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Closing your Current Account

A guide to closing or switching your current account 

Finding your new current account in 3 steps: Choose, Move, Close

Ready to close your account right now?

To use the online closure form you should:

  • Have an account with unlimited access e.g. a sole account in your name, or a joint account where any party can make changes or withdrawals on the account.
  • Have your new BIC and IBAN to hand.
  • Be registered for Anytime Banking or the mobile app. If you are not registered or have forgotten your login details you can get set up here
  • Ensure your personal details are up to date. 
Choose from the options below:
Do you use Anytime Internet Banking or the mobile app?
Tip: If you have forgotten your Anytime Internet Banking login details you can re-register on the login page

Let's close your account

Remember to ensure your account isn't overdrawn and have the BIC and IBAN for your new bank account to hand. 

To close your account online or via the mobile app, follow these steps once you have logged in:

1. Select the account you wish to close.

2. Select 'Need to close your Current / Savings Account?' ( Select 'Close Account' if using the mobile app.)

3. Complete the online form, input your account details and the details of the account you wish to transfer the balance to.

4. Submit the form. You will receive email confirmation that it’s been submitted to us.

Register for Anytime Banking

The  most convenient way to close your account is through Anytime Banking. It normally takes 5 minutes to register. You'll need your sort code and account number, and your Ulster Bank debit card if you have one.

Accounts with limited access

To close an account with limited access, you can:

  • Call us:

Call our dedicated closure team on 0818 210 260. Lines are open 8am to 8pm 7 days a week (or if calling from abroad 00353 1 804 7475)*

  • Visit your local branch :

Call 0818 210 260 (or if calling from abroad 00353 1 804 7475) to schedule a face-to-face appointment.*

  • Write to us:

Complete and sign the Account Closure Request Form.

You can return the form to: Ulster Bank - Free Post, Customer Service Centre, PO Box 5706, Dublin 2 or drop it into your local branch. Please ensure the form is signed by all parties.

Forms posted from outside of the Republic of Ireland can be returned  to: Ulster Bank Ireland DAC, Block B, Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18

*Call costs may vary. Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Need additional support?

If you want to speak to our Closure Team, please call us on 0818 210 260 (00 353 1 8047475 if calling from abroad.) Lines are open 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week*

If you need extra support to close your account e.g. due to a disability, health condition or because your circumstances have changed, we have a number of ways to contact us:

 

  • Call our dedicated helpline on 1800 656 001
  • Visit your local branch 

*Call costs may vary. Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.