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Everyday banking made easy

Select account overview

Our Select account is made for simple, everyday banking to help you manage your money.

  • No monthly fee
  • Free access to our mobile banking app
  • You’ll get a contactless debit card
  • You can make payments up to £100 with one tap
  • Joint account option

The key features of our Select account

Debit card

Overdraft service

Mobile app

Online banking

Choose your way to pay

Switch your account to us

The Current Account Switch Service makes switching from one bank or building society to another simple and stress-free. You can choose a switch date to suit you, just make sure you allow a minimum of 7 working days.

This service is only available to switch current account products. Any other products you have with your old bank will not be moved at the same time. Gibraltar is not managed by the Current Account Switch Guarantee.

Day to day banking from your screen

Online banking

Manage your finances 24/7

Online banking is a fast and secure way to manage your everyday finances with features including:

  • Make sterling & international payments
  • Manage your Direct Debits and standing orders
  • Create text alerts and more

Online banking available to customers aged 11+ with a NatWest International account.

Mobile app

Banking any time

Banking has never been so convenient with our simple mobile banking app.

  • Get cash without your debit card
  • Transfer money and make payments
  • Find your nearest branch or cash machine and more

App available to customers aged 11+ with compatible iOS and Android devices and a Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK or international mobile number in specific countries.

Common questions about opening a Select account

Ready to apply?

Before you apply, we've outlined the eligibility for the account below, along with our terms and conditions so you can make sure it's the right account for you.

You can apply for a Select account if you are:

  • aged 18+;
  • permanently resident in Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar or the Isle of Man, and;
  • applicants from Gibraltar must also be an existing customer.

Please review our important information

By clicking continue you’re confirming that you’ve been provided with, and have acknowledged our important documents. By proceeding with your application you also agree that you’ll receive your statements in a paperless format. We'll send you an email when your statements are ready to view in Online Banking.

How your information might be used

It's important for you to understand how we use and share your information. Please read this short summary before you continue with your application.

Let's get started...

To speed up your application for a Select account, we need to run through some quick questions with you. They'll only take a few minutes.

Where are you based?
Please tell us where you currently reside.
Do you already bank with us?
Please tell us if you already hold a NatWest International bank account.
Do you use Online Banking?
If so, we'll pre-fill your application to save you time.
Is this account just for you, or is it a joint application?

Great, you're ready to go!

Just a heads up - we'll ask you to log in to your Online Banking at the next step.

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Great, looks like you're all set and ready to go!

Just a heads up - we'll ask you to log in to your Online Banking at the next step.

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Is this account just for you, or is it a joint application?

Great, you're ready to go!

Your application will be completed online. Once approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Great, you're ready to go!

Your application will be completed online. Once approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • your address & identity
  • your income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Is this account just for you, or is it a joint application?

Great, you're ready to go!

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Great, you're ready to go!

Your application will be completed online. Once approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Do you already bank with us?
Please tell us if you already hold a NatWest International bank account.
Do you use Online Banking?
If so, we'll pre-fill your application to save you time.
Is this account just for you, or is it a joint application?

Great, you're ready to go!

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Great, you're ready to go!

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Is this account just for you, or is it a joint application?

Great, you're ready to go!

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Great, you're ready to go!

The first step in your application will be completed online. If approved, we’ll send you an application pack in the post within 7 -10 working days.

The pack will contain an application form that you should read, sign and return along with any documents we need to confirm your:

  • address & identity
  • income

Once we have everything, we’ll open your account and send your new account details to you.

Applying for an account with us

We’re sorry – at this time we’re currently not opening accounts for new customers located in Gibraltar. 

Applying for an account with us

This account is currently only available to applicants located in Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man or Gibraltar. 


Our International Personal Banking service is available to customers that meet our minimum age, residency, balance and/or deposit requirements.

Find out more about International Personal Banking