Make the most of your new account
Follow our three simple steps
You’ll be able to manage your money simply and conveniently, and take advantage of Barclays Blue Rewards and cashback, by completing three simple steps
- Get set up online
- Set up income and payments
- Enjoy Barclays Blue Rewards
3 steps to get the most from your account
Get set up online
Download our app
Manage your money whenever, wherever and however you want with our award-winning Barclays Mobile Banking app1. You can check your balance and transactions, make payments, temporarily freeze your card and more – all safely and securely with our Online and Mobile Banking guarantee.
Our app has also been accredited by AbilityNet for its accessibility features and disability-friendly design.
Register for Online Banking
With Online Banking, you can securely check your balance, view statements, transfer money, make payments and more from the comfort of your own home.
What you need to register
- Your Barclays debit card
- Your email address
Set up income and payments
Get access to more products by paying money in and out
Receiving regular income into your account, like your salary, gives us a better understanding of your finances. You just need to tell your employer your new account number and sort code, which you can find on the front of your debit card.
Paying money out of your account, such as Direct Debits or standing orders, shows us you’re actively using your account, which could then help give you access to a wider range of products.
If this is your first account, you may find our ‘Payments’ section helpful for setting up regular payments. You’ll find the answers to the questions we’re most often asked, like
Making us your main bank
If you have another current account elsewhere, we’d love for you to choose us as your main bank. You can switch your main account to us quickly and easily using the current account switch service. Just visit your local branch and we’ll do the rest.
Enjoy Barclays Blue Rewards
Join Barclays Blue Rewards
Join Barclays Blue Rewards and you can get monthly cash rewards when you bank with us. You’ll get
To be eligible for Barclays Blue Rewards, you’ll need a suitable Barclays current account, have £800 paid into your account every month and pay a £3 monthly fee.
- £3.50 a month for each of the first two Direct Debits paid from your account
- £5 a month for having a residential mortgage
- Up to £3 a month when you take out or renew your home insurance