Start up Business Current Account

Fee free business banking for 18 months

What do you get?

18 months transaction fee free banking

This means standard charges for the day to day running of your account, commonly known as your transaction fees, will not apply for the first 18 months after the account opening date.

View your account on our mobile app and online banking

You can register for Anytime Internet Banking within the same application.

Pay your bills with a Business Visa Debit Card

You can register for a Business Debit card within the same application.

Account benefits at a glance

Cheque Book and Credit book

Visa Debit Card

Monthly Statements

Access to Anytime Banking

Access to Bankline

International payments

Free accounting software? Yes please.

FreeAgent accounting software gives you a clear, real-time view of your business finances.

As an Ulster Bank business current account holder, you can access FreeAgent for free as long as you retain your bank account. You’ll get the complete package, including:

    Multi-currency invoices, expenses and bank accounts in one place

    Real-time cashflow overview

    Tax returns you can submit directly to HMRC at the click of a button

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?

What you'll need to open an account

Participating providers of UK business bank accounts have agreed to a basic set of information that they will need from you to set up your UK business current account.

Find out what you’ll need to provide using the simple business banking checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services.

Ready to apply?

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Apply as an existing business customer

If you have an Ulster Bank business account already, we can help with an additional account. Or, if you're looking to get an account for a new business, we can help with that too.

Apply as an existing personal customer

If you have an Ulster Bank personal account already, you can apply for a new Start up account.

New to Ulster Bank?

I need a new Ulster Bank current account for my business

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