Opening a new current account with Clydesdale Bank is straightforward. You can either switch safely from another provider or open up a brand new account. Either way, we are here to help you.
It's only a few simple steps to open a new account or to switch. Whether it's your first account or you're switching accounts from another bank, we'll guide you through every stage. Our range of current accounts means you can choose the type of banking service that suits you.
If you already have a current account with another bank, it's straightforward to switch to Clydesdale Bank. With the Current Account Switch Service:
More information on the Current Account Switch Service.
If you open your account by telephone there’s no need to send in identification as we’ll verify your identity electronically.
To apply by phone call 0800 678 1230
For your security calls may be monitored or recorded.
If you open your account in branch we'll ask you to provide some identification. Find out what ID we accept (PDF, opens in a new window). We may accept other forms of ID. Ask your local branch for more information.