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Open Stocks and Shares ISA

  • You wouldn't pay full price if you could get a better offer...

    ...so why do it with your investments? 

    We beat 3 out of 4 London Stock Exchange quotes, 

    so your money can go further.

    Open an ISA today

Open a Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA in minutes

Benefits of a Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA

  • We beat 3 out of 4 London Stock Exchange quotes, helping your money go further
  • The more you trade, the less you pay with our frequent trader rate
  • We give you the tools to make smart investment decisions 
  • We're part of Equiniti Group PLC, a FTSE 250 company. So you can be confident your money is safe with us

How to open an ISA with us

It's simple, hassle free and takes less than 10 minutes

  • Log into your Selftrade account
  • Open an ISA from your dashboard
  • Once you have opened an ISA you can top it up via bank transfer or debit card, as well as transfer existing ISAs into your Selftrade ISA

Start investing tax-free today with...

  • No capital gains tax on profits or any additional income tax
  • Access a wide range of investments both in the UK and overseas
  • Invest up to £20,000 per tax year
  • Your money can be accessed any time

Why choose a Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA?

Great value

We’re committed to providing you with a market leading DIY investment platform, and we understand that you only want to pay for what you use, and not for items you don’t.

  • We are completely impartial and are not incentivised by anyone to sell any particular investment type to you
  • We do not provide advice so we don’t charge you for it
  • Fee discounts for frequent traders

We also offer a range of free tools to help you compare and decide what to invest in your ISA.

And this is all part of our service, as standard, at no extra cost.

Making a Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA great value.

Simple and hassle free

Transferring from a Cash or a Stocks and Shares ISA

If you haven't already got an ISA with us, you'll need to open one before you can log in to your account and transfer an ISA.

Once you have an account, transferring money and/or investments from another ISA provider into your Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA is simple and hassle free and can take less than 10 minutes to arrange.

  1. Download and complete the relevant form
  2. Return the completed form to us
  3. We’ll take care of the transfer from your old provider to your new Selftrade Stocks and Shares ISA. This may take 2-8 week from date of receipt, before you see the money or investments in your account.

ISA Transfer in form

As easy as one, two, three

Depositing money from savings/current account

Once you have opened an account you can deposit money or top up your ISA in minutes using your debit card or direct bank transfer. 

  1. Log in to your Selftrade account
  2. From your dashboard, select Top up
  3. Use your debit card to top up instantly or easily set up a bank transfer from your nominated bank account

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Protecting your investments

We are part of Equiniti Group PLC, a FTSE 250 company that is trusted by 60% of the top 100 UK companies for 25 million people. We are part of Equiniti Group PLC, a FTSE 250 company that is trusted by 60% of the top 100 UK companies for 25 million people.

We hold your money and investments safely and separately from our own assets. Your cash and investments belong to you and not anyone else and are easily identifiable from our own assets and the investments of other customers. So you can be confident that your money is safe with us.

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

What can I invest in?

A Stocks and Shares ISA enables you to invest in some of the world's biggest companies with minimum effort.

Either hand-pick your own investments from our wide range of shares, bonds or choose ready-made investments such as trusts and funds. Browse our 'Find Investments' section to research and select investments that meet your investing goals. Alternatively view our ETF Select 100 and Mutual Fund Select List, where our independent partners have already done the research and narrowed the investment choices for you.

ETF Select 100 Mutual Fund Select

Benefits of a Stocks & Shares ISA

  • Potential to outperform cash

    Although there are no guarantees, over the long-term, stocks and shares have shown to perform better than cash.

  • Tax advantages

    With a Stocks and Shares ISA you won’t pay Capital Gains Tax on any profits you make. All dividends are tax-free, too.

     

  • Easy access

    You don’t need a lot to get going – just a few pounds is all you need and you can access your money whenever you want – it’s not locked away.

     

  • Flexible investing

    You will have access a wide range of investments which include some of the biggest companies from around the globe.

     

  • Potential to outperform cash

    Although there are no guarantees, over the long-term, stocks and shares have shown to perform better than cash.

  • Tax advantages

    With a Stocks and Shares ISA you won’t pay Capital Gains Tax on any profits you make. All dividends are tax-free, too.

     

  • Easy access

    You don’t need a lot to get going – just a few pounds is all you need and you can access your money whenever you want – it’s not locked away.

     

  • Flexible investing

    You will have access a wide range of investments which include some of the biggest companies from around the globe.

     

Open a Stocks and Shares ISA today

I’ve still got questions!

We’re on hand to help at our Customer Experience Centre on 0345 0700 720