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Premier Banking

Banking designed for the life you lead


Enjoy a range of benefits just for you – with access to an exclusive current account, rewards, mortgages and more.

Explore the world of Premier Banking

With a Premier Current Account, you can enjoy a range of benefits – just for you. You’ll receive an exclusive black debit card with up to £1,000 daily cash machine withdrawals1.

Exclusive products and rewards

You’ll have exclusive access to our Premier Current Account and a range of Premier mortgages, savings accounts and more.

Switch on Barclays Avios Rewards for £12 a month and start collecting Avios to put towards your next trip with British Airways. Eligibility and conditions apply2.

Support when you need it

Our dedicated team of Financial Guides are on hand to support you with any financial decisions or plans – whether you’re moving house, planning for your future or thinking about retirement.

You can chat to us in the app, or speak to our UK-based Premier Telephone Banking team – available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Are you eligible?

To join Premier Banking, you’ll need to have either

  • An annual gross income of £75,000 or more paid into a current account with us, or  
  • A minimum of £100,000 saved or invested with us

If you no longer meet the criteria, we’ll contact you to explain your options. We may also change the eligibility criteria in future.

Have £500,000 to invest? Discover how our Wealth Management can help you achieve your ambitions.

Premier Current Account

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Fee-free and exclusive benefits

With a Premier Current Account, you can enjoy a range of benefits – just for you. You’ll receive an exclusive black debit card with up to £1,000 daily cash machine withdrawals1.

Barclays Avios Rewards

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Get closer to the travel you want

Whether it's reconnecting with family and friends or exploring special destinations, Barclays Avios Rewards makes it even easier to get closer to the travel you want. Switch it on in Premier Banking for £12 a month and start collecting Avios to put toward your next trip with British Airways. Eligibility and conditions apply2.   

Premier products for you

Premier mortgages

Our best offers for your next home or property investment. 

Premier Barclayloan

Ignite new possibilities with a Premier Barclayloan3. See your personalised rate without affecting your credit score.

4.3% APR Representative on loans of £7,500 to £15,000 over two to five years (your rate may differ). Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. 

Premier exclusives, savings and investments

Whether it’s for rainy days, dream holidays, or your future, there’s always something to save for. Our range of savings and investment options are designed to help you get there. Terms and conditions apply.

Investments can fall as well as rise in value.

Premier home insurance

Premier customers can choose between Barclays Home Insurance and Barclays Premium Home Insurance, provided by Hiscox. Terms and conditions apply4.

How to apply

The first step to joining Premier Banking is to apply for a Premier Current Account – and applying is simple, safe and secure.

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The quickest way to open a sole Premier Current Account is to download the Barclays app from your app store and open it to start your application. If we accept your application, you can start using your account in the app straight away.

    

Sole account

Use the Barclays app to apply for an account if you

  • Are 18 or older and not in full-time education. If you’re under 18 or a student, explore our other accounts
  • Have a UK mobile number and home address. Don’t have these? You can apply online instead
  • Can provide a photo ID, like a passport, driving licence or most national ID cards. Don’t have these? You can apply online instead

Joint account

Apply online for an account you’ll share with someone if you

  • Are both 18 or older and not in full-time education
  • Have a UK mobile number, and you’re both present during the application
  • Have both been resident full-time in the UK for at least 12 months

Already bank with us?

Log in to upgrade to a Premier Current Account, or call us5 on 0800 197 1059. Lines are open Monday to Thursday, 9am to 7pm, and Friday, 9am to 6pm.

Download the Barclays app to open your account

Tap the logo you need, and it’ll take you straight to the app in your app store.

Need some help?

Chat with us

Start a chat with us online or in our app.

Call us

If you’re already a part of Premier, you can speak with our UK-based Telephone Banking team to get help with your everyday banking. Call us on 0800 924 7365, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You can also book an appointment with one of our Financial Guides to discuss the exclusive products, rewards and services on offer to help you plan your future.