Children’s current accounts are usually only available to children aged between 11 and 18, and some banks may only offer them to children aged 16 or older.
This is different to children’s savings accounts, which most banks and building societies will let you open for children aged seven and up.
Can you open a bank account under 18?
Simply open an account with at least one adult as an account holder. That account can be a plain-vanilla joint account or an account designed for the under-18 crowd. Most accounts marketed as “bank accounts for kids” come in the form of joint accounts, although they go by different names: Youth Savings Accounts.
Can a 17 year old open a bank account without a parent?
Since you’re under the age of 18, if you are interested in opening the account with a parent or guardian, they will want to bring a valid form of identification such as a State License, State ID or Passport and their Social Security number to open the account. Joint accounts may only be opened at a TD Bank location.29 Jan 2015
Can I open a bank account at 16?
Your child is eligible to open a Citizens Bank Student Checking account when they turn 16 years old, but age requirements vary from bank to bank.
Can a 10 year old have a debit card?
If a 10 or 11 year old wants a debit card, he or she is going to have to ask his or her parents. They will have to create the kid’s bank account if possible. Usually, anyone under the age of 18 cannot open banking accounts. A ten year old can get a debit card!