How do I set up a standing order?

There are a few different ways you can set up a standing order.

  • Barclays app

    Log in to your app and select ‘Pay & Transfer’ from the menu at the bottom of the screen, followed by ‘Manage your payments’. Now tap ‘Manage Standing Orders’ and choose the account you want your new standing order to come from. Tap ‘New standing order’ at the bottom of this screen to set up a new regular payment.

    You can watch our video to see how the process works in your app.

    The Barclays app How to manage standing orders Standing orders are easy to manage with the Barclays app.

    Log in and from your home screen, tap 'Pay & Transfer' and then ‘Manage your payments’.

    Then tap 'Manage Standing Orders'.

    If you have more than one account, you'll need to select the account with the standing order you want to change.

    Choose the standing order you'd like to change or cancel.

    If you want to delete it, tap the ‘Delete’ button and then ‘OK’.

    Or, if you want to change it, choose ‘Edit’, make your changes and if you're happy tap ‘Save changes’.

    If you want to set up a standing order, that's easy too.

    Go back to ‘Manage Standing Orders’.

    Next, select the account you want to set up the standing order on, tap ‘New standing order’ and ‘Add/select payee’.

    Here, you can choose one of your accounts, someone from your payee list or if you need to pay someone new, tap ‘Add new payee’.

    Tap ‘Enter bank details’.

    Choose who you are paying.


    and enter their information.

    Once you've added all the details, we'll check them with the recipient's bank.


    if the details match, we'll confirm the details are correct.

    If the name doesn't match, other responses may occur.

    You can search ‘Confirmation of payee’ on the Barclays website for more information.

    If the details match tap ‘Continue’.

    Next, enter the amount you want to pay and add a reference that you'll both see on your statements.

    Then choose whether this is a one-off payment or a standing order and select ‘Review payment’.

    Choose the type of payments you're making.

    Tap to confirm you've read the information about fraud and scams.


    and if you're happy, tap ‘Continue’.

    If you're setting up a standing order to someone new, for security, you'll need to add a few details from your debit card.

    Tap ‘Confirm’ and there you go.

    Standing orders made easy.

  • Online Banking
    1. Log in to Online Banking. Find out how
    2. Select ‘Move money’ from your account homepage. Select ‘Transfers and standing orders’
    3. Then ‘Set up a standing order’
    4. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose the person or organisation you want to make payments to
    5. You’ll need to authorise the payment using your PINsentry card reader, or the PINsentry feature in the Barclays app

    Watch our video to see how to set up a standing order in Online Banking

  • Branch

    If you’re not registered for the Barclays app or Online Banking you can set up a standing order in one of our branches.

    If you want to set up a standing order online, it only takes a few minutes to register.

    You can also find out how to register for our app.

  • Phone

    You can set up a standing order using Telephone Banking, if you’re registered.

    Personal customers – call 0345 734 5345*

    Premier customers – call 0800 924 7365*

    Business customers – call 0345 605 2345*

    If you want to set up a standing order online instead, it only takes a few minutes to register.

    You can also find out how to register for our app