Find out how and where to get cash, and how much you can withdraw from various types of Nationwide account without having to show ID.
With ID, you may be able to take out larger amounts.
Current accounts and savings
Daily withdrawal limits
How much cash you can take out depends on the type of account you have and where you’re making the withdrawal.
For joint accounts, each account holder can withdraw the maximum amount from their savings account in the UK, or their current account in the UK or abroad.
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|Cash machine||Cash in Nationwide branch||Counter draft in Nationwide branch||UK post office|
|FlexAccount, FlexPlus and FlexBasic||£500||£500||£10,000||£500|
|FlexStudent and FlexGraduate||£500||£500||£10,000||n/a|
|CashBuilder card||£500||£500 (minimum £100)||£10,000||n/a|
|Regular savings||£500||£500 (minimum £300)||£10,000||n/a|
|Instant Access Saver||£500||£500||£10,000||n/a|
|Limited Access Saver||£500||£500||£10,000||n/a|
FlexDirect and InvestDirect withdrawals
If you have a FlexDirect account, you can make withdrawals from a Nationwide branch counter in the event that a cash machine is unavailable.
For InvestDirect account holders, in the event of a postal strike or a cash machine breakdown, you can request an emergency withdrawal in branch. You will need to show ID.
Cash machine charges
Nationwide does not charge you for using UK cash machines, but cash machine providers sometimes have their own charges. Check before using.
Credit card daily withdrawal limits
The minimum you can withdraw from a cash machine in the UK or abroad, or in a Nationwide branch using any credit card, is £10 per day.
The maximum amount each card holder can withdraw per day from a cash machine is £300.
The maximum withdrawal in a Nationwide branch is £500.
Branch counter and passbook withdrawals
Cash withdrawals over £500
For withdrawals of £500 and over, please give the branch 1 full working day's notice (Saturday is not a working day).
Please allow an extra day for bank holidays, or an extra 2 days where there is more than a day's bank holiday.
We will always try to accommodate withdrawals of up to £2,000 without advance notice, but this depends on the amount of cash the branch has available.
When collecting your money, please bring ID to prove your name and address.
|When the cash is requested||When the cash is available|
|Thursday||Saturday, or Monday if branch is closed|
Other types of withdrawal
If you need to request a counter draft over £10,000, we'll need you to provide ID to prove your name and address.
You can withdraw up to £500,000 per day with a counter draft, subject to the terms and conditions of your account.
Requests of withdrawals over £300,000 will be sent to your registered address within 2 working days.
If you still have questions, get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.