Student bank account

A student bank account that offers more

More than just a student bank account

Choose between 1 of 3 great offers from either an Amazon Prime Student membership, National Express Coachcard or tastecard

If you're looking for an easy to use mobile banking app, look no further

Apply for a £500 interest free student overdraft for Term one, and have the option to increase up to £2000

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

Pick a perk!

Upgrade your downtime. Choose 1 of our 3 great offers to make student life just that little bit easier.

Take a look at the offers below. After you open your account you can pick your fav.

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Amazon Prime Student

Stream movies, box sets and music, plus get unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of items with a 1 year Prime Student membership and £10 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card*. Over 18s only. *Restrictions apply, see www.amazon.co.uk/gc-legal.
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National Express Coachcard

Travel for less with 1/3 off fares, ideal for visiting friends and family. Plus 15% off travel to events and festivals. Valid for 4 years

tastecard

Dine out and get 50% off food or 2 for 1 meals. Plus save on entertainment, including the cinema. Valid for 4 years. Smartphone required

What you get

Easy to use Mobile Banking app

Access and manage your money on the move with our mobile banking app.

Interest free Overdraft

Apply for an interest free Student Overdraft with a limit of up to £500 in your first uni term, and up to £2,000 after that.

Contactless Visa Debit card

Use your contactless debit card in a fast, easy and secure way to pay for purchases of £30 or less like a coffee, lunch or travel.

Are you an International Student?

International student account info

Open your student bank account online

Bank digitally

Open our student account online and register for online banking & paperless statements.

Have ID ready

If you have your ID ready your account will be opened quicker. Remember that you will also need proof that you are a student.

Provide your email

We'll need a UK mobile number and valid email address so we can complete your application and contact you about your choice of offer.

I'm ready to apply

Are you a...

Are you a...

Submit your ID and proof of student status online

ID - Please apply using your permanent UK address if it's different to your term time address. 

Student Status - The simplest way to prove your student status is to enter your UCAS Status Code into the application form - this is a 16 digit code emailed to you by UCAS. If you have misplaced this email please contact UCAS who will reissue within 24 hours.

And now for the important legal stuff...

To open this account you must be living in the UK and:

Completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full-time postgraduate course or

Training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education

Registered for Online Banking and paperless statements

Important Information

Please take some time to review the important information. By clicking to proceed you are confirming that you have been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents including the FSCS information sheet.

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.

Are you ready to continue?

Great! Let's get started…

What would you like to do today?

As we already know you, this shouldn't take long at all.

We’ll need your 16 digit UCAS Status Code; this will have been emailed to you by UCAS, and your sort code and account number.

And now for the important legal stuff...

To open this account you must be living in the UK and:

Completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full time post graduate course or

Training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education

Registered for Online Banking and paperless statements

Important Information

Please take some time to review the important information. By clicking to proceed you are confirming that you have been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents including the FSCS information sheet.

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.

Are you ready to continue?

Great! Let's get started…

As we already know you, we can help you complete the application form

If you use Online Banking we can help speed up your online application by pre-filling your personal information. If not, don’t worry, we’ll just need to re-confirm a few details with you.

We’ll also need your 16 digit UCAS Status Code; this will have been emailed to you by UCAS.

And now for the important legal stuff...

To open this account you must be living in the UK and:

Completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full time post graduate course or

Training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education

Registered for Online Banking and paperless statements

Important Information

Please take some time to review the important information. By clicking to proceed you are confirming that you have been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents including the FSCS information sheet.

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.

Are you ready to continue?

One last question…

Do you have NatWest Online Banking?

Great! Let's get started…

Great! Let's get started…

How to submit your proof of student status online

The simplest way to prove your student status is with one of the following:

University confirmation letter

Student visa

Student Biometric Residency Permit

UCAS status number (if you've applied directly through UCAS)

And now for the important legal stuff...

To open this account you must meet these requirements

You have lived in the UK for less than 3 years

Completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years or completing a full-time postgraduate course or

Training as a nurse at a UK university or college of higher education

Registered for Online Banking and paperless statements

Important Information

Please take some time to review the important information. By clicking to proceed you are confirming that you have been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents including the FSCS information sheet.

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.

Are you ready to continue?

Great! Let's get started...