Before you can transfer your Credit Card balance and move your Savings you will first need to open a PTSB current account and a Deposit/Savings account. We have put together a handy step by step guide below.
To keep things official, there are just a few documents we will need from you.
For both products
For Credit Card:
Please see here for more information on each of these required documents.
Please Note: not all applications are the same and additional information may be required in certain circumstances. We’ll let you know as soon as possible if we require further information.
Warning: If you do not meet the repayments on your loan, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, which may limit your ability to access credit, a hire- purchase agreement, a consumer-hire agreement or a BNPL agreement in the future.
If you are not registered for Open24 Online Banking or not yet a PTSB customer, you can make an appointment in any of our branches and submit your application with one of our team.
Call us on 0818 50 24 24 to make an appointment.
You will have to enter your PPSN when submitting your application in-app or provide it to us if applying over the phone or in branch. If we already have it on file, you will not have to provide it to us again. If approved, you will need to provide us with proof of your PPSN.
Please note: We cannot accept your Public Service card as proof of PPSN.
Find out more about documents we can accept.
Once you are registered for Open24 Online Banking, you can select the “Credit Card Application” icon on the PTSB app and follow the instructions to submit your application.Log in to Open24
If you are an existing PTSB customer, you can call us on 0818 837 408 or 01 212 4022 and we can do your application with you over the phone.
*Government Stamp Duty of €30 applies to Credit Cards annually.
We have a number of different accounts available, we have detailed which can be opened in branch and online when you are registered for Open24, below.
You can only open the following Accounts by attending one of our branches. They cannot be opened online or in-app.
With a Demand Deposit Account, you can lodge monthly payments, lump sums, or both.
With a 21 Day Notice Regular Saver Account, you choose the amount you want to save each month.
If you have a lump sum you do not need access to in the near future, a Fixed Term Deposit Account may be a suitable option.
To apply for any of the Deposit Accounts listed above, please call us on 0818 837 408 or 01 212 4022 to make an appointment.
The following Saver account options can only be opened when you are logged into your Open24 online banking on a desktop/laptop. They cannot be opened in-app or branch.
Access your online savings instantly with the PTSB Online Instant Access Account.Log in to Open24
Save as much or as little as you want with the PTSB Online Regular Saver Account.Log in to Open24
If you apply in-app, and we require any documents in order to progress your application we will ask you to upload them and provide you with a link. We will update you on your application via SMS. If we need to confirm anything with you, we will contact you by phone so keep an eye out for our call.
We will call you on 01 0212 4251.
If we cannot reach you, we will send you a SMS.
We will never ask for personal information via SMS or include a link within the SMS for you to click.
We will not make unsolicited calls and ask for security information or security passcodes.
Once you are approved for your Credit Card, you can then request a Balance transfer. You can call us on 0818 837 408 or 01 212 4022 to apply.
You will need to provide us with:
Find out more about the ICE Visa Credit Card.
Once the Balance Transfer is complete, you need to contact your old provider to close your Credit Card account.
Once you have moved your savings to your new Deposit/Saver account, you can then close your old account.
If after receiving your application and providing all your documents, your application is not approved, we will ring you to let you know and explain why.
What will my credit limit be?
A credit limit is the maximum limit that you can spend on your card. You will be asked when completing your application for the amount you want to apply for. Your credit limit will vary based on your income and other borrowing commitments that you have.
We’ll let you know what your limit is when we approve your application. The minimum credit limit you can apply for is €1,000 and the maximum is €30,000.
Can I open a joint Credit Card?
No, PTSB do not offer joint Credit Cards, however you can add an “authorised” user to your Credit Card account.
How do I add an authorised user?
You can nominate another person to be an authorised user on your Visa Credit Card account. They’ll get a card and will be able to use your account.
You will have to attend the branch with the person you want to add as an authorised user, you can make an appointment by contacting us on 0818 50 24 24, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) 9am to 5pm and 10am -2pm Saturday and Sunday.
You’ll be referred to as the “Primary Cardholder” or “Principal Cardholder” with the authorised user referred to as the “Secondary Cardholder” or “Authorised User.”
The Authorised User shares the credit limit that you’ve been assigned. They are not given an additional limit.
We issue only one monthly statement per account – this will show both the name of the Principal Cardholder and the Authorised User.
Authorised Users have restricted access to the Visa Credit Card account – they cannot request any changes to the account, apart from card cancellation and replacement.
The Principal Cardholder must activate the Authorised User’s card. Principal Cardholders can activate the card through their Open24 online banking. Please note that activating the Principal Cardholder’s card will automatically activate the Authorised User’s card.
How do I set up Apple Pay?
Getting set up is simple, click here for the steps on how to add your new card to Apple Pay.
How do I set up Google Pay?
How you set up Google Pay on your new card is outlined here.
Important to know: From February 2022, new Credit Card accounts will be automatically enrolled for eStatements, (some exclusions apply). You will receive an SMS each month advising that your Credit Card eStatement is available to view on your Open24 online banking. We will never include a link within the SMS for you to click.
Lending Criteria, Terms and Conditions apply.
What is your current outstanding balance? What is your current outstanding balance? This is the outstanding balance owed on your existing credit card that you intend to transfer across to the permanent tsb ICE Credit Card Close
What is your current purchase rate? What is your current purchase rate? This is the annual (nominal) purchase rate on your existing Credit Card. To find out the APR rate charged on purchases of your existing Credit Card please visit the National Consumer Agency website. Close
What are your intended monthly repayments? What are your intended monthly repayments? This is the amount you are intending to pay off your existing credit card balance each month over the next six month period. Close
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