*Subject to application and approval

More people have switched to us than to any other bank.

  • £135 reward – for new and existing customers who switch to us. Get £50 within 7 working days and £85 after six months
  • Get a six month fee-free arranged overdraft - you'll then pay 1p per £7 borrowed. Overdrafts are subject to application and approval, and are repayable on demand.
  • It's easy - We'll move all your payments, including Direct Debits, standing orders and your remaining balance will be transferred into your new account.

I'm ready to switch

 


The £135 reward

You’re eligible for the £50 offer if:

You use the Current Account Switch Service, close your old account held elsewhere and switch into one of the following accounts:

  • A Halifax Reward Current Account
  • A Halifax Ultimate Reward Current Account (£17 monthly maintaining the account fee applies with this account)
  • An existing Halifax Current Account

You’re eligible for the £85 if after six months you have:

  • Paid at least £1500 into your switched Halifax current account each month from your switch date.
  • Made a payment using your Halifax debit card.
  • Signed up for paper-free letters and statements


You won't qualify for the £135 offer if you:

Are switching to a Basic Account, a Student Account or a Youth Account.

Are a Bank of Scotland bank account customer switching to Halifax.

You are not eligible for the offer if you have previously received any other offer or benefits for switching to a Halifax bank account at any point since January 2012.


Your switch is safe

Payments - Any payments made to your old account will automatically be redirected to your new account. We'll also contact the sender with your new account details.

What if something goes wrong? - You're covered by the Current Account Switch Guarantee. We'll refund any interest (paid or lost) or charges made on either your old or new current account.

Switching is extra easy

Day 1

Day 1-6

Day 7

How does switching work

New customers

Apply for a new current account and switch.

Existing customers

Complete our switching form.

You can still use your old account and use your new Halifax account.

We'll transfer payments from your old account to your new Halifax account.

Switch complete. We close your old account and move any funds to your Halifax account.

We'll put £50 into your Halifax account before your switch completes (where eligible).

How does switching work


Day 1

New customers

Apply for a new current account and switch.

Existing customers

Complete our switching form.

Day 1-6

You can still use your old account and use your new Halifax account.

We'll transfer payments from your old account to your new Halifax account.

Day 7

Switch complete. We close your old account and move any funds to your Halifax account.

We'll put £50 into your Halifax account before your switch completes (where eligible).

How do you switch banks?

You can switch your current account in seven working days using the Current Account Switch Service. You give us your old current account details. We'll transfer payments from your old account to your new Halifax Account.


Not got an account with Halifax?

Apply for a new current account and then switch.

  1. Choose and apply for an account
  2. Complete our switching form
  3. We’ll switch your account in 7 working days

Compare our current accounts

You can apply for an arranged overdraft and add an additional person to make it a joint account as part of our application form.


Already got an account with Halifax?

Complete our online switching form.

Switch to your existing Halifax Current Account.

  1. Complete our simple online switching form.
  2. Let us do the rest and your switch will be completed in 7 working days.

Complete our switch form

The form should take around 5 minutes to complete and you'll need your old bank details to hand.


Halifax current accounts and services are offered subject to status. Whether you can have an arranged overdraft and the amount will depend upon your personal circumstances at the time you apply for one. Any overdraft we agree is repayable on demand, including any fees.

**Based on Halifax internal switch data since the Current Account Switch Service launched in September 2013