Preparing to switch

List all of the payments that will come into your new account and go out of it.

To do this:

  • review your bank statements for the last 12 months
    • make a list of your regular and recurring payments coming in and going out of your account
      • note the date each payment comes in and out of your account. This will help you pick a date to switch when your activity is at its lowest
      • note what type of payment it is, for example, direct debit, standing order, salary
  • you can also ask your current provider for a list of your direct debits and standing orders

Did you know?

Central Bank rules require that your new and old providers support you to move your account.

List all of your incoming payments, including

  • salary
  • social welfare
  • occupational pension
  • private pension
  • rental income
  • child and family maintenance

List your outgoing payments by type, including

Last updated on 19 July 2022