Step 1: Eligibility and application
What do you need to apply?
This application will take about 5-10 minutes to complete.
This application uses secure technology in order to help the security of your application, the application will become inactive if not used for 15 minutes.
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You will need the following information:
- your postal address
- your telephone numbers
- your email address
- the details of the bank accounts that you will be using for withdrawals
To apply for a Post Office® Instant Saver account, you will need to satisfy the following requirements. You can apply if you:
- are 16 years old or over
- are a resident of the UK
- have a minimum of £500 to deposit
If you are under 16 years old and you wish to apply, you will need to go into a Post Office® branch and complete a paper application. Alternatively you can call us on 0800 169 7500 and we can arrange for a pack to be sent to you.
By clicking continue, you are indicating that you satisfy these requirements.
If you have any questions regarding the above or difficulties completing the application please contact us 0800 169 7500.
"From 6 April 2016, UK taxpayers will have a new Personal Savings Allowance. In addition to this, Banks and Building Societies will no longer deduct Basic Rate Tax from savings interest. For more details log onto: www.gov.uk/hmrc/savingsallowance"
Sole or joint account?
Please indicate whether you want a sole application or a joint application