We think business accounts should be free, uncomplicated and quick to set up – so that’s exactly what we’ve built. No fuss, no monthly fees, no three week waits; just a straightforward business account you can set up in minutes so that you can get on with what's important - running your business.

It’s a pleasure doing business with Starling. Here’s why:

Same day set up

Spend more time getting your vision off the ground. Download the app and apply for an account in minutes.

No monthly fees

We won't charge fees on electronic payments, domestic transfers, monthly account fees or ATM withdrawals.*

Cash welcome

Deposit money at over 11,500 Post Office branches nationwide for as little as £3 per deposit.

Security

We care about your security. All eligible deposits are protected by the FSCS up to £85,000 and we are regulated by the PRA and FCA.**

More details on our pricing structure.

* If you have fewer than 10 employees and less than £1.7m in annual turnover. Business accounts are also free for larger businesses for a limited time. Competitive fees for cash deposits and withdrawals at the Post Office.
** The small business threshold for FSCS is an annual turnover of less than £1m. FSCS does not apply to all business types, please check the FSCS website for eligibility.

Mind your business

Who’s it for?

Our business account could be right for you if you’re…

The owner of a limited company – and you’re the only person with significant control over it.

Self-employed. At the moment, our sole trader account is available exclusively to anyone who has a Starling personal account.

Not you? Hold tight – we’ll be opening the account up to companies with more than one person of significant control soon, as well as sole traders who don’t have a Starling personal account.

Fill in your details below and we’ll be in touch when the account is available.

Bakery owner

Partnership or
Limited company with multiple people of significant control?

Register your interest and we’ll let you know
when the account is available for you.

About You
    Your Business

    (As registered)

    Select your business type
      Your personal data will be treated in accordance with our privacy notice.

      We’re in business!

      Thanks for your interest. We’ll be in touch soon.

      Step by step onboarding

      Apply in minutes

      Not yet a Starling customer? Apply in under 10 minutes.

      If you’re a Starling customer, it’s even quicker (the current record is 59 seconds).
      No need to download anything new – just apply from your personal account and then just swap between personal and business in app with a tap.

      How we measure up

      It’s great to have options, so we’ve compared a variety of high street banks and challengers so that you can see how we stack up.

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      Starling

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      Barclays

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      Is a UK regulated bank

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      FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)

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      Zero fees for micro enterprises*

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      Zero UK transfer fees

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      Zero bank ATM fees

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      Categorised transactions

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      24/7 customer support

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      CSV exports

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      Faster Payments & CHAPS

      Cash & cheque deposits

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      Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps

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      Don’t just take our word for it

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