How do I set up a standing order?

To set up a standing order, you’ll need to have:

  • The person’s or business’s name.
  • Their 8-digit account number and 6-digit sort code.
  • The payment reference.
  • A card reader (new payees only).


Any bank or building society’s card reader will work, as long as it accepts your debit card - it's equally safe and secure.

Set it up in the Internet Bank

  1. Log in to the Internet Bank.
  2. Find the account you’ll use to set up the standing order.
  3. Using the dropdown menu on the chosen account, select ‘Set up a regular payment’ and press ‘Go’.
  4. Select whom you’d like to pay from the list and press ‘Continue’– if it’s someone new, you’ll need a card reader.
  5. Click on ‘or add details yourself’ at the bottom of the page.
  6. Fill in the details and press ‘Continue’.
  7. Check the details and press ‘Confirm’ to set up the standing order.

Log in to the Internet Bank

Hints and tips:

If the payment date falls on a weekend or a bank holiday, it will be made the next working day.