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Get your Metro Bank account up and running in a single day. Pop into one of our stores any day of the week and walk out with a working bank card.

Can’t make it in? Jump online and have your card posted to you within a few days.

Current Account

Save time with our same-day account opening either in store or online. We can even switch all your accounts and direct debits from your old bank within 7 working days.

Cash Account

Get the flexibility of a card for payments while keeping things simple with our basic bank account.

Open your account online

You can join the revolution from anywhere in the UK with your email address, mobile number, a photo ID, device with a camera that is at least 4 megapixels and 3 years of address history.

You must be a UK, EU or Swiss national.

Resume opening your Current Account

Already started an online application for a Metro Bank Current Account?

Click the link to continue.

Come and see us today

We're open early til late, 362 days a year, 7 days a week.

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 Switching to us is simple

Start feeling the Metro Bank difference right away. All we need are the details of your old account, including the account number, sort code, card number and the date you want the switch to take place – 7 working days in the future or later.


More information on switching

We offer award winning products and services

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2016

Most Trusted Financial Provider

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2016

Most Trusted Current Account Provider

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A safer spot

Never mind under a mattress or in a sock drawer – your valuables need proper security. We have 5 sizes of Safe Deposit Boxes available.


Same-day account opening

Apply in store and we'll print your card there and then. Having the right documents will help make the process go smoothly.


Protecting your money

Your eligible deposits with Metro Bank are protected by the FSCS.