Unizest is an app-based e-current account. It lets you do everything you need to do – from making and receiving payments to ordering a contactless debit card.

You don’t need to be in the UK yet or have a UK address to open an account. You can start using it today, wherever you are in the world.

Once you know your UK address, you can order a Debit Mastercard to be delivered there
– all within the app.

So, you can get on with enjoying your new life in the UK the moment you land.

UK Bank Alternative

The best bits

  • All you need to open your e-current account is your passport, a valid visa and smartphone
  • You can use your account before you arrive in the UK, to make and receive online transfers using your IBAN number
  • Order your contactless Debit Mastercard when you know your UK address
  • Easily freeze and block your card immediately, plus if it is lost or stolen report it and order another card
  • View your monthly statements, plus download, or print a PDF statement straight from the app’s share function
  • Get telephone and email assistance from a dedicated Customer Service team
    on-hand to assist your smooth start, or see our UK Bank Alternative FAQs
Get started

Open your UK Bank Alternative account today,
wherever you are in
the world

Manage your money

Track it all in the app

Manage your money, payments
and more in a few taps

Life in the UK

Help settling in

We’ve teamed up with Just Good Work to bring you useful tips and advice on living and working in the UK.

About Unizest

Watch and see

Find out what a Unizest account can do for you