Eligibility

See if you can open a Countingup current account for your business

Check if you’re eligible for an account

You can open up to two Countingup accounts for different businesses, depending on their nature and legal status.

Below we outline the minimum criteria to open an account with us. Note that meeting the criteria to apply for a Countingup account doesn’t guarantee that we’ll be able to offer you an account.

Business types we support

You can apply for an account if you are:

  • a sole trader or the director of a limited company,
  • at least 18 years old, and
  • a UK resident

If you want a Limited Company account, your business needs to:

  • be registered as Active with Companies House 
  • be limited by shares
  • have up to two directors, including yourself (we’re currently unable to support businesses with more directors)
  • have all Persons of Significant Control be UK residents

Additional requirements

Countingup is app-based and has no physical branches. To open and use your account, you also need:

  • A smartphone with the Countingup app installed (minimum supported version iOS 12+ and Android 5+)
  • A valid UK mobile number
  • A valid email address

Do you tick the boxes? Apply now!

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