Business Start-up Account

Get your business off the ground

Starting a new business is a big step, but maintaining it is an even greater one. At Bank of Ireland, our business start-up account will give you everything you need to start, run and grow your business.

If your business is a sole trader entity you can now apply online for a business start-up current account.

For Limited company, Partnership and all other types of business current accounts you will need to arrange a meeting with one of our business advisors.

Sole trader Arrange a meeting

Advice and Support

We know that starting a business can be challenging, so we are here to help you every step of the way.

Our Support to You

We will give you the support you need to grow your business. With our Business Startup you can avail of:

  • Access to our phone support team who will answer any queries you may have about our products and services. Call 0818 200 413 today to speak to one of our Advisers
  • Access and support from over 100 Business Advisers
  • A full financial review with a Bank of Ireland Wealth Manager
  • A free consultation with a Bank of Ireland Treasury Specialist
  • Access to the Business Advisers service team who can assist you with your day to day banking questions and service requests. Operates from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. Phone 0818 200 348 (option 3)
  • ThinkBusiness provides practical, actionable information and guidance on starting, growing and running a business. It offers guides, tools, templates, check lists and a wealth of other content tailored to meet the needs of Irish business owners and managers. It also showcases case studies, with insights, tips and advice from Irish entrepreneurs and business owners who have succeeded. For more information visit

    ThinkBusiness is powered by Bank of Ireland

  • Business Green Hub

    We are here to support business customers to transition to net zero and to develop and deploy low carbon technologies, through our core financing and advisory capabilities. For more information visit Business Green Hub.

*Terms and conditions apply:

1. Bank of Ireland makes no representation or warranty or undertaking of any kind in relation to any third party supplier service and does not offer any advice or other representation as to the advisability or otherwise in relation to the use of the third party supplier service.

2. Bank of Ireland takes no responsibility for any third party supplier service. Use of the third party supplier service is at the Customer’s sole risk. Any issues or queries concerning the use or otherwise of third party supplier service should be referred directly to the third party supplier service.

3.No member of the Bank of Ireland Group accepts any liability for any loss or damage of any nature, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, or any other type of financial or other pecuniary or direct or special indirect or consequential loss howsoever arising whether in negligence or for breach of contract or other duty as a result of the: use of the third party supplier of the service; and/or (ii) security of any information given by the Customer (or authorised to be given) to the third party supplier of the service.

Ways we can help