Cash Account

Simple, straightforward local banking starts with our basic bank account. It’s a useful, ‘can do’ current account that makes your everyday money easy to manage and control, without any of the fancy extras.

Why choose our Cash Account?

  • A free basic banking account that offers free everyday banking
  • Manage your money through the app, online, on the phone and in a branch
  • Get a Visa debit card to use in shops and online
  • Make withdrawals from cash machines at home and abroad
  • Pay in cheques and cash in a branch at our counters, cash machines and pay-in boxes – plus thousands of selected Post Offices
  • It’s easy to set up standing orders and Direct Debits
  • Our Save the Pennies feature lets you save automatically every time you use your debit card
  • Manage your current account online with our mobile app and Internet Banking 

How to open a basic bank account online

To open a basic bank account, you’ll need details of your income including: pensions, investments, address for the last three years and your employment details. It’s easy and only takes around 10 minutes. Visit our online application page and follow the steps on the screen.

Internet Banking
The quick and easy way to control your money. Pay bills, check balances, transfer money between accounts, set up and cancel standing orders, view and cancel Direct Debits and more.

Find out more and get started with Internet Banking

Mobile Banking
Make it easier to manage your money on the go. It means you can do your banking on the move from most internet-enabled mobile devices - either using our app or via your mobile device's browser.

Find out more and get started with Mobile Banking

Telephone Banking
You can call Telephone Banking service 03459 758 758 and use our quick automated service to:

  • check your balance and recent transactions
  • pay your bills
  • transfer money
  • check your Direct Debits or standing orders

And you can also speak to one of our advisers if you have a more complex query.

Find out more about Telephone Banking

These services are available if you are over 16.

Your TSB Visa debit card is an amazing piece of plastic. Accepted in millions of places and cash machines worldwide, it's incredibly convenient. It's just as safe to use abroad as at home, so it's a simple alternative to carrying cash.

More about the Visa debit card

Every time you use your TSB Visa debit card we'll round up the amount you spent to the nearest pound and transfer the difference from your current account into an eligible TSB savings account.

Find out more about Save the Pennies

A joint account is simply a bank account in the name of two or more people. You can either convert your existing bank account into a joint account by adding someone else to it, or open a new account in two people's names.

Find out about our joint accounts.

Account Opening is subject to our assessment of your circumstances. You must be 18 or over and a UK resident to apply.
 
Text alerts are free but your mobile operator may charge for some services. Please check with them.
 
We don’t charge for your use of Mobile Banking but your mobile operator may charge for some services, please check with them. Mobile Banking is available on most internet enabled mobile devices. Services may be affected by phone signal and functionality. You must be registered for Internet Banking. Terms and conditions apply.

How to apply

Apply online today
It takes around 10 minutes

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Switching is easy

We guarantee switching your current account to us will only take seven days.

  1. Choose to switch to us when you apply, or any time after
  2. Your finances are kept in one place keeping your life organised
  3. We will move all your incoming and outgoing payments for you such as your salary, Direct Debits and standing orders
 
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