International student bank account
About our international account for students
An account especially for international students in the UK
£10 monthly account fee, it will automatically come out of your account every month
Choose 1 of 3 rewards: a tastecard, an Amazon Prime Student membership or National Express Coachcard
Manage your money on the go with our easy to use mobile app
Tap and pay with your phone using Apple Pay and Google Pay™
Apply online only. You must be 17+ living in the UK and have lived in the UK for less than 3 years. You must either be a full time undergraduate student on at least a 2 year course at a UK University/College or you must be completing a full time postgraduate or nursing course lasting a year or more.
Choose 1 of 3 offers
1 - tastecard
2 -Amazon Prime Student
Frequently asked questions
How to apply online
Complete your application online
Provide your proof of ID
Provide proof of your student status
Pick your offer and start using your account
Get ready to apply
Before you apply, we need to check you're happy with a few things. And ask you a few questions up front. Then we can make your application as quick and simple as it can be.
International Student account eligibility
To apply you must:
Have lived in the UK for less than 3 years
Be completing a full time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full time postgraduate course; or
Be training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education.
Now please take a look at the important legal stuff
If you carry on applying, it means you're happy with what's in these documents, including the FSCS information sheet. And happy to view your statements in Online Banking - not posted. Please take some time to review, print and/or save the important information.
You’re all set
You’ll need a few bits of info for your application:
- If you're from the EU you'll need a EU passport, EU ID card or EU Drivers Licence and proof of your Student Status
- If you're from outside of the EU you'll need a passport and student VISA, and a Biometric Resident Permit and proof of your Student Status