Features and benefits

  • Fee-free

    We don’t charge a monthly fee for maintaining the account.

  • Bank how you like

    Online, via our Internet Bank or Banking app, over the phone, or in branch.

  • Access to other Nationwide products

    Opening a FlexAccount is one way to become a member of Nationwide. Members get access to exclusive products such as credit cards and loans. Find out more about membership.

  • Available as a joint account
    This can be with your partner, a family member or a friend.

FlexAccount comes with everything you’d expect from a Nationwide current account, including:

  • Contactless, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay and Paym
  • Optional paperless statements
  • Text alerts – set your preferences to help you manage your money
  • Chequebook available on request
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay are available on selected devices and operating systems. Apple Pay and Apple are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Google Pay and Android are trademarks of Google LLC. Samsung and Samsung Pay are trademarks or registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

To apply for FlexAccount, you need to:

  • be 18 or over
  • be a UK resident
  • agree the account is for personal use only
  • hold no more than 4 existing sole or joint Nationwide current accounts.

Switch your current account to us and you could get £100

If you’re already a member, you’ll get a little more

This online-only offer is available for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply.

Ready to apply?

If you’ve already researched FlexAccount and know it’s the right account for you.


Make banking easier with our secure app

  • Manage all your Nationwide accounts in one place
  • View and search your transactions
  • Freeze and unfreeze your Visa Debit card
  • Report your card lost or stolen and order a new card

Arranged overdrafts

You can apply for an arranged overdraft at any time. When you do, we’ll look at your circumstances to see if we can offer you one. You’ll need to be 18 or over and a UK resident.

Find out more about overdrafts using our:


Switching to Nationwide

Fast — switch in just 7 working days. You choose the date, and we’ll let you know when it’s done.

Seamless — a dedicated team does it all for you. They’ll switch your payments, balance and even your list of payees.

Guaranteed — there shouldn't be any problems but if there are, you won't lose a penny.


Fees, charges and important documents

We don't charge a monthly fee for maintaining the account, but charges can apply for:



Quick comparison of our everyday bank accounts

We offer a few different current accounts. Check that you’re applying for the right account for you.

You can also see a full comparison of our everyday bank accounts.

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Note:

If you don’t qualify for a FlexAccount, FlexDirect or FlexPlus current account, you may be offered a FlexBasic account.

Related links

I need help with my account

Our current account help section has the answers to our most commonly asked questions.


Protecting your money

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (opens in a new window) (FSCS) is a free, independent service that protects up to £85,000 of your eligible money at Nationwide.

Nationwide adheres to The Standards of Lending Practice, which are monitored and enforced by the LSB: www.lendingstandardsboard.org.uk (opens in a new window).