What is a banker's draft and how do I get one?

A banker’s draft is like asking a bank to write a cheque for you. Some organisations may request it as a more secure way of receiving money than a personal cheque from an individual account. There is a £15 fee for each banker’s draft, which you can get in any branch.

Personal customers – call 0345 734 5345*

Premier customers – call 0800 924 7365

Please note that 24 hours’ notice is required to provide you with a banker’s draft in this way.

You’ll need to tell us the amount and who the banker’s draft will be paid to, because only the named payee can use the draft. When you collect the draft you’ll need to provide two forms of identification. A member of staff will then sign the draft, and the funds will be immediately debited from your account.