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RBS is one of the world’s leading banking institutions. You can manage your bank account with RBS directly from the RBS website with digital banking or over the phone with telephone banking.
You can now report lost or stolen cards from your account online, simply head to your account and follow these steps:
- Choose “Cards” from the menu on the left hand side
- Under “Manage your debit card”, choose “report your card lost and order a replacement”
- Fill in the required details
- Choose “Confirm”
If you are also suspicious of identity theft along with your card, please contact customer services to take this forward.
You can now see statements that are up to 7 years old. Simply log in to your account and select “statements” from the left hand menu.
Frequently asked questions of RBS contact phone number callers
I’m trying to make a payment, but the person I’m trying to pay has an account number that isn’t 8 digits, help?
The first step you should take, is to re-confirm the number with the payee. If this is still a number short, some banks need you to add a “0” to the beginning of the number.
If this is an international payment, you need to follow the steps for this type of payment and ask the payee for a SWIFT or IBAN number.
Why can’t I draw out all my money?
There is a difference between total balance and available balance. If you have recently had money paid into your account, this needs to clear with the bank first. If you recently made payments from your account and the payment isn’t effecting your available balance yet, it will show on your complete or total balance.
The available balance on your account if you have an overdraft, will be different too. E.G. You have £500 in your account and a £300 overdraft, the total balance will show as £500, but the “available” amount will be £800.
I cancelled a Direct Debit, why is this still showing?
Direct Debits after being cancelled, will still show for at least 15 months – for your records. Don’t worry, the cancellation has taken place.
What is the customer number for digital banking?
This will be the number you were issued with when you first registered for digital banking (online banking). It is a 10 digit number that starts with your date of birth.
How do I make a payment to my RBS credit card, with digital banking?
Log onto your account and follow these steps:
- From the menu on the left, choose “Payments and Transfers”
- Under the “Make a payment or transfer” menu, choose “Make a payment or transfer”
- Choose the account you want to make a payment from
- Select the credit card account from the drop-down menu
- Use the credit card number as a reference
- Choose the amount and date
- Hit “Next”
- Double check the details and click “confirm”