Why it’s the best sole trader bank account
A free sole trader bank account, in minutes.
A straightforward account opening process which takes minutes. No fussy forms, no waiting around, no need to visit a branch (not that we have any). Get straight to business today with a simple in-app application and no monthly fees.
24/7 UK support.
Chat to our all-human, all-UK-based team via the app or on the phone. If you’re working, so are we.
No hidden fees.
No monthly account fees, no UK transfer fees, no bank ATM fees, and no fees abroad. Where we do have charges and fees, they are transparent and easy to understand.
How we measure up
It’s great to have options, so we’ve compared the sole trader and business accounts from a variety of high street banks and challengers so you can see how we stack up.
Ready to switch to Starling?
We take the hassle out of switching banks. With just a few taps in the app, you can let us know you’re ready to make the move, and we’ll take it from there. Our switching service is simple, completed in seven working days and covered by the Current Account Switch Guarantee.
Apply for a Starling sole trader account today and enjoy app-based banking at its best.Start your application
Sole trader accounts are subject to eligibility checks, which include looking at credit data and understanding the nature of your business.