Simply download our mobile app and use it to open your personal UK current account instantly, even without a UK address. Our account holders can order their first contactless Debit card free.
You can use your card to make purchases for free, in store or online and you can use it to deposit cash at any shop with a PayPoint. You can also use your Monese Visa Debit card to withdraw cash from ATMs globally.
To open our current account you don't need to be a UK resident and you don't need to provide us with credit history. You can open your account instantly using our mobile app.
Once your account is open you'll get your personal UK account number and sort code enabling you to pay into your account or to receive your salary, pension or benefits.
We've won multiple awards for our accounts and we were recently named 'Best Challenger Bank' at the European Fintech Awards, 2016!
Sending money overseas with Monese is up to 8x cheaper than using a traditional bank. Why? Well, we give you the real wholesale exchange rate and only charge 0.5% of the transaction value. There's a lot of complex tech behind it all, but thankfully with our app it couldn't be easier.
Although Monese is not a traditional bank our current accounts provide you with many of the services big banks offer. When you open an account with us you'll never need to visit a bank branch, you can manage your entire account with our mobile app. We don't charge any hidden fees and using our account for a year is up to 5x cheaper* than owning an account with traditional bank!
Receive salary payments
Get a contactless card
Deposit cash (in the UK)
Send money to friends
Pay bills via bank transfer
Send money abroad
Manage money on the go
Deposits made to Monese current accounts are stored in a network of stable European banks. Our customers' funds are also ringfenced, safeguarded against losses and will never be reinvested by us.
The security of your money and personal data is our utmost priority. We adhere closely to the latest standards in financial security, applying modern tools and techniques to protect our systems 24/7.
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