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Open an account with us, even if you have a CCJ

You can still apply for a thinkmoney Current Account if you have a County Court Judgement against you. Our account will help you to never miss a bill, which could improve your credit rating.

£10 monthly fee

Don’t worry if you have bad credit

Is your credit score stopping you from getting a bank account? We’re not interested in your credit history, so you could open a current account with us even if you’ve been turned away elsewhere.

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    No credit checks

    We don’t run credit checks. As long as you’re over 18 and you live in the UK, you can open a thinkmoney account.

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    Boost your credit rating

    Paying your bills on time looks great on your credit report, so we’ve created an account that helps you do that. Over time, you should see your credit score get back on track.

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    No unexpected fees

    We won’t charge you to take cash out, or if we’re refusing a payment due to lack of funds.

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    A County Court Judgement won’t stop you

    We think everyone should be able to get a bank account, so you won’t be turned down if you have a CCJ, bad credit or you’re going through bankruptcy.

To get started you need to be, aged 18 or over, and living in the UK. All for a £10 monthly fee.

We take the hassle out of switching

For a simple and stress-free switch to thinkmoney, use the Current Account Switch Service.

Take your payments with you

You don’t have to update your details for each of your payments. We’ll move your regular income and payments to your new account and close your old account for you.

Payments made to your old account? No worries

We’ll transfer your balance and redirect any payments you receive to your thinkmoney account for at least 36 months.

Any problems? We’ll cover the costs

Under the Current Account Switch Guarantee, we’ll refund any interest and charges if something goes wrong with your move to thinkmoney.

Find out more about switching your account >

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How can we help you to build your credit rating?

Having a CCJ can be daunting, but it’s far from the end of the world. If you’re having trouble opening a traditional bank account because of your financial history, we’re here to help.

With a thinkmoney Current Account you don’t have to worry about credit checks, because we don’t do any! You can bank with us no matter what your finances look like, even if you have a County Court Judgement.

And if your credit score isn’t the best after being given a CCJ, we can help you get back on track. Money for your bills and repayments are held separately to make sure they’re paid on time, which could improve your credit rating.

There’s no unexpected charges from us either, so you’ll always know what’s coming up in your budget.

Want to see where you’re up to? You can use the app to keep an eye on things. All your payment dates are in one place, with a real-time view of your balance and transaction details.

A current account built around you

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    Know exactly what’s yours to spend after we set aside the money for your bills.
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    Get your credit rating back on track as we’ll help you to never miss a bill.
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    Save money on bank charges, with no fees if we’re refusing a payment due to lack of funds.
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    Use the app to check your balance, send money in seconds, and see what bills are due over the next 3 months.

To get started, you need to be aged 18 or over and a UK resident. Single Account £10.00/month. Joint Account £15.00/month.

More Information

You can get a thinkmoney Current Account if you’re over 18 and a UK resident – it’s as simple as that. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had bad credit in the past or you have no credit history as we don’t carry out a credit check when you apply for your account. All we need to do is verify that you are who you say you are and you can open an account online.

The Financial Conduct Authority requires us to publish information about our personal current accounts. For more information about this click here.

These documents inform you about the fees for using the main services linked to the payment account. It will help you to compare these fees with those of other accounts. Fees may also apply for using services linked to the account which are not listed here. Full information is available in our terms and conditions. A glossary of the terms used in this document is available free of charge.

For information about accounts opened before 7th November click here.

For information about accounts opened after 7th November click here.

We have designed the Current Account Switch Service to let you switch your current account from one bank or building society to another in a simple, reliable and stress-free way. It will only take seven working days. As your new current-account provider we offer the following guarantee.

  • The service is free to use and you can choose and agree your switch date with us.
  • We will take care of moving all your payments going out (for example, your Direct Debits and standing orders) and those coming in (for example, your salary).
  • If you have money in your old account, we will transfer it to your new account on your switch date.
  • We will arrange for payments accidentally made to your old account to be automatically redirected to your new account. We will also contact the sender and give them your new account details.
  • If there are any issues in making the switch, we will contact you before your switch date.
  • If anything goes wrong with the switch, as soon as we are told, we will refund any interest (paid or lost) and charges made on either your old or new current accounts as a result of this failure.

For more information read more at www.currentaccountswitch.co.uk

The money you hold in your thinkmoney Current Account is not protected under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). As thinkmoney is authorised and regulated by the FCA as an e-Money Institution, your money is protected and, unlike the FSCS, this protection is not limited to a certain amount. This means that your money is held separately and securely and, if something were to happen to thinkmoney, you would always receive it back.

Yes, there is an option in the online form to open a joint account. Joint accounts cost £15 per month.

Think Money Limited has partnered with Token.io (UK) to provide and support a dedicated interface for Third Party Providers offering AISP, PISP and CBPII services.

TokenOS is the operating system for open banking that allows banks, merchants, enterprises and individuals to interact in a global marketplace of financial services.

If you are a Third Party Provider offering AISP, PISP and CBPII services, please use the link below to access the Integration Guide for information on how to register as a member to access information or make payment requests using the Think Money dedicated interface.

Token TPP Interface Website

For more information on how we will use your personal information when you have an account with us, you can read our 'How we use your personal information' leaflet. For more detailed information you can also read our Privacy Policy.

Accounts opened after 7th November 2018

Accounts opened before 7th November 2018

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