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LLOYDS BANK CURRENT ACCOUNT

Under 19s Account

The easy way for children and teens to make the most of their money.

Under 19s Account card

Features and benefits

  • Easy access to your money

Choose between a Lloyds Bank Visa debit card with contactless functionality to pay for things in shops and online, or a Cashpoint® card which is only for taking money out of cash machines.

  • Credit interest

Earn a variable rate of interest of 0.50% AERAnnual Equivalent RateAER (Annual Equivalent Rate) - the rate if interest was paid and compounded once a year./0.50% grossGross RateGross rate means that we will not deduct tax automatically from your interest. You are responsible for paying any tax due to HM Revenue and Customs. variable on balances between £1 and £2,499.99. Interest is paid quarterly directly into your account and no interest will be paid on any part of your balance over £2,499.99.

  • Manage your money

Bank your way with the Mobile Banking app, Internet Banking, Telephone Banking, in branch, and also get free Mobile Alerts.

Keep in mind

  • 11-17 year olds can apply

If you’re older, you may consider a Classic Account or a Student Account if you’re in full-time education.

  • No arranged overdraft

There's no arranged overdraft available with this account. If there isn't enough money in your account, any transactions shouldn't go through, as this account is designed to make sure you can't spend money you don’t have. If something does go wrong and your account goes overdrawn by mistake, we won’t charge you and we’ll work with you to make sure your account is put right.

  • 11-12 year olds can only apply in branch (We’re currently offering a reduced branch service and therefore this account is temporarily unavailable)

A parent or guardian must be with you when you open your account or if you apply for more services. You cannot apply online and can only apply for an Under 19s account in a branch. To make an appointment contact your nearest Lloyds branch.

Current Account Switch Guarantee

Switching to us is now faster and more convenient with the Current Account Switch Service Find out more about the benefits of switching to us.

  • Debit card or Cashpoint® card

    Choose between:

    • a Lloyds Bank Visa debit card, which you can use to pay for things in shops, on the internet, or to access your money at cash machines, or
    • a Cashpoint card for taking money out at any Lloyds Bank Cashpoint or other cash machines.

    Credit interest

    As an Under 19s account holder, you will earn a variable rate of interest of 0.50% AERAnnual Equivalent RateAER (Annual Equivalent Rate) - the rate if interest was paid and compounded once a year. (0.50% grossGross rateGross rate means that we will not deduct tax automatically from your interest. You are responsible for paying any tax due to HM Revenue and Customs.) on balances between £1 and £2,499.99. No interest will be paid on any part of your balance over £2,499.99. You will be paid this quarterly.

    Banking your way

    • We have over 1,200 branches, so you'll find us in nearly every high street.
    • Instant access to your money 365 days a year.
    • Register for Internet Banking and manage your account online.
    • You can also register for Mobile Banking.

    Mobile Alerts

    Our mobile alerts service offers a simple way to stay on top of your finances without even having to think about it. So if we have a mobile number for you, we’ll help you keep an eye on your balance.

    Mobile Banking app

    Our Mobile Banking app for iOS and Android are quick and easy to install, fast, convenient and more secure than ever - the easy way to stay on top of your money. Bank where you want with the latest built-in security technology that keeps your details safe and private. More and more customers are choosing the flexibility, convenience and security of banking on their mobile.

    Personal UK Internet Banking customers only. Terms and Conditions apply.

  • Debit card or Cashpoint® card

    Choose between:

    • a Lloyds Bank Visa debit card, which you can use to pay for things in shops, on the internet, or to access your money at cash machines, or
    • a Cashpoint card for taking money out at any Lloyds Bank Cashpoint or other cash machines.

    Credit interest

    As an Under 19s account holder, you will earn a variable rate of interest of 0.50% AERAnnual Equivalent RateAER (Annual Equivalent Rate) - the rate if interest was paid and compounded once a year. (0.50% grossGross rateGross rate means that we will not deduct tax automatically from your interest. You are responsible for paying any tax due to HM Revenue and Customs.) on balances between £1 and £2,499.99. No interest will be paid on any part of your balance over £2,499.99. You will be paid this quarterly.

    Banking your way

    Quick, easy ways other than in branch to manage your money 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, online or on the phone with Internet Banking, PhoneBank® and Mobile Banking.

    Mobile Alerts

    Our mobile alerts service offers a simple way to stay on top of your finances without even having to think about it. So if we have a mobile number for you, we’ll help you keep an eye on your balance.

    Save the Change®

    Save the Change® makes saving easy. When you buy something with your Lloyds Bank debit card (and your account is in credit), we’ll round up the amount to the nearest pound and transfer the difference into an eligible Lloyds Bank savings account.

