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Our basic bank account
FlexBasic is only for those who’ve been made bankrupt or who aren’t eligible for any of our other current accounts. If you’re looking for a simple ‘no-fee’ account, try FlexDirect or FlexAccount.
You must be 18 or over to apply for FlexBasic.
Our other current accounts offer some of the features above and all, except FlexPlus, have no monthly fee for maintaining the account.
With FlexBasic, we don't charge you a monthly fee for maintaining the account.
*Available on selected Apple devices only and compatible Android devices using Android 4.4 and higher. Apple and Apple Pay are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Google Pay is a trademark of Google LLC.
Samsung Pay is available on selected Samsung devices. Samsung and Samsung Pay are trademarks or registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Use only in accordance with law.
FlexBasic doesn't pay interest or offer an arranged overdraft facility but there are some charges we make for certain transactions and use. To find out more, please download our latest interest rates and charges leaflet and Fee Information Document.
It's easy to apply for a new FlexBasic account
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Protecting your money
If you live in a country that's part of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA), you can apply for one of our current accounts.
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