Switch to us

Switching your account only takes seven working days.

Switching your current account to Bank of Scotland is now faster than ever and we’re there every step of the way to take care of it. In just seven working days, you’ll have your current account set up and ready to use.


How switching to the Bank of Scotland works


Switch to Bank of Scotland in just seven working days.

What else you need to know

  • We agree a switch date which can be anytime from seven working days from now, or up to 30 days if you’re not ready to switch just yet.
  • You can use your old account as normal up until the switch date.
  • We’ll also transfer any remaining balance in your old account to your new one or, if you have a debit balance in your old account, we can arrange to transfer money from your new account to pay off the amount.
  • From the switch date we will start making payments from your Bank of Scotland account.

Ready to make the switch?

If you’re new to us and would like to switch to our Classic Account, apply online and ensure you complete the switching details in the application form.

 Find out more about our Classic Account

If you’ve got a Bank of Scotland current account already, just complete the online form.

Alternatively, call us on 08456 025 293 (open Mon-Fri 8am-8pm and Sat 9am-4pm) or make an appointment at your local branch.

Account opening is subject to our assessment of your circumstances and to you meeting all eligibility conditions. Benefits are subject to application and approval.

You must be 18 or over and a UK resident to apply.

Calls may be monitored or recorded in case we need to check we have carried out your instructions correctly.

Registered in Scotland No.SC327000. Registered Office: The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 169628.

Your switch to us, guaranteed

Current account switch guarantee

The Current Account Switch Guarantee ensures your current account will switch on a working day of your choice, your payments will be automatically transferred and redirected to your new account, and in the unlikely event you incur any charges on your old or new bank account due to an error or delay, you will be refunded in full when this is brought to our attention.

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