Simple. Straightforward. Exactly how banking should be.
At the Co-operative Bank, we have always been driven by something different: an ethical approach to banking. That is why we are the only high street bank in the UK with a customer-led ethical policy.
Our lending commitments and what we ask of youDownload Our lending commitments and what we ask of you PDF (112KB)
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Download the application pack, complete it and post it back to us
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Once you have completed all sections of the application form and signed it, please return it along with the appropriate proof of identity and address to:
The Co-operative Bank plc
PO Box 638
To request an application pack call us on:+44(0)3457 212 212
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For existing customers
Worldwide travel insurance - from AXA Travel Insurance
Provides cover for the family, including dependent children up to 22 years old, with no excesses payable on claims.
- Exclusions and limitations apply. Please see the Worldwide Travel Insurance Policy Document
- For joint account holders who are not spouses or partners, cover is not provided for the spouse or partner of either account holder.
UK & European breakdown cover - from RAC
Covers assistance at the roadside, at home and in Europe. The account holder is covered for any vehicle they are travelling in.
- Exclusions and limitations apply. Please see the UK & European Breakdown Cover Policy Document.
Mobile phone insurance - from Lifestyle Services Group
Covers loss, theft, accidental damage, water damage and electrical or mechanical breakdown, anywhere in the world. A £75 excess is payable for every accepted claim and must be paid before your claim will be settled.
- Exclusions and limitations apply. Please see the Mobile Phone Insurance Policy Document.
And this account has a 5 star rating from Moneyfacts
Source: Moneyfacts - 2018
Worldwide Travel Insurance Policy DocumentDownload Worldwide Travel Insurance Policy Document PDF (784KB)
UK & European Breakdown Cover Policy DocumentDownload UK & European Breakdown Cover Policy Document PDF (1.16MB)
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As part of a regulatory requirement, an independent survey was conducted to ask customers of the 16 largest personal current account providers if they would recommend their provider to friends and family.
The requirement to publish the Financial Conduct Authority service quality information for personal current accounts can be found on our personal current account service quality information page.
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Whether we can offer you credit depends on your circumstances and our lending policy. We may decline your application based on your circumstances or our lending policy. We may be able to offer a product that's different to the one advertised.
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