Student Current Account | No Maintenance Fees - Link Credit Union Ltd
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Student Current Account


Our new Current Account gives you instant access to your money through our Mastercard® Debit Card which is accepted worldwide, a secure app and online portal, mobile functionality, and best of all, there’s free day-to-day banking for Students!

There are no maintenance fees on the Current Account for Students who are enrolling or currently enrolled in full-time third-level education (evidence of your enrolment is required on an annual basis).

Members aged 13 – 15 years can open a Current Account, with parental consent. There will be no maintenance fees applied to these accounts, while the applicant is in full time education.

You also get access to Mastercard® Priceless Cities with digital experiences like free yoga classes and priority access to sporting and music events. Check out the priceless website here.

If you are a member over 16 years of age you can apply in minutes through our online banking portal.

Apple, Google and Fitbit pay
Apple, Google and Fitbit pay
Modern, secure and  free contactless payments
Modern, secure and free contactless payments
Link Credit Union app
Link Credit Union app

To apply click on the button below.

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Apple, Fitbit and Google pay
Apple, Fitbit and Google pay

Modern, secure and free contactless payments.

Use a digital wallet with Apple Pay, Google Pay and Fitbit Pay and you can pay instantly and securely with your mobile or smartwatch
To set up Apple or Google pay, just download the app by clicking the relevant button below and follow the instructions as directed

To set up Fitbit pay, download the Fitbit app on your phone, add your card details and use anywhere you see the contactless payment sign.

Link Credit Union App
Link Credit Union App

Online banking has reached a new level at Link Credit Union. A full suite of online services is available to you at your fingertips through our easy and secure Mobile App. The new app will make your day-to-day banking experience more convenient and easily accessible from your smart phone or device anytime, anywhere.

All Link Credit Union online services are compliant with PSD2. Please ensure you have provided the Credit Union with your mobile phone number so the One Time Passcode can be issued, to validate online payments.

Install the app by clicking on the relevant button below.

Some of the services available on the App:

  • Login with biometrics feature through facial recognition or thumb print
  • Check your balance
  • Apply for a Student Loan or Current Account
  • Transfer money to friends
Important Information

In order to open a Student Current Account and avail of a fee concession, you must be aged 16 – 25 years, resident in the Republic of Ireland and in full time education.

If you are 13-15 years of age, you must call into one of our offices, with a parent/guardian to sign a parental consent form. You can download this form here The Parent must bring Proof of ID and Proof of Address along with you

Fees and charges apply for using your Debit Card for purchases and cash withdrawals in a foreign currency. Terms and Conditions apply. For overdrafts and loans, you must be 18 years or older. Lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. A parental/guardian guarantee may be required.

Joint account members, 13-15 year-old members and non-members can refer below for alternative options to open their Current Account.

Mastercard is a registered trademark and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. This card is issued by Transact Payments Malta Limited pursuant to licence by Mastercard International.

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Alternatively, if you wish to talk to a member of staff regarding opening a Current Account. You can contact us by email or give us a call.