Pre-Apply | Royal Bank of Scotland

Apply for your commercial current account


Step 1 - Check you can apply

  You are aged 18 or over

  Your Company has been registered with Companies House for 48 hours (if applicable)

  You have the authority to apply on behalf of your organisation or entity

  You are not currently declared as bankrupt

Step 2 – What you'll need to apply

Before starting your application, it will help to have the following personal and business information ready for you and any other key members in your organisation.

Personal Details


Required for all owners/partners/directors/shareholders

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Home addresses in the last 3 years
  • Date of entry to your addresses
  • Contact details

Organisation Details


  • Companies Registration Number provided by Companies House (If applicable)
  • Charities Registration Number (If applicable)
  • Trust Deed (If required)
  • Trading description (SIC Code)
  • Organisation addresses
  • Estimated income
  • Financial year dates
  • Date you started/will start trading
  • International relationships (e.g. any non UK countries you pay tax in)

Step 3 – Reading our important documents

Please download and read our important documents below that contains information about our business accounts and charges.


Please take some time to review the important info

Please note that our Business account terms will be changing from the 8th April 2019. Please download the document below to view the important changes to your terms.

Business Account terms (PDF, 324KB)

Ready to start your application?

By starting your application, you are confirming that you have saved and/or printed a copy of the above documents and accept that upon completing this application, you will become bound by the terms contained in those documents.

Select where your business is based:


To start your application call us on:


  0800 073 2257

Relay UK Service: 18001 0800 073 2257


Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (excl. public holidays).

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Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

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