Change the way you bank with Starling

Manage your money better with visual saving spaces and personalised spending insights. Whether you're a personal, business, or Kite customer, enjoy award-winning banking with 24/7 UK customer support.

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With millions of accounts across the UK, someone joins Starling every 38 seconds *

*This statistic was formed by calculating the number of accounts added in a 12 month period divided by the number of hours in a 12 month period.

Starling Personal Current Account

The personal account

Apply in minutes to get instant payment alerts and categorised spending insights. Create saving goals, split bills and do everything you used to do in a branch, on your phone. All with Britain’s Best Current Account 2022.

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Starling business account

The business account

Skip the admin, and join over 460,000 British businesses who have already changed the way they bank.

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Starling Kite account for kids

Kite: banking for kids

Help kids learn how money works. Kite is a space linked to your account, designed to help them manage their pocket money with their own bank card and app.

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Starling Sole Trader account

The sole trader account

Apply for a free digital account easily within the app and connect your accounting software or invest in a Sole Trader Toolkit to tackle the numbers directly from your bank account, on desktop or mobile.

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A new kind of bank

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No monthly fees.
Whether you’re personal or business.

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100% digital signup.
Apply in minutes from your phone.

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24/7 UK customer support.
Chat to real humans, any time.

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A fully-regulated UK bank account.
Your money’s covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

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Money management made easy

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Instant notifications.

Get a real-time alert the second you pay or get paid.

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No fees overseas.

Travel easy with no ATM or transaction fees overseas.

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Beautiful, intuitive tools.

Get better at saving and budgeting, and view your monthly spending analytics.

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A branch that lives on your phone.

Deposit cash at the Post Office and scan cheques in-app.

Manage your money on the web too with online banking. We were featured in the latest Which? online banking security test and earned the top score. Read the article.

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