Making a change to your account
Need to change something on your credit card account? Some changes you can make online but some you’ll need to make by post or in branch. Here’s our guide.
Add or remove a cardholder
You can add up to 3 additional cardholders to your account, as long as they’re aged 18 or over. This could help you to keep track of all spending in one place.
Each cardholder will get their own card and PIN to use, giving them access to your credit limit.
Just be aware:
- Additional cardholder requests are subject to security checks.
- As the main cardholder, you’ll be responsible for all spending and repayments on the account.
- If you remove a cardholder, you’re responsible for their credit card until it’s destroyed. If you can’t get the card back, please contact us. It’s useful to know that you can freeze cards or certain transaction types using the Mobile Banking app, giving you more control.
- Additional cardholders won’t be able to access or manage your account, online or otherwise. If you need support with managing your account, our help centre pages are a good place to start.
Call 0345 964 5645. Speak to an adviser 7am-11pm, seven days a week. If you choose to call, you’ll need your 16-digit credit card number.Back to top
Change your credit limit
To request a credit limit increase, you’ll need a payment history of at least six months on your account. We’ll only offer you an increase if we think you can afford it. You can ask to lower your credit limit at any time.
We may sometimes write to you to offer a credit limit increase. You’ll have at least 30 days’ notice before the change happens automatically. If you don’t want the increase, call us on 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Fri, 7am -10pm and Sat-Sun, 8am -6pm) before the date your limit is due to change.
If you’d prefer not to receive these offers in future, let us know by calling 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm). You can call us to change this preference any time.
How to change your credit limit
Or call us on 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Fri, 7am - 10pm and Sat-Sun, 8am - 6pm).Back to top
Change the payment due date
You can change the date of your monthly credit card payment to one that’s more convenient for you.
How to change the payment due date
Or call us on 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm).Back to top
Change your PIN or get a reminder
How to change or unlock your PIN
You can change or unlock your PIN at any UK Cashpoint that shows the LINK symbol. If you think someone knows your PIN, you should change it straight away.
How to get a PIN reminder
If you have the Mobile Banking app and you’ve forgotten your PIN, you can an instant reminder in the app. Find out how to check your PIN.
If you don’t have the app, you can find out how to download it here.
If you’d prefer a paper reminder, we can send you a PIN reminder in the post. To get one:
Or call us on 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm). For security reasons, we can’t give you your PIN over the phone.Back to top
Change your paper-free settings
If you have Internet Banking, you can choose to receive a PDF statement each month instead of a paper statement. This cuts the clutter and means your statements are conveniently kept in one place. We’ll send you an email each month when your statement is ready for you to view.
If you choose online statements, you’ll stop getting paper statements by post. You can change your mind and switch to paper statements at any time.
How to change your paper-free settingsBack to top
Change your address
Call us on 0345 964 5645 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm). Remember to have your credit card to hand.
Print out and complete a change of address form (PDF 54KB) and post it to:
Bank of Scotland
PO Box 23581
You must be resident in the UK to be eligible for a Bank of Scotland credit card. If you have a card account with us but move outside the UK in the future - you must let us know as it may affect your ability to hold the account or the services we can provide. We will contact you if we ever have to close your credit card account. Other products and services held with Lloyds Banking Group may also be affected by moving outside the UK.Back to top
Change your name
Step 1: Log in to or register for Internet Banking. Select ‘Your profile’ from the toolbar at the top of the page, then ‘Change my details’, then ‘Change name’. Complete the on-screen form and print it out. You can also pick up the form in branch.
Step 2: Visit a branch with the completed form and proof of your name. This proof must be an original or a certified copy of the name change document. For example:
- Deed poll.
- Marriage certificate or civil partnership registration document.
- Divorce papers or dissolved civil partnership papers.
You can also post your completed form and proof of your name to:
Bank of ScotlandBack to top
PO Box 23581
Bank of Scotland plc. 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.