Business current account

Britain’s Best Business Banking Provider

Apply for a free digital business account and join over 500,000 UK businesses who have changed the way they bank.

phone and laptop banking interface

Less admin. More control.

There’s a faster, easier way to stay on top of your business’s finances. Apply for a free digital business account easily within the Starling app to get your Mastercard debit card, plus:

An easy-to-use business account stacked with powerful money management tools. All with no monthly fees or UK payment charges.

Free 24/7 UK support via app, phone or email, with fast response times and help from real humans.

A fully regulated UK bank account, where your money’s covered up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

An easy life. If you want us to, we’ll move all your banking over for you through the Current Account Switch Service (all it takes is a few taps in-app).

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Business banking, your way

  • No monthly fees business account
  • 100% digital sign up
  • Protected by Financial Services Compensation Scheme
  • Instant payment notifications
  • Visual saving spaces
  • Receipt capture
  • All bills in one place
  • No fees overseas
  • Mobile and online banking
  • Your spending categorised
  • Card security controls

  • Free UK bank transfers
  • Managed scheduled payments
  • Apple, Google, Samsung and Garmin Pay
  • Cash deposits at the Post Office
  • In-app and freepost cheque deposits

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Eligibility requirements

  • A Limited Company or LLP registered at Companies House. General partnerships or charities which are not registered as a Limited Company are not yet supported.
  • Limited Companies and LLPs need all Persons of Significant Control (PSCs) to be a UK resident and natural persons (i.e. no corporate shareholders).
  • All directors with access to the account must be UK residents.
  • The business must not be a holding company, dissolved, in liquidation or engage in any activities set out in our terms and conditions.
  • Evidence of your trading activities so we understand that your business does what you say it does. We can’t accept Companies House documents for this.
  • Meet our standard AML/KYC, fraud and credit checks and processes.
  • Refer to our terms and conditions to check sectors not supported. We also do not offer client money accounts.
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What do I need to open a business bank account?

  • A smartphone (and signal).
  • Valid photo ID such as a passport or UK driving licence.
  • If you have documents which confirm the nature of your business at hand this will be easier. Examples could be a trade registration or bank statement which shows your business activity.
  • About 10 minutes of your time to complete the application. Then it’s over to our team to approve your details and open your account.
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Find out about fees, rates and charges for our business account.

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Thousands of happy customers

Don’t just take our word for it. We’ve been reviewed thousands of times on Trustpilot, and our customers think we’re “easily the best business bank account they’ve had”, “a refreshing experience”, and that we “make business banking easy”.

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