Premier Bank Accounts

Open a Premier Reward Black account

£150 when you switch to NatWest

Benefits for when you're at home or abroad

Enjoy worldwide family travel insurance

Access to over 1,000 international airport lounges with Dragon Pass Premier

24/7 Concierge Service

UK and European car breakdown cover

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

Switch to us for £150

Switch the current account you hold elsewhere to NatWest Premier and you'll get £150 cashback. 

  1. Apply and open a new account or switch in to an existing account with us by the 6th December 2019.
  2. In your application select to switch to NatWest. The Current Account Switch Service will then automatically move your existing payments and close your account held elsewhere.
  3. Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile banking by 24th January 2020. 
  4. We'll pay you £150 by 21st February 2020. 

Offer available to new and existing customers in the UK.

Before switching take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB).

I already have a Reward Black account

Learn more about our NatWest Premier Black app or find out how to set-up and use your account benefits.

Features and benefits

Rewards

What are Rewards?

Get rewarded on seven types of household bills paid by Direct Debit. Your Reward balance can grow quickly - they’re easy to earn and 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 is the equivalent of £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

Worldwide Airport Lounge Access

DragonPass Premier gives you unlimited access to over 1,000 lounges worldwide, plus you can enjoy discounts at airport restaurants, cafes and spas. Many lounges can now be pre-booked for just £5 per person per visit to avoid disappointment during busy travel times. You can also bring travel guests (£20 per person).

Worldwide Travel Insurance

Our worldwide travel insurance covers you and your family for trips up to 90 days, including 31 days for winter sports. The policy also has £10 million medical expenses cover (underwritten by U K Insurance Ltd)

Travel Money

You’ll get preferential rates on foreign currency from our Travel Money Service – we’ll even deliver to your door.

Black Travel Service

You could enjoy 10% discount off breaks, holidays, car hire and overseas travel when you use the Black Travel Service.

Fee free debit card purchases abroad

No Foreign Purchase fee when you using your Reward Black debit card abroad.

Insurance

Mobile Phone Insurance

Many of us run our lives on our mobiles. 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 & European car breakdown cover

Green Flag provide our UK & European Breakdown cover which includes returning you and your vehicle to your home address in the UK. We’ll give you options to get you to your destination if your vehicle can’t be fixed (Underwritten by U K Insurance Limited).

Home Emergency Service

24/7 home emergency cover up to £750 including VAT (underwritten by U K Insurance Limited). We only use approved repairers – finding someone you can count on.

Lifestyle

24/7 Black Concierge Service

Our 24/7 Black Concierge Service can help you with things like getting your hands on hard-to-get tickets or booking a table at a top restaurant anywhere in the world.

Black Ticket Service

Receive 25% cashback on tickets for theatre, dance, opera, concert performances and more throughout the UK and Ireland.

Cinema discount

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

Receipt Management

Free access to our Receipt Management tool.

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 £9 a month back in Rewards for 2 or more Direct Debits - 2 of those Direct Debits need to be at least £4.50 each. Plus, earn an extra £1 a month back in Rewards with 1 mobile app log in.

That's up to £10 a month back in Rewards to spend on whatever you like!

Not sure Rewards are for you?

View our everyday bank account with no monthly fee and all our standard features that help make your banking hassle free.

More features

Mobile banking app

Our Premier branded mobile banking app is secure and easy to use.

Use your account benefits

Make the most of your Premier Reward Black account with the NatWest Premier Black app.

Switch Bank Accounts

£150 cashback when you switch to NatWest. We'll help you switch bank accounts with the Current Account Switch Service.

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.

How to apply online

Have ID ready

We’ll need some details from you, such as your address history, monthly income and some ID.

Start your application

You can apply online right now if you are ready. Just use the section below to tell us about yourself.

Receive a welcome call

New to NatWest? Once you've completed your application we'll give you a call within two working days.

Ready to apply?

To open this account you must meet these requirements:

 
Aged 18+
A UK resident
To earn Rewards you need to log into Online or Mobile Banking at least once every three months.


You must also meet one of these criteria:

Minimum £100k sole income or £120k joint income paid into your NatWest account.

£500k minimum mortgage borrowing with us.

Minimum £100k savings or investments held with us.

Important information

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.

Request a paper copy

Your ‘Insurance Product Information Document’ and your ‘What You Need to Know’ are available in a paper format. Let us know if you’d like this posted to you.

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.

Ready to continue?

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To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

I have a current account with NatWest...

I would like to...

I know my Online Banking details...

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

Switching offer

Changing your account doesn't qualify for our switching offer.

To qualify you must close and switch a current account held elsewhere in to your NatWest account.

Upgrade my existing NatWest current account

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

We're sorry but if you've had a cashback for switching to NatWest (or Royal Bank) since October 2017 you won't be eligible for this offer.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

I know my Online Banking details...

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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

To get the £150 switching offer you must:

  • Switch an account you hold elsewhere to NatWest by the 6th December 2019. When you apply tell us you want to switch.
  • Pay in at least £1500 and log in to Online or Mobile Banking by 24th January 2020

You won't be eligible for our switching offer:

  • If you've had cashback for switching to us (or Royal Bank) since October 2017
  • If we're only able to offer you a Foundation account instead of a Reward Black account.

Take a look at the full offer Terms and Conditions (PDF, 35KB)

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