Credit Cards – Personal Banking | Ulster Bank

Our range of credit cards

Looking for a credit card?

See our range of cards, compare benefits and decide if we have the right one for you

Lending criteria, terms and conditions apply.

Classic Credit Card

Enjoy 3.9% p.a. (fixed) on balance transfers for 12 months

  • Three months interest-free on purchases.
  • Transfer balances from up to five credit cards.
  • No balance transfer fee.
  • Add an additional cardholder and pay just one annual Government Stamp Duty fee.
  • Manage your card from anywhere in the world, set up a travel plan or lock and unlock your card in our user friendly mobile app.

Representative Example                                                                                                       

Interest rate

17.9%

p.a. (variable)

Representative APR

22.7%

(variable)

Assumed credit limit

€1,500

Government Stamp Duty

€30

APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is based on purchases and is inclusive of Government Stamp Duty of €30. Assuming a credit limit of €1,500, if you make 12 equal monthly repayments, the total amount you will have to repay is €1,665.04. This includes €135.04 in interest and the €30 Government Stamp Duty.

Your actual credit limit may vary depending on our credit assessment of you.

  To apply, you must be a Republic of Ireland resident, aged 18+. Subject to status and conditions.  App available on most smartphones to customers with Anytime Internet Banking and a Republic of Ireland or international mobile number in specific countries. 

 

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Black Credit Card

Enjoy 0% p.a. (fixed) on balance transfers for 12 months

  • Six months interest free on purchases.
  • No balance transfer fee.
  • Add an additional cardholder and pay just one annual Government Stamp Duty fee.
  • Manage your card from anywhere in the world, set up a travel plan or lock and unlock your card in our user friendly mobile app.
  • No foreign transaction charges on non Euro purchases or cash advances  (1.5% cash handling fee still applies to cash advances).

Representative Example                                                                                                       

Interest rate

13.9%

p.a. (variable)

Representative APR

16.1%

(variable)

Assumed credit limit

€3,000

Government Stamp Duty

€30

APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is based on purchases and is inclusive of Government Stamp Duty of €30. Assuming credit of €3,000, repaid in 12 equal monthly payments, the total amount you will have to repay is €3,242.75. This includes €212.75 in interest and the €30 Government Stamp Duty.

Your actual credit limit may vary depending on our credit assessment of you.

  To apply, you must be a Republic of Ireland resident, aged 18+, earning at least €40,000 per year. Subject to status and conditions. App available on most smartphones to customers with Anytime Internet Banking and a Republic of Ireland or international mobile number in specific countries. 

 

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Student Credit Card

No annual fee or balance transfer fee

  • Build a credit profile for future borrowing.
  • Manage your card from anywhere in the world, set up a travel plan or lock and unlock your card in our user friendly mobile app.

Representative Example                                                                                                       

Interest rate

17.9%

p.a. (variable)

Representative APR

35.0%

(variable)

Assumed credit limit

€450

Government Stamp Duty

€30

APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is based on purchases and is inclusive of Government Stamp Duty of €30. Assuming a credit limit of €450, if you make 12 equal monthly repayments, the total amount you will have to repay is €520.51. This includes €40.51 in interest.

Your actual credit limit may vary depending on our credit assessment of you.

  To apply, you must be a Republic of Ireland resident, aged 18+ and have an Ulster Bank Student Account. Subject to status and conditions.  App available on most smartphones to customers with Anytime Internet Banking and a Republic of Ireland or international mobile number in specific countries. 

 

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Balance transfers

You can transfer up to 95% of your credit card balance to the Classic, Black or Student credit cards (minimum €100). No Balance Transfer fee applies.

 Find out how to transfer a balance

Approval for a balance transfer is available once your application has been accepted.  The amount that we can process will depend on the allocated credit limit. If your credit limit is insufficient to process all of your requests, we will action them in the order in which you have provided them to us. You may not transfer the balance from another Ulster Bank credit card. We may end any introductory offer, including any balance transfer offer, if you do not pay on time or stay within your credit limit

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Frequently asked questions

How to apply for a credit card

 

 

Decide which type of credit card best meets your needs.

To apply, you must be aged 18+ and a resident in the Republic of Ireland. 

Complete an online application.

You'll need to know your address details for the last three year, your income and employment details and your bank account number and sort code.

Once your application has been processed, and if it is approved, we aim to get your new card to you within 5-7 working days. 

Other ways we can help

Our Guide to Credit Cards

For information on credit card interest, balance transfers, store cards and keeping your credit card safe, as well as useful tips about how to use it.

Credit cards guide

Manage your existing credit card

Find out how to make a payment, view your transactions, change your credit card and more. It's all here in one handy place.

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