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Get £50 on us when you fund your Tide account within 30 days of opening!*

Open a free business current account in minutes and get everything you need to run a better business.

* If you complete the application between 1st March - 31st December 2024 and fund your Tide account with £50 within 30 days of opening an account we’ll give you £50. Enter code EXPERT£50 when you sign up. T&C apply

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Everything you need from your business bank account

Over 500,000 limited company owners, sole traders and freelancers have chosen a Tide business bank account. Join them today for free.

£0 /month

Only pay for what you use, with low transaction and ATM fees

Free invoicing

Create, send and track invoices from the Tide app to get paid faster

Business savings

Activate our Tide Instant Saver Account to earn 4.33% AER variable on your capital *T&Cs apply.

Simple accounting

Connect your accounting software and bank account for easy reporting

Safe and secure

24/7 account monitoring ensuring your money is safe and secure

24/7 support

Start a chat and get help in the app any time, 365 days a year

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Open a free business bank account in minutes

Getting started with Tide is easy

  1. Download the app On Play Store or Apple Store

  2. Tell us about your company What’s your company name and industry?

  3. Upload your ID and take a selfie We’ll securely verify who you are

  4. Get your current account approved in minutes We may ask for additional information if required

  5. You’re all set! Your account is ready to go – we’ll send your card in a couple of days

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Our business bank account is packed with features to save you time and money


Payment Links

Send payment links in seconds for easy online card transactions.


We automatically tag your income and spending. Customise the labels to suit your company.

Direct Debit

See and manage any Direct Debits easily, straight from the app.

Apple/Google Pay

Set-up Apple and Google Pay to make every payment a breeze.

CSV exports and more

Export your transactions in multiple formats or share with your accountant.

The all-in-one platform for managing your business seamlessly

Explore our additional tools designed to take your business to new heights.

Tide Accounting

Make completing Self Assessments and VAT returns seamless with Tide Accounting.

Learn more


Business Savings

Put your money to work with 4.33% AER variable interest. T&Cs apply

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Tide Card Reader

In-person card payments without the fuss. Get unlimited mobile data and get paid anywhere.

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Business loans

Apply for finance to keep your business growing, without impacting your credit score.

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Find an account that fits just right

Choose a plan that makes sense for your business, and upgrade as you scale

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Open a free account
  • Your Tide business card Free
  • Expense Cards for your team £5 / month
  • Transfer in & out 20p per transfer
  • ATM withdrawals £1
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Plus account
  • Your Tide business card Free
  • Expense Cards for your team 1 free card included
  • Transfer in & out 20/month free
  • ATM withdrawals £1
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Pro account
  • Your Tide business card Free
  • Expense Cards for your team 2 free expense cards included
  • Transfers in & out Unlimited
  • ATM withdrawals £1
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£49.99 +VAT / month

Cashback account
  • Your Tide business card Free
  • Expense Cards for your team 3 free expense cards included
  • Transfers in & out Unlimited
  • ATM withdrawals £1
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Find out more about our plans on our pricing page. Whether you’re just starting out or scaling up, there’s a Tide account for you.  

Claire PedleyThe Poured Project

Once I’d filled in the application online, the account was active in about an hour. I can’t stress how easy Tide is to use.

Am I eligible for a Tide business bank account?

Applying for a free business bank account with Tide is quick and easy. There’s no hard credit check and it’s all done within minutes in the app.

You must be over 18

Have a UK-based business

Show valid photo ID

Upload a selfie photo

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Business bank account FAQs

Help, my question isn’t answered here Find answers to all our most frequently asked questions about opening an account

Start your journey and open a business bank account today

Tide is about doing what you love. That’s why we’re trusted by 400,000+ sole traders, freelancers and limited companies throughout the UK.

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