The account is available for anyone aged 16 or over. Only one account can be opened per customer.
Accounts can be opened at any of our branch offices without the need to make an appointment beforehand. If you are unable to make it to an office then applications by post are also allowed, simply send a cheque for your opening deposit along with your application.
We are able to access credit reference agency databases which, in most cases will allow us to prove your identity and address without the need for paper-based identification. If we do require further proof of identification we will let you know. Please click here to see our list of acceptable identification.
The minimum opening deposit is £100. You must have at least £100 in the account to keep it open. Withdrawals taking the balance below £100 are only allowed on closure of your account.
For opening deposits made by electronic payments, you must send your initial deposit within 10 working days, or the account will be automatically closed.
You can pay money in or draw money out at any of our branch offices or through the post. Additional deposits can be made by cash or cheque. You can also pay money into your account by standing order. The maximum overall holding per account is £100,000.
Joint accounts may be opened.
You can view your balance and recent transactions on the Tipton App, available in the Google Play Store and Apple Store.
When you're ready to open your account simply download and complete an application form.