The sort code for Triodos Bank is: 16-58-10
For foreign payments to a Triodos account the above sort code is not valid. Also mandatory information is needed to ensure a foreign payment reaches your account.
To make an international transfer to a Triodos sterling account you will need to supply the information below to the sending bank:
Beneficiary Account Name:
National Westminster Bank Plc
(Your Triodos account number and account name e.g. 12345678 A N Example)
Please ensure you provide all of the above details, especially the reference or the deposit may not reach your Triodos account.
The details above are only applicable for Triodos sterling accounts. If your Triodos account is not in sterling please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0330 355 0355 and do not use the above details, as the payment will be rejected.
Only people who are resident in the UK can apply for our accounts. You need to make the opening deposit in sterling, and provide proof of your ID and address.
If you wish to change the details of your nominated account, you must send us a signed, written instruction by post to:
Freepost TRIODOS BANK
Our freepost address is Royal Mail registered and simple to use - write it on your envelope exactly as shown above (no stamp required) and your letter will get to us free of charge by second class mail.
For first class mail, you can post in the normal way to:
You are not able to amend your nominated account using Internet Banking. The instruction must include the details of the new nominated account (including the account name, six digit sort code and eight digit account number) and must be signed in accordance with the signature form previously returned to us. For joint accounts, the instruction must be signed by both account holders.
The new nominated account must be a personal sterling account held in your name(s) with another UK bank/building society or an existing Triodos UK account that allows you to transfer in funds.
We will not be able to process any written instructions unless we hold your signature on our records.
If you have not returned the signature reply form enclosed with your welcome letter sent to you when you first opened the account, please do so with your request to amend your nominated account. We may send further documents for you to sign to your registered address with us or request documents from you as an additional security measure before we will process your request.
If you cannot locate the signature reply form and you are still living at the address we have on our records then please send us a Secure Message from within internet banking to request a signature reply form. We will send this to your registered address for you to return to us together with your written request to amend your nominated account. We may send further documents for you to sign to your registered address with us or request documents from you as an additional security measure before we will process your request.
If we do not hold a signature for you on our records and you have moved from the address we hold for you on our records you will need to write to us with your new address and nominated account details enclosing one document from list A and one document from list B.
A - Identity Verification:
- Valid Passport
- Valid full or provisional UK / EU Drivers licence photo card or full old-style driving licence
- Valid identity card (EEA Member state or equivalent)
- HM Revenue & Customs HMRC Tax notification only (statement of account or notice of coding relating to the current year)
B - Address Verification:
- Original bank or building society statement showing recent transactions dated within the last 3 months
- Valid full or provisional UK / EU Drivers licence photo card or full old-style driving licence
- Current Council tax bill dated within the last 12 months
- Utility Bill dated within the last 3 months (mobile phone or broadband statements not acceptable)
- Mortgage statement within the last 12 months
HM Revenue & Customs correspondence relating to current tax year or dated within the last 3 months (whichever is earlier), must contain National Insurance Number
By completing an application for any of our accounts online you are automatically registered for Internet Banking and can manage your account online.
If your application was made by post then Internet Banking access is available for the following accounts:
- Triodos Saver
- Triodos Cash ISA
- Triodos Regular Saver
- Triodos Fixed Regular Saver
- Triodos Online Cash ISA (TOISA)
You can also access the Triodos Right Start Saver account online but you can't make payments from this account.
If you want to apply to manage your existing Triodos account online, download the application form below or call us on 0330 355 0355 and we'll send you one. Before completing an application form please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions for personal savings accounts below.
We will not charge you for cash withdrawals from any ATM in the UK. However, some ATM providers may charge for using their machines to withdraw cash. There is a charge for withdrawing cash from abroad, please see our tariff for details.
Yes - as well as creating ad hoc UK payments you can import a file containing a batch of payments. Normally you will create this file in your accounting software.
Under the Account Management tab in Internet Banking, the Import Payments page allows you to select a file for import by browsing any of the drives accessible to your computer. Once you have selected the file, you need to authorise the import using your Digipass.
You will need to ensure that your file conforms to one of the file formats below. These files are usually produced in your accounting software.
- Import file specification - batch payment format
- Import file specification - BACS format (agency transactions)
If you’re not sure how to create an import file in either of these formats, please contact your accounting software support provider.
You can see a history of imported files, including status, in your internet banking under the Account Information tab, on the page Imported Files History.
If you have an online account, you can access your savings account 24-hours a day, seven-days a week. Simply log in and arrange to transfer money to your nominated account(s). Your transfer will then take place after your notice period (where applicable.)
If you have an existing overdraft limit that you wish to reduce or remove this can be done by sending us a secure message in internet banking or calling us on 0330 355 0355.
We don’t currently offer Apple Pay or Android Pay. We regularly review the products and services that we offer along with customer feedback to determine and prioritise future enhancements. Developments in payment methods and technologies is an area that we continue to review.
You can't clear a cheque quicker than the standard clearing timings stated in our 'What you need to know' document for more details
No, you will need to wait for the funds to clear in order to access the funds.
At Triodos we aim for our fees and charges to transparent and fair - see our full tarfiff of charges. If you do feel that you would like to request a refund then please contact us.
You can make payments from your postal account by sending us a completed Triodos Bank withdrawal request form or a letter with your payment instructions. Once the notice period for your account has passed, we can then transfer funds by:
• Electronic transfer to a specified account at another UK bank
• CHAPS to another bank account within the UK
• international electronic transfer to a bank account in another country.
We will automatically log all requests for withdrawal, for the required notice period on your account.
No, as the account is a savings account, and not a current account, it is not possible to have standing orders and direct debits with an Online Saver Plus.
If you think that you have had an account with Triodos in the past please gather as much information as possible relating to the account e.g. account number, type of account, date of the last transaction. If you have any statements of the account please have them to hand and call us, we can then investigate for you and advise you of the next steps. In some cases, we may request identification documents from you to release funds from the account.
Faster Payments authorised on any day (including weekends) should arrive in the beneficiary's account within two hours of being authorised. You should always allow until the next business day for a payment to arrive.
Faster Payment instructions received by post before 2.00pm on any business day will be received by the beneficiary the same day.
Yes, cheque books are not issued automatically as we understand that some customers do not require them. If you would like to order one please call our contact team on 0330 355 0355 to request one or send a secure message in internet banking.
You can apply for an overdraft of a maximum limit of £2,000. Applications are assessed for credit score and affordability in line with responsible lending and have set criteria. Our personal overdrafts are not intended to be used for business purposes.
In the first instance please contact the merchant (the business whose name appears on the transaction) to cancel the transaction. If you have done this, and the payment is still not cancelled, then please call us on 0330 355 0355 and we will act on your behalf to cancel the transaction with the merchant and, if needed, raise a dispute.
We don't offer unarranged overdraft facilities on the current account, however if you need to apply for an overdraft or to increase your limit please call us on 0330 355 0355, our contact team is open 8am-6pm Monday-Friday.
We look at a combination of factors, such as your income and expenditure, when assessing overdraft requests. It is not based on credit score alone.
You can withdraw up to £300 per day, per account holder, from ATMs accepting MasterCard and LINK globally (subject to available funds in your account) for detail regarding charges for using your card abroad please see out tariff of charges.
If your available balance is less than the monthly fee it will still be taken, this may result in an unarranged overdraft. If this happens we will charge you the same interest rate that we charge for an arranged overdraft, you won't be charged any additional fees. If you are experiencing financial difficulty please contact us or seek advice from an independent support service such as the citizens advice bureau or the money advice service