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If you've registered for SavingsWatch, when we change your savings interest rate up or down, we'll let you know by email or SMS text alert – you choose how. And, if we launch a new savings account, we'll tell you about that too, by email.

You can register using our online form, through the Internet Bank, via MySave or in branch. Find out how to register for SavingsWatch and eligibility for the service below.

Eligibility for SavingsWatch 

You need to:

  • hold a savings account with us (excluding clubs, charities and organisation's accounts)
  • be aged 16 years or older
  • have a valid email address for receiving emails
  • have a valid mobile phone number, if you want to receive SMS alerts. 

Please note: When you register for SavingsWatch, you automatically opt in to receive marketing communications about SavingsWatch and other products and services from us by letter, telephone, email and SMS - even if you've previously let us know that you do not wish to receive marketing communications.

SavingsWatch registration

Register with the online form

What you'll need to complete the online form

Before you begin you'll need:

  • the account number of your existing savings account

  • a valid email address

  • a valid mobile phone number (if you want to receive notifications by SMS text message)

  • to make sure you have read the full terms and conditions before registering.

Register with Internet Banking

To register using the Internet Bank

You'll need to be registered for the Internet Bank:

  • Log in to the Internet Bank.
  • In 'View Accounts', select 'SavingsWatch' from the 'Related services' list on the left hand side in the drop down list next to your savings account balance.

  • Select how you want to be notified for rate change messages, agree to the SavingsWatch terms and conditions by selecting 'submit', and select 'subscribe'.

  • If needed, you can update your preferences and contact details here too.

Register in branch

To register in a branch

Visit a branch and make sure you have:

  • the account number of your existing savings account
  • a valid email address
  • a valid mobile phone number (if you want to receive rate change notifications by SMS text message)

How can I unsubscribe from SavingsWatch?

  • Email - select the 'opt out' link ' at the bottom of your SavingsWatch email.
  • SMS - text STOP to short code 85345, which you can find at the end of all SavingsWatch SMS messages.
  • Log in to the Internet Bank.
  • Visit us in branch.

How will I know the SavingsWatch email is genuinely from Nationwide Building Society?

  • Our emails will come from
  • We'll never ask for any of your personal details
  • If it’s an update on a new account, the email will contain your postcode – if you have a foreign postcode, this will say ‘N/A’
  • If it’s a rate change notification on your savings account, the email always shows the last 4 digits of your account number (i.e. xxxxx5678) and your postcode.

More than one account holder or account

  • You'll get a separate notification for each account held with us.
  • If you have a joint account, only the account holder who has subscribed for the SavingsWatch service will receive the email.

Charges for SavingsWatch SMS while abroad

If you're abroad when you receive a SavingsWatch SMS text message and are 'roaming' (that means using a host network for connectivity when you're abroad), you may be charged for this. The cost depends on your tariff; you may want to check your tariff so you're aware of any costs if you were to receive a text whilst abroad.

Power of Attorney using SavingsWatch

Attorneys registered with us can subscribe for SavingsWatch on behalf of the account holder, but it’s the account holder’s mobile number or email address that’s notified.

Find out more

Contact us

Savings & ISA helpline

If you can't find what you need, call us on 0800 30 20 11 (UK), +44 1793 65 67 89 (abroad), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we'll be happy to help.