Starling Bank

Starling Bank

Starling Bank

Who are Starling Bank?

Founded in 2014 by Anne Boden, Starling is the UK’s first mobile bank offering super-fast setup, beautifully simple money management and 24/7 support, all with no monthly fees. From small businesses with big ambitions to freelancers working through their own PSC, Starling’s award-winning business bank account is designed to make entrepreneurial life a little easier.

Key features

No fees

No monthly account fees.

Speedy setup

Apply in minutes, with no three week waits.


Hassle free integration with FreeAgent.

Customer support

24/7 UK customer support.

Stay in the know

With real time payment alerts and categorised
transactions for spending insights.

Easy deposits

Deposit money at over 11,500 Post Office branches*.
Send cheques via freepost, too.

FSCS protection

We’re a fully registered bank and the FSCS protects any money
you keep with us up to £85,000 for eligible customers.**

Who’s eligible for a Starling business bank account?

  • You’re the owner of a limited company and you’re the only person with significant control (PSC) over it.
  • You’re part of a limited company with multiple owners. With our multi-PSC account, you and your fellow PSCs will each get a Mastercard debit card and access to a beautifully simple mobile bank account. For more information, read our blog post titled ‘Introducing: Multi-owner mobile business accounts for limited companies’.
  • You’re self-employed. Our sole trader account is available exclusively to those who already have a Starling Bank personal account.

Entities engaged in, or linked in any way to, certain activities may not be able to open or have a business bank account with Starling. Visit our Legal Documentation page at and select Business Current Account Terms for more information.

Getting started

Apply in minutes

It takes just a few minutes, direct from your mobile. No paperwork or branch visits required.

  • Scan the QR code below or click here to Get Started
  • Download the Starling Bank app
  • Click on your Accountants application link.
  • Download the app from Google Play Store or the App Store.
  • Enter your personal details.
  • Verify who you are by uploading your identification documents and sending us a short video.
  • We’ll carry out some quick checks at a UK Credit Reference Agency.
  • Provide a few details about your business, such as its day to day activities and online presence.
  • We will then look to approve your application as soon as possible so you can start making the most of all the features to help you manage your business finances better.

Apply for Starling Bank

Award-winning business banking with Starling

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