Ordering Methods

There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help.

Branch Network

Quality products, great prices - for all your needs.

Production Packaging

We supply parts in industry standard packaging types

Your local Branch

Click region and select your local branch from the list

Large Orders

If you have a large order, we can help you reduce the cost.

Forward Orders

Schedule orders to be delivered on different dates

Quotes Online

Manage and request your quotes online

Extended Range

Even if we don't stock it, we'll do our best to source it for you.

Purchasing Manager

Manage your company buying across multiple users with our system


There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help

Export Orders

Hassle free export from the UK

Delivery Methods

Get your order when you want it

Parcel Tracking

Track your order's progress

Product Returns

Return your purchase for a replacement or refund

My Account

Manage your order, quotes, track parcels, update details and more

Account Opening

Open an RS cash or credit account

Invoice & Payment

Keep track of all your invoices and payments

Consolidated Monthly Summary

Summarise all your RS account activity per month


Improve purchasing efficiency with seamless system-to-system invoicing


Maintain compliance and ensure the accuracy of your measurements.

RS Product Support

We’ve got a wealth of experience and knowledge for the support you need


Online community of technical experts and free design tools

Environmental Services

We've got a range of services to suit your needs

Account Opening

Open an Account

It's easy – just follow the links

What is it?

Open a cash or credit account – or use our guest checkout for a one-off order and get automatically registered.

  • Cash account: available immediately; you can pay by credit card, debit card or cash (only at trade counters)
  • Credit account: complete this form to open a new RS credit account
  • Guest checkout: purchase products without logging in or having to go through the registration process.

Already have an RS account?
Register and activate your existing account online. At step 1 of registration, enter your contact number, 'sold to' or 'ship to' number and company name.

You can also contact the team on 08457 201201

How does it help me?

  • Flexibility: choose a payment method to suit your business and cash flow needs
  • Increased efficiency: use your My Account pages to track your orders, arrange returns, ask for copy invoices, and manage the history of all your quotes and orders
  • Improved cash flow: if you choose a credit account.

Apply for a credit account now

I want to set up a credit account.

Then you've come to the right page...

Create an account now, and you're all set to order products as and when you need them.

Just fill in the form below and email it to us. We'll get back to you as soon as we've set up your account, and then you're ready to go.

Thank you for completing our account application form

You will be contacted by your personal New Business Advisor within 24 hours to guide you through your first steps with RS.

Company details

Please complete the fields and click 'Send request'.

Fields marked with * must be completed

* Company name Fax no.
* Address line 1 Mobile no.
* Address line 2 * E-mail address
Address line 3 * Title
Address line 4 * First name
* Postcode * Surname
* Telephone no. * Job title

Invoice address (if different to above)

Address line 1
Address line 2
Address line 3
Address line 4


Nature of business

* Type of company


Are you a Limited Company or PLC?

If yes - please give Company registration no.
If a member of a group, please give name of group

Please click here if you are a Partnership or Sole Trader

If Partnership or Sole Trader please complete the address information below

* Proprietor's name
* Date of Birth
* Proprietor's Address
* How long have you been registered at this address  years
If less than 3 years, please give previous address
If you have a business partner please provide details
* Account Type (at least one must be selected)

Account preference Credit (payment by the 20th of month following the month in which the products are despatched)
Variable Direct Debit (if you wish to pay by Variable Direct Debit further information will follow)

Bank details
Sort code
Account no.

I declare that the information provided by me on this form is true and accurate. Credit account facilities will be considered for businesses with regular monthly purchasing requirements. Availability of credit is subject to status and is only available to persons aged 18 or over. The information provided on this form could be used for credit checking purposes by a credit reference agency. All sales are subject to RS Components Ltd Conditions of Sales.

Please be aware that if your company name is longer than 35 characters we will abbreviate it accordingly.

*  I have read, understood and accept the Terms and Conditions of Sale  

Would you like to receive an RS Catalogue? Yes  No

Need to place an order today?

Your new account will not be ready to use online until the next working day. If you wish to place an order today for delivery tomorrow click here to complete the form and a member of our team will contact you.

Your order No.
Stock No. Quantity Description