Fund & Share Account charges and interest rates
|Set up cost||No charge|
|Cash payments in||No charge|
|Transfers in||No charge|
|Cash withdrawals||No charge|
|Dividend or interest collection||No charge|
|Income payments||No charge|
|Inactivity charge||No charge|
Annual management charges
This charge applies to each Vantage account separately. It is tiered within bands: 0.45% per annum on the first £250,000 of funds; 0.25% for funds between £250,000 and £1m; 0.1% for funds between £1m and £2m, and no charge on the value of funds over £2m.
|£0 - £250,000||0.45%|
|£250,000 to £1m||0.25%|
|£1m to £2m||0.10%|
|Shares, investment trusts, ETFs, gilts & bonds||No charge|
|Note: The investments you choose may have their own initial and annual charges and a bid offer spread. Hargreaves Lansdown receives commission from some fund groups for arranging and administering your investments. Details are available in our key features document, the trading pages of our website and on our contract notes.|
Dealing charges (per deal)
|Online, phone and post dealing
(unit trusts and OEICs)
We also offer up to a 5.5% saving on the initial charges made by the fund manager
|Online and mobile app
(shares, exchange traded funds
and investment trusts)
|Deals previous month||Dealing charge|
|0 - 9 deals||£11.95|
|10 - 19 deals||£8.95|
|20 or more deals||£5.95|
|The online share dealing charge is determined by the number of deals you placed in the previous calendar month. The tariff you pay in August, for example, will depend on the number of share deals you place in July, and we count deals placed across all the Vantage accounts held under the same client number.|
|Phone and post dealing||1% (£20 minimum, £50 maximum)
Please note: residual stocks, bonds, gilts, VCTs and PIBS can only be dealt over the phone.
|Share dividend reinvestment||1% (£10 minimum, £50 maximum) |
In each account, if you choose automatic reinvestment, any dividends you receive will be reinvested once they reach £200 per share holding.
|Equity regular savings||£1.50 per stock per month |
Available on FTSE 350 shares and selected investment trusts subject to a minimum of £50 per stock per month.
Government taxes and levies (per deal)
|UK Stamp duty||0.5% on purchases of UK shares (rounded up to the nearest £5 for residual shares)|
|PTM (Panel on Takeovers & Mergers)||£1 on UK share deals over £10,000|
|Irish Stamp duty||1% on purchases of Irish shares|
|French Financial Transactions Tax||0.2% on purchases of French shares|
|Italian Financial Transactions Tax||0.12% on purchases of Italian shares|
Overseas share dealing foreign exchange rates
Overseas shares covered by the Hargreaves Lansdown Overseas Share Dealing Service are traded at our standard rates (above) and can be traded online, by phone or post. They will be dealt at the overseas market price and converted into sterling by a UK based market maker. The foreign exchange rate used will be based on the prevailing interbank exchange rate to which the market maker will add an additional spread, dependent on the size of the deal.
|Value of trade||Additional spread|
|£0 - £9,999||1.70%|
|£10,000 - £24,999||1.50%|
|£25,000 - £49,999||1.25%|
|£50,000 - £99,999||1.00%|
|£100,000 - £199,999||0.75%|
|£200,000 - £349,999||0.50%|
|Account closure fee||£25 + VAT |
(from 2 June only, no charge prior to 2 June)
|Internal cash transfer between accounts||No charge|
|Cash withdrawals by BACS, Faster Payment
|Cash withdrawals by CHAPS and
|Transfer out (as cash)||£25 |
(from 2 June only, no charge prior to 2 June)
|Transfer out (as stock)||£25 per holding|
|Limit orders (placed online)||No charge|
|Limit orders (placed by telephone)||£10 per deal|
|Automated sales to cover charges:
(selling fund units or shares to meet fees)
|£1.50 per deal|
|Arranging death benefits:||£295 + VAT|
|Probate valuation:||£30 + VAT per stock
(min £100 + VAT,
max £500 + VAT)
|6 monthly statement and valuation (paperless):||No charge|
|6 monthly statement and valuation (paper):||£10 + VAT per statement & valuation|
(Where we are required to seek
and act on your instructions)
|£10 + VAT per instruction|
We make it as easy as possible by collecting fees automatically from your account. If we cannot collect fees from cash held on your account we write to you explaining your options. If you fail to respond we may sell investments to cover your outstanding fees in which case separate fees described in our terms and conditions may apply.
Other charges may apply in specific circumstances - see the Terms & Conditions for details.
Cash held within the Vantage Fund & Share Account
If you're unsure where to invest or just want to sit out of the market, you can hold cash within your Vantage Fund & Share Account.
- No up-front or annual running costs to hold cash.
- You can receive a variable rate of interest.
Low cost fund &
Deal shares online from just £5.95 per deal and save up to 5.5% on funds.
Please remember that the value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. If you are unsure of the suitability of your investment please seek advice.