Opening a current account with Clydesdale Bank couldn't be easier. Whether it's your first account or you're switching accounts from another bank, we'll guide you through every stage of the process. Our range of current accounts means you can choose the type of banking service that suits you best.
If you already have a current account with another bank, it’s now even easier to switch to Clydesdale Bank. With the Current Account Switch Service:
More information on the Current Account Switch Service.
Opening your account by telephone
If you open your account by telephone there’s no need to send in identification as we’ll verify your identity electronically.
Opening your account in branch
If you open your account in branch we'll ask you to provide some identification. Find out what ID we accept. We may accept other forms of ID. Ask your local branch for more information.
Our friendly advisors are here to help.Request a phone appointment
Existing Current Account Plus customers can upgrade to a Signature Current Account online:Upgrade online
Existing Current Account Plus customers can transfer to Current Account Direct online:Transfer online