Basic Bank Account

Your everyday banking made easy.

Features & Benefits

What you get with a Basic Bank Account:

  • With a Basic Bank Account, there are no fees for maintaining the account for the first 12 months. Fees for maintaining the account may be charged after 12 months depending on account turnover. There are also no individual charges for a range of current account transactions and services. There are a small number of services you may be charged for, such as using your debit card for transactions in a foreign currency – see here for more details.
  • Mobile payments are now available: You can make quick, easy and contactless payments using your phone/devices – click here to find out more about Apple Pay and click here for Google Pay.
  • Online banking, Mobile banking and Telephone banking – bank whenever you want, wherever you want
  • Debit Card with contactless payments – make purchases at home and abroad by simply tapping your card on the reader
  • Bank statements and transaction history – see your account balances, bank statements (eStatements) and transaction history with 365 Online
  • Access to a comprehensive ATM and Branch network
  • Quick and easy ways to pay bills and other payments – top up your mobile phone, pay your utility bills by direct debit, set up standing orders

Register for Online Banking with 365 Online and you can add the following features to your Basic Bank account:

  • Mobile Banking – giving you access to the most popular 365 online services, securely and directly from your own mobile phone
  • Mobile Top Up – top up your mobile phone or a friends at any time
  • eStatements – go paperless with eStatements
  • Pay to Mobile – available on the mobile banking app; transfer money to any registered Bank of Ireland account simply by knowing the mobile number of the account holder
  • Access to exclusive online savings accounts – open a savings account in minutes

Eligibility Criteria

In order to qualify for a Basic Bank Account the following criteria applies:

  • Customers must be over the age of 18
  • Customers must be legally resident in the European Union (EU)
  • Customers must not already hold a personal payment account or current account with any bank in the Republic of Ireland (you will be asked to sign a declaration provided by us to confirm this)

With the Basic Bank Account, there is

  • No cheque book provided
  • No overdraft facility
  • Only one account can be held per customer