Current Account

An easy and secure way to manage your money

  • Available for sole and joint accounts.
  • Accessible through a range of channels.
  • You can apply for an overdraft facility providing you with increased flexibility to manage your day to day finances.
  • Cash / cheques can be deposited into a current account via Post Office® counter or NatWest counter service.
  • Outward payments available include standing order, Direct Debit, Faster Payments, CHAPS, BACS, SWIFT and SEPA euro payments.

Become a customer

Find your branch to speak to one of our experienced bank managers or call 0800 470 8000.
Become a customer

Already a customer

To know more, please speak to your account manager at your local branch.

Find your branch

Accessing your account

Your dedicated account manager, branch and customer support team are available to help you service your account – and in addition, you can use Individual Online Banking, the Handelsbanken Mobile Banking App, our contactless Debit and Charge cards or cheque to make payments and access your money.

Counter services

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Manage your account easily by using our Post Office® and postal cheque service. Services include cash deposit and withdrawal.
Post Office® services
Postal cheque service


We provide quick and convenient ways to transfer money within and outside the UK.

Current Account Switch Service

Switching to Handelsbanken is simple and stress-free. You can choose the date you want the switch to happen - in as little as seven working days.

Deposit protection arrangements

FSCS protected
Your eligible deposits with Handelsbanken plc are protected up to a total of £85,000 (or £85,000 for each eligible account holder of a joint account) by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit protection scheme. Any total deposits above the £85,000 limit are unlikely to be covered.
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FSCS leaflet (pdf 1.1 MB)