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Revolve bank account

Open a child & teen bank account

This account is available to 11-17 year olds who are UK residents. 11-15s must apply with a parent or guardian who has a Royal Bank of Scotland current account.

Why choose our under 18's bank account...

 

You won't have to pay any regular set fee to have this account.

Buy things in shops or online, and withdraw cash with your contactless debit card.

Works with Apple Pay and Google Pay™.

Earn 2.70% AER / 2.67% Gross p.a. (variable) interest on your balance.

Manage your account wherever, whenever with our mobile banking app.

Make banking simple with our mobile app

View your bank account on the go

View your accounts, your balance and check recent transactions (things you’ve spent money on) and transfer money between your own accounts.

Get Cash without your debit card

Withdraw up to £130 every 24 hours from our branded ATMs, as long as it's within your daily withdrawal limit. You must have at least £10 available in your account and your debit card must be active.

Freeze and unfreeze your debit card

If you've misplaced your debit card, you can lock it until you find it. Card been lost, stolen, damaged? The quickest way to report this is with our app.

Pay in cheques securely

Use your camera to deposit cheques 24/7 using our mobile app. This feature allows you to pay in up to £750 per day. It's simple, secure and saves you a trip to the branch. Limits apply.

Managing your account

Ways to pay

Contactless debit card

Buy things in shops and online, and withdraw your cash from a cash machine.

Apple Pay and Google Pay

Pay for things easily using your phone when you're out and about.

Make regular payments

Set up Direct Debits and Standing Orders to pay regular bills, like a gym membership.

Interest

Earn interest on your balance

You’ll earn interest on everything you pay into this account.

How to open our bank account for teens

11 to 15 years old?

You can open a Revolve account online for your child if they’re aged between 11–15. Keep in mind you’ll need to already hold a bank account with us.

16 or 17 years old?

If your child is 16 or 17 years old, they can open an account online themselves.

What do I need to get started?

Applying is really straightforward, all we need are some details from you including your child’s current address and an official ID document for them, like a passport or driving license.

What if my child is under 11?

If you're under 11, we can't offer you a current account just yet. However, our parent-managed pocket money app and card for kids aged between three and 17 might be a better fit.

Open a child's bank account online - FAQs

Get ready to apply

Before you apply, we need to check you're happy with a few things, and ask you a few questions up front. Then we can make your application as quick and simple as it can be.

First things first. You can apply if you:

  • are aged 11 - 17 and a UK resident

Now please take a look at the important legal info:

How your information might be used

It's important for you to understand how we use and share your information. Please read this short summary before you continue with your application.

 

As part of the checks that we will complete to verify your identity, we’ll take an image of your face so that it can be compared with your photo ID and this biometric data is captured.

All okay? Apply for your Revolve account today

We'll ask you a couple of questions to get you started.
It'll only take a minute.

Note: If your parent or guardian is opening another Revolve account, you won’t be able to apply until that account is opened.

How old are you?
Does your parent or guardian have an account with us?
Do you have any Photo ID?
This is your Photo ID and not your parent or guardian's. It must be in date.

or

Does your parent or guardian have our mobile app?

Great, let’s get you started

We'll ask your parent/guardian to log in to their mobile banking app. They just need to confirm their details and then it's over to you to complete the application. 

Once you’re done, we’ll ask our partners HooYu to do a quick ID check on you.

You’ll need:

  • A Photo ID
    This can be a Passport,  Driving Licence (full or provisional), PASS card, or an ID card from an EU or EEA country.
  • A liveness check
    We’ll ask you to take a selfie to compare you to your Photo ID. You'll need a device with a camera to upload these.

We may also ask for:

 

Parents or Guardian

We'll ask you to log in to your app and confirm your identity before we launch the application. Check that you've logged out of the app before handing the device back to your child.

Apply using a mobile or tablet

Scan the QR code on the device that your parent or guardian has their app on. You’ll then be able to apply in a flash.

You need our app to continue

Your parent/guardian will need to download and set up the app. It won’t take long to do.

They’ll just need their:

  • Digital Banking PIN and password
  • Mobile phone so we can send a one-time passcode
Do you have a UK birth or adoption certificate?
We can use this to identify you
Does your parent or guardian have our mobile app?

Great, let’s get you started

We'll ask your parent or guardian to log in to their mobile banking app. They just need to confirm their details and then it's over to you to complete the application. 

Once you're done, we’ll ask your parent or guardian to either pop into a branch or post us the following info:
 

 

Parents or Guardian

We'll ask you to log in to your app and confirm your identity before we launch the application. Check that you've logged out of the app before handing the device back to your child.

Apply using a mobile or tablet

Scan the QR code on the device that your parent or guardian has their app on. You’ll then be able to apply in a flash.

You need our app to continue

Your parent/guardian will need to download and set up the app. It won’t take long to do.

They’ll just need their:

  • Digital Banking PIN and password
  • Mobile phone so we can send a one-time passcode

You need ID to open your account online

If you don’t have a Photo ID, we’ll need to see your birth or adoption certificate. You can get a copy of your certificate from:
 

  • England and Wales:
    The General Register Office
  • Scotland: 
    The National Records of Scotland
  • Northern Ireland:
    The General Register Office for Northern Ireland

Your parent/guardian must have a Royal Bank current account

Oops, we can't go on with your application just yet because we need your parent or guardian to have an account with us. Fancy having them join the Royal Bank? They can check out our account options below. 

After they've opened their account and got their digital banking sorted, just pop back here to finish off your Revolve account application. 

Eligibility conditions & criteria apply.

Do you have any Photo ID?
Your ID needs to be in date and have your name on it

or

Do you have a proof of address?
It must show your name and address. We can’t accept mobile phone bills or downloaded copies of letters.

or

Great, let’s get you started

Your application will be completely online, as part of our checks we’ll ask our partner HooYu to confirm your identity using:
 

  • Photo ID
    This can be your Passport, a UK Driving Licence (full or provisional), or an ID card or driving licence from an EU or EEA country.
  • A Liveness check
    A selfie to compare to your Photo ID. You'll need a device with a camera to upload these.
  • Proof of your address
    We may need to check your address is right, you can find out which proofs of address we accept (opens in new tab)
Does your parent or guardian have an account with us?
Does your parent or guardian have our mobile app?

Great, let’s get you started

We'll ask your parent/guardian to log in to their mobile banking app. They just need to confirm their details and then it's over to you to complete the application. 

Once you’re done, we’ll ask our partners HooYu to do a quick ID check on you.

You’ll need:

  • A Photo ID
    This can be a Passport,  Driving Licence (full or provisional), PASS card, or an ID card from an EU or EEA country.
  • A liveness check
    We’ll ask you to take a selfie to compare you to your Photo ID. You'll need a device with a camera to upload these.

We may also ask for:

 

Parents or Guardian

We'll ask you to log in to your app and confirm your identity before we launch the application. Check that you've logged out of the app before handing the device back to your child.