1|2|3 Lite Current Account

Earn cashback on your household bills

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What you can get

for a £1 monthly fee to maintain the account

    • Up to 3% cashback on selected household bills
    • Arranged Overdraft facility (subject to status)
    • 1|2|3 World offers  
    • Earn additional cashback of up to 15% at a range of major retailers when you use your Santander debit card


    • Pay at least £500 into your account a month
    • Log onto Online or Mobile Banking at least once every 3 months
    • 2 active Direct Debits
    • You are over 18 and live in the UK permanently

Fees and overdrafts

Account fee

There's a £1 monthly fee to maintain the account. We take it from your account automatically each month.


The Arranged Overdraft Usage fee will depend on the amount you use.

Arranged overdraft fee

£1 a day

Below £2,000

£2 a day

£2,000 to £2,999.99

£3 a day

£3,000 and over

Unarranged overdraft fee

Fee not charged



Representative example

0% EAR   (variable) Arranged Overdraft. Arranged Overdraft Usage Fee of £1 per day. If you are switching to Santander then there will be no Arranged Overdraft Usage Fee for the first 4 months. Assumed Arranged Overdraft credit limit: £1,200. Actual credit limit may differ. Arranged Overdraft Usage Fee depends on the amount of overdraft you are using.


We have other borrowing options, such as credit cards, personal loans, and additional loans for our existing mortgage customers. Learn more about our borrowing options

There are other charges with this account, such as when you use your card abroad. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions and Fee Information Document for details.

The Fee Information Document details the main fees and charges on this account. For further explanation of our main terms and services take a look at our Glossary

If you try to make a payment that would take you into an Unarranged Overdraft, we'll decide whether or not to pay it depending on your circumstances.



To earn cashback you'll need to pay in £500 a month (any interest paid, and payments between Santander personal accounts you’re named on won't count towards this) and have 2 active Direct Debits.


Cashback you can earn

You can earn 1-3% cashback on household bills paid by Direct Debit every month. Cashback is paid monthly.


Household bills


Water bills

Council tax bills

The first £1,000 you pay towards your Santander residential mortgage.


Gas and electricity bills

Santander Home Insurance premiums (policies administered and underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited)

Santander life protection premiums (policies administered and underwritten by Aviva Life & Pensions UK Limited).


Mobile and home phone bills, broadband and paid for TV packages


  • Find out which suppliers you can earn cashback with as well as other exclusions

Other account information

Key Documents

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You can apply if

You are over 18 and live in the UK permanently.

Ways to bank with us

24/7 banking on all your devices. You can set up personalised account alerts and amend your statement settings once the account has been open for at least 24 hours.

  • Online Banking
  • Mobile Banking app
  • register to receive mobile-to-mobile payments with Paym
  • contactless payments with your mobile by linking your Santander debit or credit card to your Apple, Android or Samsung device.

Face-to-face support in branch and UK-based telephone support

  • In branch
  • Telephone Banking
  • ATM
  • Post Office

Overdraft alerts

We'll send you alerts about your balance and payments to help you avoid using an unarranged overdraft. You can manage your alert settings through Online Banking, calling us on 0800 9 123 123 or visiting a branch.


Keep your banking details private and secure.

For more information about our approach to security as well as more useful information to help you stop the threat of fraud visit our Security Centre.

Paper free account

Your documents, statements and some of your letters will be sent as an e-Document to your secure inbox on Online Banking (unless you require documents in an alternative format, such as braille)

To open the account, you'll need to provide us with an email address as you’ll receive an email when a document is ready to view.

Once the account has been open for at least 24 hours, you can update your account settings at any time to start receiving statements and other correspondence by post. You will still be able to earn cashback as long as you continue to meet the eligibility criteria.

Existing customers

This account also comes with

£300 ATM withdrawal per day

Online and Mobile Banking with text and email alerts

Access to the Santander branch network

Why choose Santander?

Switch quickly and easily 

We offer a simple, reliable and stress-free way to switch your account to a new or existing Santander account.

Switching to Santander

Not sure which current account is right for you? View all current accounts

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Information correct as at 17 October 2018.

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