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For companies of all shapes and sizes



Simple, great value accounts for individual contractors on the go

Small businesses

Small businesses

With flexible features, made to save you time and money

Scaling businesses

Scaling businesses

Smart tools and additional support to guide your team

Trusted by 150,000+ UK businesses

Just starting out?

Register your limited company and open a Tide account all in one go

  • It's FREE

    We pay the incorporation fee on your behalf and give you a free business account.

  • It's fast

    Apply within minutes and get set up all in one go.

  • It's safe

    We're an approved formation agent with a secure Companies House integration, so you're in good hands.

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Simple pricing plans

All card payments are FREE home and abroad

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  • Free card payments
  • 20p per bank transfer
  • Instant invoicing
  • Free Team Cards
  • £1 ATM cash withdrawals



Tide plus card Tide plus card
  • 20 free transfers per month
  • Phone support
  • 24/7 priority in-app chat
  • 24/7 legal helpline
  • Plus everything on Tide standard


+ VAT monthly

Tide premium card Tide premium card
  • Unlimited free transfers
  • £1000 Flexible Balance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Plus everything on Tide Plus


+ VAT monthly

Eligibility criteria applies

    Powerful features

  • Auto-categorisation

    Automatic income and expenditure labels, that are easily customisable to suit your company.

  • Effortless expense management

    Attach receipts and notes to transactions to store your records digitally, in one safe place.

  • Sync with your accountancy software

    Seamlessly sync with your accountancy software of choice, in a matter of seconds.

  • Instant invoicing

    Send and pay invoices directly from the mobile app. Anytime, anywhere.

Easy account access

Desktop access

Manage your finances in a way that works for you, whether it’s in the palm of your hand, or from your computer.

Read access for your team

Invite business partners, colleagues or your accountant to view and download transactions.

Export CSV files

Download all your payments, attachments and notes, then upload them to any accounting software.

Tide desktop app accounting features

Contactless Mastercard

Free business Mastercard

Spend on your card with no purchase fees, whether you’re spending in the UK or abroad.

Instant card management

Stay in control from anywhere. Freeze, unfreeze, or cancel and re-order your card, directly from your app.

Free team cards

Order up to 35 cards for your team and keep track of who is spending what.

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Plus everything else you might need

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Auto categories

Automatic income and expenditure labels, or choose your own.

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Instant invoicing

Create and pay invoices with a tap - anytime, anywhere.

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Scheduled payments

Setup or edit standing orders and one off payments easily.

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In-app support

Chat to the tide team with any questions 365 days a year.

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Mobile and web access

Use Tide on the Web to manage your accounts online.

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Cash deposits

Pay in cash at the Post Office for only £1 per deposit, or at any PayPoint for 3% of the deposit amount.

Seamless accounting integration

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Tide contactless Mastercard
Tide contactless Mastercard
Tide contactless Mastercard
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Tide contactless Mastercard

“Our clients get a sort code and account number straight away, and a Mastercard within a few days.”

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Getting started is easy

No queuing or appointment required

  1. Download the app

    On play store or app store

  2. Tell us about your company

    Like what you do and any shareholders

  3. Scan your ID and take a selfie

    To securely verify who you are

  4. Most accounts approved in minutes

    Sometimes we ask for more information

  5. You're up and running!

    Your account is ready to use, we’ll get your card to you in a couple of days.

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