a range of exclusive benefits and services.

  • Access to exclusive products
    As a Premier customer, you can apply for exclusive Premier mortgages , loans and savings accounts.
  • Up to £990 daily cash machine withdrawals
    An exclusive black debit card that lets you take out up to £990 a day from cash machines (subject to status).
  • Loyalty rewarded
    Benefit from Premier Rewards and Barclays Blue Rewards. Join both, and together, they recognise your value to us and thank you for your loyalty. As a Premier Banking customer you will have access to a range of exclusive benefits including daily treats, discounts on dining and days out – all at no extra cost to you.
    With Barclays Blue Rewards , you can earn a loyalty reward of £7 a month for banking with us, as well as rewards on your residential mortgage with us and new and renewed combined building and contents cover with us. We’ll pay these into your digital Rewards Wallet each month. To remain eligible for Barclays Blue Rewards, you must meet the minimum primary criteria each month (£800 paid into your account, two Direct Debits paid out and pay a £3 fee).
  • Fee-free overdraft
    Apply for a fee-free overdraft of up to £1,000.

Representative example: Fee-free overdraft up to £1,000 (subject to application and status) while you stay within that limit. If you use an overdraft of £1,200, you'll be charged £1.50 a day when you use it.

For more information, please see the ‘overdraft charges and information’ section below.

  • Save on foreign currency
    Withdraw foreign currency through cash machines operated by Global Alliance banks  to avoid £1.50 non-sterling cash fee. A 2.99% transaction fee still applies to all withdrawals.
  • Switch to us – it's safe and simple
    Open a new account with us and switch at the end of your application.
    Choose your preferred switch date, all payments moved over in just 7 working days.
  • Eligibility

    To open a Premier Current Account, you’ll need:

    • An annual gross income paid into a current account with us of £75,000+


    • Savings and investments of £100,000+ with us

    We'll review your eligibility for Premier Banking regularly. If you no longer meet the criteria, we'll contact you to explain your options. We may also change the eligibility criteria in future.

    To qualify for Barclays Blue Rewards, each month you’ll need to:

    • Pay a £3 fee
    • Have £800 paid into your Premier Current Account
    • Pay out at least 2 Direct Debits from the account

    Terms and conditions

    Terms for 250 pounds sterling switch offer 460 KB

    Terms and conditions for Personal customers 790 KB

    Current accounts - our bank charges explained 460 KB

  • Overdraft charges and information

    Apply for a fee-free overdraft of up to £1,000. If you go over the £1,000 fee-free amount, daily fees are charged on the whole balance of your arranged overdraft as follows:

    • Up to £1,000 – no fee
    • Over £1,000 and up to £2,000 – £1.50 per day
    • Over £2,000 – £3 per day

    Overdrafts, including fee-free amounts, are subject to status and application.

    Overdrafts over £15,000 have a set-up fee of 1.5% of the arranged overdraft limit, and a renewal fee of 1.5% of the limit will also be applied annually.

    For arranged overdrafts over £25,000, security may be required. Overdrafts are repayable on demand and you must be 18 or over to apply. All charges can be changed, but we’ll let you know before we do this.

    Representative example:
    Fee-free overdraft up to £1,000 (subject to application and status) while you stay within that limit. If you use an overdraft of £1,200, you'll be charged £1.50 a day when you use it.

    You can find out the daily charges that could apply by using our overdraft calculator , and selecting ‘Premier Current Account’ from the drop-down list.

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Any questions? Call us on 0800 197 1059, quoting ‘SW1’ . Our phone lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm.


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