Apply for a Treasurer’s Account

Apply for a Treasurer’s Account

If you are a local authority or a parish council, please call us on 0345 606 0286 to apply for or switch to a Treasurer's Account.

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Current Account Switch Service

Switching to a Treasurer's Account

Get a guaranteed switch in 7 working days from when your account is opened using the Current Account Switch Service.

Features and benefits

  • Free day-to-day banking* as long as you’re in credit
  • Additional signatory access and presentation cheques available
  • Withdraw funds as and when needed, without the need to give notice
  • Access a range of deposit solutions and make the most of you surplus funds
  • Guidance and support from our dedicated Business Management Team
  • View and manage your account however it suits you

Charities and not-for-profits hub

Treasurer's account

Manage your finances more effectively

Whether you’re a charity, community group or another kind of not-for-profit, here you’ll find guidance and support to help manage your banking more effectively.


To apply for a Treasurer’s Account, you should:

  • Be a non-profit organisation such as a charity, church, club or society
  • Require the account for business use
  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have annual business turnover under £50,000 (for organisations with a turnover above £50,000, please see our Business Account for new businesses)

Need to know

The following guide brings you the essential details and documents you will need to open your account. This guide applies to businesses that have a turnover of less than £6.5 million per annum.

Free accounting software

Free accounting software

Manage your bookkeeping, reporting and expenses all in one place

Create multiple user profiles with different access to help manage your organisations’ finances more effectively. Ts & Cs apply.

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Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Eligible deposits with Bank of Scotland plc are protected up to a total of £85,000. Due to FSCS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered.

*We do not charge for day-to-day banking on our Treasurers Account, however charges for CHAPS, International Payments and other service charges apply. Free day-to-day banking applies if you continue to meet our eligibility criteria, which means you have to be a non-profit organisation like a charity, church, club or society with an annual turnover below £50,000. Information on other service charges that apply can be found in the relevant charges brochure.