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How do I apply for a student account?

To apply for a student account you have several options.

  1. You can apply online via our student account pages (opens in a new window).
  2. You can call our accounts opening team:

    Telephone banking
    Customers in Scotland
    Personal - 03457 242424 (Overseas +44 131 5498888)
    Business - 0345 6002230 (Overseas +44 131 5498888)
    Minicom: 0800 404 6160

    Customers in England and Wales
    Personal - 0345 9000400 (Overseas +44 131 2420017)
    Business - 0345 3070900 (Overseas +44 131 2420017)
    Minicom: 0800 068 1289

    Open 24 hours a day.
    Calls may be recorded.
    Call charge information.

    Please have your Customer Number and security number ready as this will enable your call to be answered faster and more securely. These are the same details you use to log in to Digital Banking.

  3. Or, you can visit your local branch

    Royal Bank of Scotland branch locator
    Find your nearest branch using our branch locator (opens in a new window).