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Premier Banking

Banking designed for the life you lead

Enjoy a range of benefits just for you – with access to an exclusive current account, rewards, mortgages and more.

Joining Premier Banking

No monthly account fee

Exclusive products and rewards for you

As a Premier customer, you’ll have access to a current account and a range of Premier mortgages, savings accounts and more. You can also choose to switch on Barclays Avios Rewards for £12 a month – and start collecting Avios now to put towards your next trip with British Airways. Eligibility and conditions apply1.

A dedicated Premier relationship team

Our dedicated Premier relationship team is on hand to help with any financial decisions or questions you have on anything from your children’s financial future, to planning for retirement. You can also use Premier Telephone Banking 24/7 and chat with us in the Barclays app2.

Are you eligible?

To join Premier Banking, you’ll need to have either

  • An annual gross income of £75,000 or more paid into a Barclays current account, or??
  • A minimum of £100,000 saved or invested with us

If you no longer meet the criteria, we’ll contact you to explain your options. We may also change the eligibility criteria in future.

Barclays Avios Rewards

Get closer to the travel you want

Whether it's reconnecting with family and friends or exploring special destinations, Barclays Avios Rewards makes it even easier to get closer to the travel you want. Switch it on in Premier Banking for £12 a month and start collecting Avios to put toward your next trip with British Airways. Eligibility and conditions apply1.? ?

Premier products for you

Premier mortgages

Our best offers for your next home or property investment.?

Premier Barclayloan

Ignite new possibilities with a Premier Barclayloan3. See your personalised rate without affecting your credit score.

4.3% APR Representative on loans of £7,500 to £15,000 over two to five years (your rate may differ). Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history.?

Premier exclusives, savings and investments

Whether it’s for rainy days, dream holidays, or your future, there’s always something to save for. Our range of savings and investment options are designed to help you get there. Terms and conditions apply.

Premier home insurance

Premier customers can choose between Barclays Home Insurance and Barclays Premium Home Insurance, provided by Hiscox. Terms and conditions apply4.

How to apply

The first step to joining Premier Banking is to apply for a Premier Current Account – and applying is simple, safe and secure.


The quickest way to open a sole Premier Current Account is to download the Barclays app from your app store and open it to start your application. If we accept your application, you can start using your account in the app straight away.

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Sole account

Use the Barclays app to apply for an account if you

  • Are 18 or older and not in full-time education. If you’re under 18 or a student, explore our?other accounts
  • Have a UK mobile number and home address. Don’t have these? You can?apply online?instead
  • Can provide a photo ID, like a passport, driving licence or most national ID cards. Don’t have these? You can?apply online?instead

Joint account

Apply online for an account you’ll share with someone if you

  • Are both 18 or older and not in full-time education
  • Have a UK mobile number, and you’re both present during the application
  • Have both been resident full-time in the UK for at least 12 months

Already bank with us?

Log in to upgrade to a Premier Current Account, or call us5?on 0800 197 1059. Lines are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm.

Download the Barclays app to open a current account

Tap the logo you need, and it’ll take you straight to the app in your app store.



Need some help?

Call us

If you’re new to Barclays and want to know more about Premier Banking, call us5?on 0800 197 1059. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 6pm.

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Whether you’re confident making your own decisions or you’d like some help, we have a range of investment options to choose from.

Remember, investments can fall as well as rise in value and you could get back less than you invest.

Wealth management

Our Wealth Management business is designed for individuals and their families with personal investable assets from £500k.

Before we focus on your plans, we focus on you. To help you achieve your financial aims and ensure everyday support, we provide you with a dedicated team of Wealth Managers, planners, investment experts and other specialists.

The value of investments can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you originally invested.