Our staff can explain the features and benefits of our business accounts and allow you to make an informed decision about the right banking solutions for your business.
Using the guaranteed Current Account Switch Service, switching your current account to Danske Bank is a free, quick, simple process and it is guaranteed to be completed within seven working days.
For more details please view the Current Account Switch Guarantee.
When you ask to switch your current account to us, we will:
The Current Account Switch Service is for eligible customers only.
If your business employs fewer than 50 people and whose annual turnover and/or annual balance sheet total does not exceed £6.5 million. Or if the account to be switched is a Charity whose annual income is less than £6.5 million.
A customer must meet all criteria to avail of the Current Account Switch Service. If your business does not meet the above criteria please speak to us about alternative arrangements.
Note: This applies to sterling business current accounts only.
At Danske Bank we can help you make the right choices, so that you get the best start for your business.
When starting your own business you will have lots of questions. Come and talk to one of our experienced business advisers about how we can help you make starting your own business as easy as possible, and the banking service we offer business start ups. You can also find practical help and advice for businesses on the danskebizhub website.
If you're applying for one of our Small Business Accounts you may eligible for £500 Cashback and our overdraft matching service.
To comply with our regulatory obligations, we are required to verify the identify of our customers. For more information on the type of documents we will require, click on the appropriate section below.
We will need to verify your trading address. Examples of proof of this include:
We will need the following documents and information:
We will need the following documents to verify the company:
When you open a new business account we also need to verify the identity of the owners or partners, authorised signatories on a charity, club, society or association and the directors of a limited company. We use agencies including fraud prevention agencies to help us do this and where we can, we will do so electronically. If we cannot verify the identities of the these individuals electronically we may ask them to provide documents for proof of identity and/or proof of address.
Examples of proof of identity (in original form) include:
Contact your local business Centre
We have local specialist business teams offering support and services, who you can talk to about your business and your plans for growth.
Call our Business Banking Team
Talk to our Business Banking team - dedicated business advisers offering direct finance support and services for smaller businesses.
Call 0345 850 9515
Lines are open between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 4.30pm Saturdays and Sundays, except on bank holidays or other holidays in Northern Ireland when the bank is not open for business. Call charges may vary. Please contact your phone company for details. We may record or monitor calls to confirm details of our conversations, for your protection, to train our staff and to maintain the quality of our service.
Danske Bank is a trading name of Northern Bank Limited. Registered in Northern Ireland R568. Registered office: Donegall Square West, Belfast BT1 6JS. Northern Bank Limited is a member of the Danske Bank Group. Northern Bank Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Northern Bank Limited is entered in the Register maintained by the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Services Register registration number 122261. VAT number GB853 7590 92. Northern Bank Limited adheres to the Standards of Lending Practice which are monitored and enforced by the LSB: www.lendingstandardsboard.org.uk.