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Switching Your Personal Current Account to AIB

Why switch your Personal Current Account to AIB?

  • Qualify for -'A Way to Bank Free of Maintenance and Transaction Fees*'
  • Easy account access - AIB Phone & Internet Banking gives you convenient and secure access to your Personal Current Account(s).
  • AIB Debit Card - You can access your bank account to make purchases at Point of Sale, make cash withdrawals at ATMs and process Internet transactions.
  • 200 outlets nationwide - No matter where you are in Ireland you're never far from a local branch of AIB.
  • Over 2,000 ATMs in Ireland - Access to cash when and where you need it

*Certain other charges may still apply. Please see our booklet 'A Guide to Fees and Charges for Personal Accounts' or available at any AIB branch or at

Terms and conditions apply. Debit Cards are liable to annual Government Stamp Duty. Currently EUR2.50 per card applies where the card is used for either an ATM/in branch transaction or a Point of Sale transaction, and EUR5.00 per card applies where the card is used for both. Government Stamp Duty of EUR 0.50 per cheque applies.

How to Switch to AIB?

Switching is easy: Please call into any AIB branch and one of our Customer Service Officials will be happy to take you through the next steps for switching your Personal Current Account(s).

You can also phone us with Personal Current Account switching/opening queries on 0818 300 245 (lines open: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday).

Switching Options

The Central Bank of Ireland's Code of Conduct on the Switching of Current Accounts with Credit Institutions provides you with the following two options:

Option A: Switch your Personal Current Account(s) to AIB and close your Personal Current Account(s) with your 'Old Bank'.


Option B: Switch all your active direct debits and standing orders to your new/ existing Personal Current Account while your 'old' Personal Current Account(s) remain open with your 'Old Bank'.

Personal Current Account Switching Pack

You can download our Personal Current Account Switching Pack from the link below. It outlines all you need to know and do in order to switch your personal current account to AIB.

 Personal Current Account Switching Pack.

You may also be interested in switching your Personal Current Account out of AIB to another Bank. To do this you must obtain a Switching Pack from the Bank that you wish to transfer your account into and follow the steps that are outlined. This process is in line with the Central Bank of Ireland's Switching Code. Please contact your branch if you need more information.

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