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19.08.2010 With the Secure Trust Bank Account you can pay cash into your account at Payzone Outlets.

Secure Trust Bank Account Review.

With a Secure Trust Bank Prepaid Bank Account you get a real bank account with real Direct Debits and Standing Orders, meaning you can save up to £230.56* per year on bill payments. Our predictable banking service ensures there are no unexpected bank charges, as we do not charge for bounced Direct Debits/Standing Orders. The account also helps you to manage your finances, as it has no overdraft facility, which means there are no overdraft charges.

The Prepaid Bank Account also provides you with a Prepaid MasterCard® giving you ‘2 money pots’ to enable you budget effectively. So, in essence, once you’ve catered for all your monthly bills you can transfer the remaining monies onto your prepaid card. As well as ad-hoc transfers as and when you require them, you can even set up a scheduled monthly load to transfer funds to your card. This leaves you with complete peace of mind, knowing that your bills are taken care of and the rest of the money is yours to spend. You can even transfer money back from your card to your account, free of charge, if the need arises, e.g. an unexpected bill.

You can request additional cards** on your account which can either be linked to a shared pot of money or have its own pot, with its own scheduled monthly load.

To make managing your money as easy as possible we offer 24/7† access to your account via our website and automated phone service.

As your card is a Prepaid MasterCard® you can use it at over 28.5 million locations worldwide and online, wherever you see the MasterCard® logo. You can also use your card at any ATM where you see the MasterCard® logo (50p charge for each withdrawal).

Paying money into your Prepaid Bank Account is free of charge (unlike most Prepaid Card providers) and couldn’t be easier.

  • For cash, simply take your Prepaid MasterCard® to a Payzone outlet (over 20,000 in UK).  They will swipe your card and take the cash to pay into your account.  Cash paid in before 10pm will, in most instances, be credited to your account as cleared funds by the end of the following day.
  • Alternatively you can make cash or cheque deposits at any Barclays branch, providing you use your Secure Trust Bank paying slips. Funds paid in at Barclays will be credited to your account within seven working days.
Opening an account with us couldn’t be easier, as we are one of the only banks to offer a totally paperless sign up process. This only takes a few minutes and, once completed, you will have your new Prepaid Bank Account number and sort code††.

As a UK bank, we are required under Financial Services Authority (FSA) regulation to make sure that we are not knowingly providing banking services to the criminal world i.e. fraudsters, terrorists and money launderers. To do this we have to perform various checks to confirm your identity and residency.

In most instances we can complete this electronically, however, in some circumstances we will require you to send original documentation to us as proof of your identity or residency.

If you’re concerned about the hassle of transferring all your Direct Debits and Standing Orders from your old bank account to your new Prepaid Bank Account, don’t worry – we can handle this for you as part of our service.

Banking should be predicable without any sudden surprises, therefore, we only charge a flat fee of  £12.50 a month for our account, along with a one off £12.50 set up fee. For a full list of our charges please visit

Secure Trust Bank is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), giving you peace of mind that your money is protected up to £50,000.

** £5 fee per additional card.
† Our 24/7 telephone and internet banking service may be briefly suspended for routine maintenance in the early hours of the morning.
†† On most occasions all the necessary identification and residency checks can be done electronically, however, in some circumstances we will need to see original proofs.

Secure Trust Bank PLC. Registered in England and Wales 541132. Registered Office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.  Secure Trust Bank PLC pursuant to license by review.