Phone number checker

Check whether a Barclays number you’ve been asked to call is genuine – and find out how to handle incoming calls that make you suspicious.

What you need to know before you check a number

Scammers can make calls and text messages look like they’re coming from one of our numbers.

If you’ve receive an unexpected call that you’re not sure is from us, end the call and phone us back from a different phone, or call a friend to see if the scammers are hanging onto the line. Don’t call the number back directly – instead, use the number on the back of your Barclays debit card or any other number that our checker confirms is safe to call.

If you have a corporatewealth or investment bank account, contact us directly.

Check a number

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Remember, we’ll never contact you by phone, text or email to ask you to

  • Move money to another account
  • Help with an ‘internal investigation’
  • Give us access to your device to view or manage your accounts
  • Reveal your PIN, PINsentry or other membership details

We’ll also never

  • Disclose your personal details to prove it's us
  • Text you unexpectedly with a link to make a payment 

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How to report fraud

Think you’ve been a victim?

Get in touch with us right away if you think you’ve seen suspicious activity on your account. Here you’ll find the numbers you need, the next steps to take and what we’ll do to help. 

Protect yourself from scams

Learn about the different types of scam

Scams are getting more sophisticated every day, so it’s important to be alert. We’ve put together a list of current scams to help keep you protected.

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Protect yourself from fraud

Learn about the different types of fraud

More and more people are being targeted by fraudsters, so it’s important to be alert. Knowing about the different types of fraud can help you protect yourself and your money.

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