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Premier Banking

Switch to NatWest Premier today

What to expect if you decide to switch

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Day 1-2

The Current Account Switch Service will contact your old bank and they confirm if the switch can go ahead.
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Day 3

Your new account will then be set up and your payments, like your salary and bill payments, will be moved across.
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Day 6

We talk to your old bank about transferring your balance over.
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Day 7

Your balance will then be transferred and your old account will be closed. And that’s your switch complete.

Compare Premier accounts

Join Premier by opening a Premier account. With a Reward account you could earn up to £9 a month for 2 Direct Debits - they need to be at least £4.50 each. Plus, earn an extra £1 a month back in Rewards with 1 mobile app log in.

To apply for any of our Premier accounts, you must be aged 18 or over and a UK resident. 

Get all the benefits of our Premier Banking service, plus:

Mobile Banking app that's simple to use. Criteria applies.

Pay your way; Apple Pay, Google Pay and Contactless Visa Debit Card. Limits apply.

No monthly fee

For £2 monthly fee, you'll get:

£9 a month back in Rewards for 2 Direct Debits - they need to be at least £4.50 each

£1 a month back in Rewards when you log in to our mobile banking app

Earn at least 1% at partner retailers when you use your NatWest debit card

You'll need to pay at least £1250 into your NatWest account every month.

For a £31 monthly fee, you'll get:

All the benefits of our Reward account

Worldwide travel insurance and airport lounge access

Cinema discount valid at over 250 UK cinemas

24/7 Black Concierge Service

UK & European car breakdown cover

Home Emergency Service

Plus much more.

To open a Premier account you'll need...

To be 18+, a permanent UK resident and meet one of the following:

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Income

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

£500k minimum mortgage borrowing with us
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Savings or Investments

Minimum £100k savings or investments held with us

Frequently asked questions around how to switch bank accounts

I'm ready to switch

Great, thanks for choosing to switch your current account to us. Are you a…

The first step is to apply for a current account with us

To find out more, simply pick the account that's right for you and when you're ready, start the online application.

You will be able to request the switch during the online application.

Do you already have a NatWest current account?

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?

The first step is to apply for a current account with us

To find out more, simply pick the account that's right for you and when you're ready, start the online application.

You will be able to request the switch during the online application.