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Instant payment notifications

What are instant notifications?

Get a push notification whenever there’s a payment-related activity on your account – whether it’s a card purchase, an ATM withdrawal, a direct debit, a standing orders or someone sending you money.


  • Find out instantly each time you make a purchase, a direct debit has left your account, or when your wages have gone in.
  • Security. With instant notifications, you can be 100% sure all the money leaving your account is legit – and you haven’t been overcharged. And if you do spot any unusual activity, you can quickly lock your card in-app.

How it works

No need to do anything. Each time you spend on your card or wallet, or you receive a payment, we’ll send a notification to your phone.

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Apply for a Starling bank account today and enjoy app-based banking at its best.

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