Everyday Current Account

A simple and straightforward current account, with no monthly fee

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What you can get

for no monthly account fee

    • No minimum monthly funding or monthly account fee
    • Arranged Overdraft facility (subject to status)
    • Stress-free account switching in 7 days with the Current Account Switch Service
    • Earn up to 15% cashback with Retailer Offers when you use your Santander Visa debit card at a range of major retailers.


    • You're over 18 and live in the UK permanently

Fees and overdrafts

Account fee

No monthly account fee.


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

£6 a day

Paid Transaction Fee £10 per transaction
Unpaid Transaction fee £10 per transaction


The Everyday Current Account has a monthly cap for Unarranged Overdraft fees of £50. This means that if you incur any unarranged fees (including paid and unpaid fees) in any monthly statement period, these will never be more than £50 in total.


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 for details.

Other account information

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You can apply if

You’re over 18 and live in the UK permanently.

Ways to bank with us

You can access the Everyday Current Account anytime, anywhere:

  • 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

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.

Statements You’ll automatically receive a monthly statement in your “e-Documents” within Online Banking. Paper statements are available, and if requested will be sent once every three months unless you ask for monthly paper statements. You may also request statements in an alternative format, such as braille.

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 10 July 2018.



Independent service quality survey results


Personal current accounts – published August 2018

As part of a regulatory requirement, an independent survey was conducted to ask customers of the 16 largest personal current account providers if they would recommend their provider to friends and family. You can find the latest published results here

Overall service quality

We asked customers how likely they would be to recommend their personal current account provider to friends and family.
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