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Open a Reward Platinum account

What you get with Reward Platinum

Earn 2% in Rewards on 7 types of household bills paid by Direct Debit. On 1st February 2020 we're changing the way you can earn Rewards.

Plus, earn at least 1% back in Rewards on spend with our partner retailers

Covers your mobile phone against damage, breakdown, loss and theft

Also provides UK car breakdown cover, multi-trip worldwide family travel insurance and much more

Like all of our current accounts, you can pay your way - use Apple Pay and Google Pay™ for payments with your phone, and Paym, to send money securely with just a telephone number and our mobile banking app

£20 monthly account fee

Compare our Reward accounts

Features and benefits

Rewards

What are Rewards?

Rewards are our way of giving you something back. Get rewarded on 7 types of household bills paid by Direct Debit. Your Reward balance can grow quickly, they’re easy to earn and they’re easy to exchange.

How do I earn Rewards?

You’ll earn 2% on eligible household bills paid by Direct Debit and at least 1% at our partner retailers.

How do I exchange Rewards?

It’s easy. Once your balance has grown to at least £5, we’ll give you a choice of what you can do with them. You can bank them, trade them or donate them to one of our chosen charities.

Travel insurance

Do you love to travel? Our worldwide travel insurance covers you and your family for trips of up to 31 days. The policy also includes winter sports and £10 million medical expenses cover. Underwritten by U K Insurance Ltd.

Travel services

Our travel service allows you to access a range of travel agencies in one place, to find the best holiday for you. You can save money on holidays, airport parking, baggage allowance and more.

Travel money

Get great deals on foreign currency from our Travel Money Service. We'll even deliver the money to your door.

Fee free debit card purchases abroad

No Non-Sterling Transaction fee when you using your Reward Platinum debit card abroad.

Insurance

Mobile phone insurance

When bad things happen to your mobile, you need good cover. Our mobile phone policy covers loss, theft, accidental damage and breakdown (once your manufacturer’s warranty has expired). Underwritten by American International Group UK Limited.

UK car breakdown cover

If your car breaks down away from home, you’re sorted. Our partners Green Flag will get you and your vehicle home or to your preferred location, anywhere in the UK. Underwritten by U K Insurance Limited.

Lifestyle

Cinema discount

Take advantage of up to 40% off the price of cinema tickets.

tastecard

If you love eating out, you’ll love this offer: get 2 for 1 or 50% off your food bill at thousands of restaurants UK wide.

Mobile Banking app

Mobile app

Stay in control of your money with our easy to use Mobile Banking app.

We're changing the way you can earn Rewards

On the 1st February 2020, instead of earning 2% back in Rewards on household bills, you'll earn £4 a month back in Rewards for 2 or more Direct Debits - 2 of those Direct Debits need to be at least £2 each. Plus, earn an extra £1 a month back in Rewards with 1 mobile app log in.

That's up to £5 a month back in Rewards to spend on whatever you like!

Overdraft details

How do overdrafts work?

An arranged overdraft can be useful for short term borrowing. Understand arranged and unarranged overdrafts and their impact on your account. An overdraft is a form of borrowing and is repayable on demand.

How much will an overdraft cost?

Understand the cost and impact of overdrafts and whether you're eligible to apply for one. If you don't repay what is owed, you could harm your credit score and borrowing capability.

We're changing our overdraft pricing

Between 27 March and 2nd April 2020, we will be making some changes.

Switch to NatWest

The Current Account Switch Service will do all the work when it comes to switching, moving everything across from your old account all within 7 working days, including Direct Debits and standing orders. All you need to do is tell us the details of your old bank account and when you want the Switch to start.

Current Account Switch Guarentee (PDF, 39KB)

A guide to Switching Current Accounts (PDF, 3 MB)

How does the Switch Service work?

Open a bank account online

Apply online

During the application we'll ask for information about you such as your address, job etc. So have these ready.

Upload your ID

At the end of your application we might ask you to provide photo ID, proof of address and take a selfie. We'll then check your details with our security partners HooYu or Digidocs.

We'll check your details

We'll check we have everything needed to open your account. Keep an eye out for our welcome email.

Start using your new account

Your new account is open. Register for Online banking, download our mobile app and enjoy hassle free banking.

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.

First things first. You can apply if you:

  • are aged 18 or over and a UK resident
  • will log into Online or Mobile Banking at least once every three months

Not sure a Reward account is for you? Look into our Select everyday bank account with no monthly fee.

Now please take a look at the important legal stuff

How your information might be used

It's important for you to understand how we use and share your information. Please read this short summary before you continue with your application.

All okay? You're nearly ready to start.

We need to do a few final checks with you. They'll only take a minute.

What kind of account do you want?

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • A selfie
  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Don't worry, if you don't have these with you when you're applying you can choose to do this later.

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Look out for an email and text after you have applied from our security partners, DigiDocs. It'll have a link to securely upload your documents for us to check. 

I have a current account with NatWest...

What would you like to do?

Which account do you want to change?

Great, looks like you're all set and ready to go...

Great, looks like you're all set and ready to go...

Do you know your Online Banking details?

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Look out for an email and text after you have applied from our security partners, DigiDocs. It'll have a link to securely upload your documents for us to check. 

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Look out for an email and text after you have applied from our security partners, DigiDocs. It'll have a link to securely upload your documents for us to check. 

You're all set

You’ll need these bits of info handy for your application:

  • The account number, sort code and debit card number of the bank account you want to switch to NatWest
  • The account number and sort code of your existing NatWest current account

The Current Account Switch Service will move everything across from your old bank account to your new NatWest current account within 7 working days. You'll barely need to lift a finger.

Do you know your Online Banking details?

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Look out for an email and text after you have applied from our security partners, DigiDocs. It'll have a link to securely upload your documents for us to check. 

You're all set

Depending on what ID we need to see, we may ask you for:

  • Photo ID, such as Drivers licence, Passport or EU ID card
  • Proof of your address, such as a utility bill or bank statement

Look out for an email and text after you have applied from our security partners, DigiDocs. It'll have a link to securely upload your documents for us to check.