The Current Account Switch Service makes switching your account to Clydesdale Bank straightforward. We’ll do it all for you and keep you informed every step of the way.
Current Account Switch Service can be used by businesses with an annual turnover not exceeding £6.5m and employs less than 50 employees, small charities with an annual income of less than £6.5m and small trusts with a net asset value of less than £6.5m.
The Current Account Switch Service is free to use. The service is available to sole traders, partnerships, charities, trusts and small businesses. All you have to do is choose and agree your switch date and fill out a simple form. Then you can be safe in the knowledge that it'll only take seven working days to switch. And that's guaranteed.
*If you have a debit balance on your old account, you'll need to either pay this off or arrange a planned borrowing limit with us (subject to status and eligibility), before your switch starts, otherwise your account will not be closed.
In just seven working days your switch will be complete. You can use your old account as normal until your switch date.
After you switch, any payments sent to or requested from your old account will be redirected to your new account.
We have designed the Current Account Switch Service to let you switch your current account from one bank or building society to another in a simple, reliable and stress-free way. It will only take seven working days. As your new current-account provider we offer the following guarantee.
Can I still switch to you?
Not all banks or building socities in the UK offer the Current Account Switch Service (CASS). We can still help you switch your account and any regular payments to us when we are unable to us CASS.
As your new bank we will take care of everything, managing the switch process from start to finish. This service is completely free; however it isn't covered by the Current Account Switch Guarantee.
Once you have opened an account with us, we will ask you to complete a simple form and then we'll contact your old bank or building society within two business days to request a list of all your regular payments and regular credits received into your account for the last 13 months. Your old bank or building society should send us this information within five business days.
Once we receive the information from your old bank or building society we will arrange for any Standing Orders, Direct Debits and any regular credits made to your account to be transferred to your new account with us within five business days. We will contact you to agree a date to complete the switch.