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Check to see if your business could be eligible

Answer a few questions to see if you might be eligible for a loan under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

Have you lost trade or been adversely affected as a result of coronavirus?
Can you show that your business would've been able to afford this lending prior to the coronavirus outbreak? For example, with your financial accounts.
Are you a UK-based business, with a total annual group turnover of no more than £45 million?
Are you looking for business funding of between £25,001 to £5 million?
Is your business subject to collections or collective insolvency proceedings?

Unfortunately you won't be able to apply

Are you looking for business funding through either a business loan or an overdraft?

Your business could be eligible for lending under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The quickest way to apply is online. You'll need to apply for one of our loan products using the normal application process. See our loan and finance options.

If you have a dedicated relationship manager, get in touch with them first. Otherwise, Call us on 0345 711 4477 (+44 870 511 4477 from overseas) or 18001 0345 711 4477 for Relay UK. Please bear in mind wait times will be much longer than normal. 

While our call centres are open 24/7 for basic banking inquiries, for lending and other specialist business services, we can only provide guidance from 9am to 5pm. 

You won't be able to apply for other forms of lending under CBILS

The scheme currently supports lending via business loans or overdrafts. 

Read about what government support is available on our government schemes page.

If you have an existing loan and bank with us, you could apply for a Capital Repayment holiday.

Your application won't be eligible under CBILS

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is available for lending of up to £5 million. If you need to borrow less than £25,001, take a look at your options here.

Your business won't be eligible under CBILS

The scheme isn't available for non-UK-based businesses or those with an annual turnover of more than £45 million.

Contact your Relationship Manager for advice and support. You can read more about the government's support package here.

If your business was in financial difficulty before the outbreak, you won't be eligible for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

You're unlikely to qualify for a loan under CBILS