An Account that allows you to keep funds in Sterling, and make and receive payments within the UK.
A Sterling Current Account allows Irish Resident to make and receive GBP payments (UK Interbank payments) to/from the U.K, without the need to convert to Euro.
Full banking services.
The Sterling Current Account offers you a range of competitively priced sterling banking services, such as GBP payments within the UK, sterling direct debits, standing orders and supports both cheque book facilities and cheque lodgements.
Dedicated Customer Service.
Our Customer Service Unit is available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Call + 353 1 6115210 (not on ROI Bank Holidays)
Read Terms and Conditions.
Financial Services Compensation Scheme
In the event that Allied Irish Banks p.l.c, London Branch is unable to meet its financial obligations, your eligible deposits are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK’s deposit protection scheme. In the case of joint accounts, each account holder is protected up to this limit.
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The account is provided by Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., London Branch. Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website.
Available to Irish Residents only.
Incoming and Outgoing International payments are not supported, only sterling payments within the UK (UK Interbank Payments) are supported.
Accounts must be operated in credit at all times. Any items presented on the account where there are insufficient funds may be returned unpaid
No credit interest is payable
Direct cash lodgements or withdrawals are not supported
Personal customers have no online access to these accounts
Note: Joint accounts are available to a maximum of 4 parties
If you have a Sterling Current Account and wish to make an Interbank Payments within the UK please download this form. UK Interbank Payment Form (PDF, 139.3k)