Charities, Clubs, Societies and Social Enterprises

Everyday account. Plus, enjoy fee-free banking for 24 months.*

Is your business eligible?

Your business must be a:


Community / Voluntary Organisation

Social Enterprise

Religious Organisation

Community Development Financial Institution

If your business has Deemed Charity* status or can prove they have been approved for inclusion on the Register of Charities by the NI Charity Commission, you can avail of our Not for Profit (NFP) package 

Note: Credit Unions and Education establishments are not eligible for this package under our NFP proposition.

*Deemed Charity is a charity recorded on the NI Charity Commission’s published of Deemed Charities.

Authorised signatories - Authorise up to four individuals as signatories on the account.

What is the reduced fee package?



Annual turnover less than £250k

Fee free transaction banking for 24 months

Annual turnover between £250k - £1m

Fee free transaction banking for year 1 reverting to 50% discount on year 2

Annual turnover exceeds £1m

50% discount on banking transaction for 2 years

All fees are reviewed after the two year discount period, Business current account Terms & conditions apply. If you are a Deemed Charity and already hold a current account with Ulster Bank, you may avail of fee discounts. Contact our team to confirm eligibility.

What does transaction free banking mean?

It means that the standard charges for the day to day running of your account, commonly known as your 'transaction fees', will not apply for the first two years after the account opening date. 

'Additional charges' and 'unarranged borrowing' charges are not part of the banking offer and will apply from account opening. Fees discounts are subject to change and availability.

Please see our brochure A Guide to Business Current Account Fees (PDF, 241KB)

Switch to Ulster Bank

The Current Account Switch Service will do all the work when it comes to switching, moving everything across from your old account to your new account, all within 7 working days, including Direct Debits and standing orders. All you need to do is tell us the details of your old bank account and when you want the switch to start.

Current Account Switch Guarantee (PDF, 64KB)

Your Guide to switching your account to us (PDF, 577KB)

How does the Switch service work?

Ready to apply?

Thanks for choosing our Not for Profit account, let's get started...

To apply, please choose which is most like your business


If your annual turnover is likely to be under £2 million, please apply through the start up account application page.


If your annual turnover will exceed £2 million, please contact the Relationship Manager below:

Claire McKeown

Email: claire.mckeown@ulsterbank.com

Telephone: 028 9027 6135

Anything else we can help with?