You’ve been invited to join Starling

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Please fill in the form below to accept your friend’s referral, then download the Starling app to open your account. Once it’s opened, we’ll plant a tree.

To plant your tree, we’ve partnered with Trillion Trees; a joint venture between BirdLife International, Wildlife Conservation Society and WWF that aims to save, protect and re-grow one trillion trees by 2050.

Before we can get planting, we need a few details from you:

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Just in case your friend hasn’t sold you on Starling...

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Fast setup and no monthly fees

Apply for an account in minutes from your phone – and pay no monthly fees, whether you’re a personal or business customer.

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24/7 support

Our UK-based team are on hand whenever you need them, via app, phone or email.

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100% digital banking

A beautiful, intuitive app stacked with budgeting and saving tools that make money management fast, easy and seamless.

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Protect your money

Starling is a fully-licenced UK bank, which means any money you keep with us will be fully protected by the FSCS, up to £85,000.

Thousands of people have switched to Starling…

Once you’ve opened your account, you have the option of making Starling your main bank account through the Current Account Switch Service (CASS). You’ll be able to see and manage all your finances in one place – and we’ll even transfer over any direct debits or standing orders you might already have. To start your switch, tap the top right icon to bring up the account menu and select ‘Switch to Starling’, then follow the on-screen instructions.

The CASS available for both personal and business accounts.

Got a question? Check our FAQs.

Something to note: if you refer someone who already banks with Starling, we won’t be able to plant a tree for you. This scheme applies to new customers only.

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Starling Bank will make a donation to WWF-UK, a registered charity with charity registration number 1081247 in England and Wales and SC039593 in Scotland, of £3 for each bank account, which is successfully opened with Starling Bank as a result of a referral under this scheme.