    Money Manager

    Keep track of your spending and see at a glance where your money goes with our free Internet Banking service.

    Mobile Banking app

    Our Mobile Banking app for iOS and Android are quick and easy to install, fast, convenient and more secure than ever - the easy way to stay on top of your money. Bank where you want with the latest built-in security technology that keeps your details safe and private. More and more customers are choosing the flexibility, convenience and security of banking on their mobile.

    Personal UK Internet Banking customers only. Terms and Conditions apply.

  • These interest rates are correct as of 24/09/2018. Interest rates are variable, and any interest you accrue will be paid quarterly.

    Interest rates

    Your balance

    AER %

    Gross %

    Your balance

    £1-£2,499.99

    AER %

    0.50

    Gross %

    0.50

    Your balance

    £2,500+

    AER %

    0

    Gross %

    0

    Please note interest paid before 6th April 2016 will have been paid net (unless you registered the account with us to receive gross interest) .  Net is the rate of interest payable after allowing for the deduction of income tax at the rate specified by law (currently 20%).

    From 6th April 2016 interest is paid Gross, meaning we will not deduct tax on your behalf. Dependant on your personal circumstances, tax may be due on your interest and it is your responsibility to disclose and pay any tax due directly to HMRC.

  • Online

    Fill in our simple application form. We’ll just need a few bits of information. To open an Under 19s Account, you must be between 11 and 17.

    11-12 year olds

    A parent or guardian must be with you when you open your account or if you apply for more services.

    You cannot apply online and can only apply for an Under 19s account in a branch. You’ll need to bring

    13-15 year olds

    A parent or guardian must be with you when you open your account or if you apply for more services.

    Fill in our simple online application form, then pop into any Lloyds Bank branch with a parent or guardian. You’ll need to bring

    16-17 year olds

    Fill in our simple online application form, then pop into any Lloyds Bank branch. You don’t need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, but you’ll need to bring:

    Apply for an Under 19 Account online

    To open an Under 19s Account, you must be aged between 11 and 17.

    In branch

    Book an appointment at your local branch and a member of staff will help you open the account from start to finish. You can also book by calling us on 0345 300 0000 (+44 1733 347 007 from outside the UK). Lines are open 7am - 11pm, 7 days a week.

    11-15 year olds

    A parent or guardian must be with you when you open your account or if you apply for more services.

    16-17 year olds

    You don't need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, but you’ll need to bring:

  • Current Account Switch Guarantee

    Switching with us

    We can move your current account to a Lloyds Bank Classic Account in just seven working days. Your standing orders and Direct Debits will be automatically transferred to your new account. All you have to do is let us know the date you want to be switched and provide details of the account you want to switch from.

    Current accounts and services are offered subject to your status. They are available only to personal customers who are aged over 18, are resident in the UK, and are either an EU national or have permission to stay in the UK for at least 12 months.

    Current Account Switch Guarantee

    Current Account Switch Guarantee

    We have designed the Current Account Switch Service to let you switch your current account from one bank or building society to another in a simple, reliable and stress-free way. It will only take seven working days. As your new current-account provider we offer the following guarantee.

    • The service is free to use and you can choose and agree your switch date with us.
    • We will take care of moving all your payments going out (for example, your Direct Debits and standing orders) and those coming in (for example, your salary).
    • If you have money in your old account, we will transfer it to your new account on your switch date.
    • We will arrange for payments accidentally made to your old account to be automatically redirected to your new account. We will also contact the sender and give them your new account details.
    • If there are any issues in making the switch, we will contact you before your switch date.
    • If anything goes wrong with the switch, as soon as we are told, we will refund any interest (paid or lost) and charges made on either your old or new current accounts as a result of this failure.
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The application process typically takes about 10 mins

Apply now

Switch your account to us within seven days

Current Account Switch Guarantee

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

FSCS - Protecting your money

Useful phone numbers

Lost or stolen cards

0800 096 9779

(+44 1702 278 270 from outside the UK)

Contact us

0345 300 0000

(+44 1733 347 007 from outside the UK)

These lines are available 24/7.

Not all Telephone Banking services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please speak to an adviser for more information.

Important legal information

Lloyds Bank plc. Registered office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales No. 2065. Lloyds Bank plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 119278.

We may monitor or record telephone calls to check out your instructions correctly and to help us improve the quality of our service. Calls from abroad are charged according to the telephone service provider’s published tariff. Not all Telephone Banking services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please speak to an adviser for more information.