Apply For An AcornAccount Small Business Account**

Complete your application online in less than 10 minutes, most accounts opened same day. As part of our underwriting process we may need to visit your business premises.

Enquire about our Business Account

Fill in the short form below and we'll be in touch as soon as we can.


Thank you for your interest, your information has been sent to the business team. They will contact you as soon as possible.

Apply or Enquire?


Apply in full now, this usually takes less than 10 minutes and means that you will have to spend less time on the phone to us.


Fill in a short enquiry form, this usually takes less than a minute. We will then contact you as soon as possible.

Step 1 - Please click the circle which best describes your business...
You are self-employed as a sole trader so that your business is run by you alone and in which there is no legal distinction between you and the business.
An association of two or more persons engaged in a business in which the profits and losses are shared proportionately.
A limited company is a company registered as such in the UK with Companies House in which the liability of members or subscribers of the company is limited to what they have invested or guaranteed to the company.

Step 2 - About You
First Name:
Middle Initials:
Last Name:
Date Of Birth:
Step 3 - Your Current Address
House Name or Number:
Post Code:
Step 1 - Your Contact Details
Email Address:
Confirm Email Address:
Mobile Number:
Home Phone Number:
Work Phone Number:
Step 0 - Business Information
Business Name
Is your trading address the same as your personal address?
Business Telephone Number
Business Email Address
Confirm Email Address
Business Website
Main Business Activity
Are you or is your business currently insolvent or bankrupt, or subject to an insolvency event?
Please enter how many full and part time employees the company has.
People of Interest


You now need to enter details of all partners or directors. You should also add any employees who you would like to be able to use the account or have cards.

You have been added automatically.

If no other Directors/Partners or employees please go to the next step.

Step 4 - Additional Information
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How would you like us to contact you?

We would like to keep you up to date on products and offers that may be of interest to you.

Please select how you would like us to contact you.

Please note: whatever option you choose, you will still receive updates regarding your existing products and services

Online Account

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Direct Mail

Please note if any further directors are added to the application form, we will need to gain their consent in order to be able to send them information on products and offers.

Pay application fee

To complete your application you will need to pay £12.50 of your application fee in advance, the remaining £47.50 will be deducted from your first credit. £12.50.

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Please click an option from the list below to choose a method of payment.

  • Pay by card online
  • Call us to pay by card
  • Pay by bank transfer

You could have your new sortcode and account number today.

To apply for your new account simply complete the application and we'll begin the account opening process for you instantly.

  • No credit checks!**.
  • Pay in at Barclays branches and at the Post Office (for details on deposit restrictions, please see "How it works”).
  • 24 hour delivery of account details.
  • Pay bills using Faster Payments from your smart-phone.

An Acorn Account business account is perfect if you want to stay in control:

  • Online, text and phone account access.
  • UK call centre.
  • Free text alerts each time money is paid in and confirming bills are paid.
  • Administration access to enable/control of employee expenditure.
  • No bounced payment charges .

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We take security of your details and account very seriously and use the latest technologies to ensure this at all times.

When applying, ensure you see the secure padlock logo in your browser.

For details on how we use your data please see our privacy policy.

How much does it cost?

The application fee for an Acorn Account for Business is £60 and a monthly fee of £12.50. Click Here for more info about our fees.

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