Ways to pay your credit card bill.

You’ll find your credit card balance on your monthly statement. You can either pay the full balance or part of it, but you must make at least the minimum payment shown on the statement. It’s always better to pay more because the quicker you pay off your balance the less interest you’re likely to be charged. There are a number of ways to pay your bill – find the one that suits you so you never miss a payment.


Direct Debit

For one less thing to worry about each month, we recommend you set up a Direct Debit to automatically pay your credit card account by the due date.

Choose from three options:

  • Full payment: clears the total balance on your monthly statement.
  • Minimum payment: collects the minimum payment on your monthly statement. If you only make a minimum payment every month, it will take you longer to pay off your balance.
  • Fixed amount or percentage: pays a fixed amount or percentage of your balance each month. We’ll always collect at least the minimum payment.

To set up a Direct Debit, sign in to or register for Online Banking and select the ‘Pay credit card’ button. This service isn’t available on mobile at the moment.

 Or call 0345 944 4555 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm).


What happens if I miss a payment?

It’s important that you make at least the minimum payment on your credit card bill every month and that it reaches your account by the due date.  

If you miss a payment, you may be charged a late payment fee. A missed payment may also affect your credit score and your chance of being able to borrow money in future. For advice on how to stay in control of your card, read our top tips.  

If you’re having trouble making your monthly payments, we may be able to help you. Call us on 0345 944 4555 (Mon-Sun, 7am - 11pm) or visit our Money Worries page.


Can I change my payment due date?

Yes, you can change the due date of your monthly credit card payment to one that’s more convenient for you.  

Find out how to change the payment due date


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