To apply for this account, you must be 18+ and a UK resident
Why choose our everyday bank account?
Monthly fee-free banking. Other fees may apply.
Easily manage your account anywhere, anytime with our mobile banking app.
Pay however you want to with Apple Pay, Google Pay™ and Contactless Debit Card. Limits apply.
Arranged overdrafts are available too. Subject to eligibility. For more information, see our Overdraft details section below.
A basic bank account that gives you more
Check your credit score for free
Use biometric approval to confirm it's really you
Pay in cheques securely
Budget better, spend less
App available to customers aged 11+ with a compatible iOS and Android devices and a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.
How to switch to NatWest
Move everything across from your old account to your new account within 7 working days using the Current Account Switch Service.
You can request the switch during your online application. Just tell us the details of your old bank account and when you want the switch to start. It's that simple.
This service is only available to switch Current Accounts. Any other products you have with your old bank will not be moved at the same time.
What happens when you switch?
Open a bank account online - FAQs
Get ready to apply
Before you apply for a bank account with us, we need to check you're happy with a few things. And ask you a few questions up front. Then we can make your application as quick and simple as it can be.
First things first. You can apply if you:
are aged 18 or over and a UK resident
Now please take a look at the important legal info
If you carry on applying, it means you're happy with what's in these documents, including the FSCS information sheet. And happy to view your statements in Online Banking - not posted. Please take some time to review, print and/or save the important information.