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Transfer an isa to HL

Cashback Available now when you transfer
Terms apply

Breathe fresh life into your ISAs

Transfer your ISA now

Transfer your ISA now

Keep it simple - transfer your ISAs

You may want to have all your investments in one place, so they're easier to manage. Or perhaps you're looking to do more with your Cash ISA.

As a FTSE 100 company, we're already trusted by over one million clients. With us, you’ll have a secure home for your ISAs.

Luckily, transferring an ISA isn't difficult. Just let us know you'd like to transfer below and we'll take care of the rest.

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Which ISAs can I transfer?

You can transfer Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs to us.

Transferring doesn't count towards your ISA allowance.

It's free to transfer an ISA to us

Your current provider may charge exit fees though, so it’s worth checking with them first - we wouldn’t want you to lose money.

Also, if you’re transferring a fixed rate cash ISA, remember that if you leave before the end of the term, you may have to pay a fee.

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Receive £20 to £500 cashback

Transfer ISAs, pensions, funds or shares worth £5,000 or more to HL and we’ll give you between £20 - £500. The money is a thank you from us. It won’t come from your account or investments.

The more you transfer, the more you receive. Terms apply.

To automatically qualify you must apply by 17 December 2018. Need more time to decide? Let us know and we'll give you up to an extra three months to transfer ISAs, funds and shares, and six months for pension transfers.

You will receive your cashback after the offer closes and all your transfers complete. The money will be paid into your HL loyalty bonus account. To keep the cashback, all we ask is that you keep your account with us for at least a year.

You transfer We pay you
£5,000 - £24,999 £20
£25,000 - £49,999 £50
£50,000 - £99,999 £100
£100,000 - £149,999 £250
£150,000 or more £500

How to transfer

First, please read the key features (PDF), terms and conditions (PDF) (including tariff of charges) and important investment notes.

Transferring a Cash ISA

If you've got enough saved for a rainy day and are thinking about investing, it could be sensible to transfer a Cash ISA to a Stocks and Shares ISA.

Interest rates on Cash ISAs have been low for years, but with a Stocks and Shares ISA you have the opportunity to grow your money over the long term. Just remember, unlike cash, investments can fall as well as rise so you could lose money.

I want to transfer a Cash ISA

If you're a client, the fastest way to transfer your Cash ISA is online.

Alternatively you can return a transfer form by post. We’ll contact your provider to arrange the transfer for you.

Transferring a Stocks and Shares ISA

When you transfer you can choose whether you'd like to keep your investments, or sell them and invest the cash again later.

Transfer as is: We’ll move your investments and any cash exactly as they are. During the transfer you won’t be able to buy or sell investments.

Sell investments, then transfer: We’ll ask your provider to sell your ISA investments, then transfer the cash. You won’t lose or gain from market changes until you're invested again.

Whether you transfer investments or cash in an ISA, transferring doesn't count towards your ISA allowance.

I want to transfer a Stocks and Shares ISA

If you're a client, the fastest way to transfer a Stocks and Shares ISA is online.

Alternatively, send us a transfer form, and we'll contact your provider and arrange the transfer for you.

You can find a full list of all our transfer forms here.

Why HL?

  • Security - we're a FTSE 100 company, trusted by over one million clients
  • Care - if you ever need a hand, we answer our calls in just 21 seconds*
  • Ease - check your ISA online or with the HL app whenever you like
  • Expertise - investment ideas from our expert analysts

*Average Jul-Dec 2017

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New to investing?

Have a look at our Beginner’s Guide to Investing to find out about types of investments and how to get started.

Or download a Guide to ISAs to learn more about how ISAs work.

ISA transfer rules

Transferring your ISA is a simple process, but there are a few rules you might need to know.

How much of my ISA can I transfer?

You can move as much of your ISA from previous tax years as you like. However, if you’d like to transfer money you already put into your ISA this tax year, you’ll need to transfer all of this year’s pot together.

How long does it take to transfer?

It typically takes just over 3 weeks to transfer an ISA. We’ll contact your provider for you, and we’ll let you know when your HL Stocks and Shares ISA is open.

How does transferring affect my ISA allowance?

Transferring doesn’t count towards your ISA allowance, which is £20,000 in the 2018/2019 tax year. You can transfer an ISA at any time in the tax year.

Terms of the cashback offer - Autumn 2018

1. You’ll receive a cash amount between £20 and £500, depending on the amount you transfer, when you transfer to us at least £5,000 worth of an existing pension, ISA (excluding Junior ISAs and Child Trust Funds) or funds and shares into our HL SIPP, Stocks and Shares ISA, Lifetime ISA or Fund and Share Account from another provider, subject to these terms and conditions. Please be aware the following exclusions apply to this offer: (1) the lodgement of certificated shares will not qualify for the offer; (2) new money cash subscriptions into any HL account won’t qualify for the offer; (3) if the HL SIPP is your current workplace pension and you transfer previous pensions provided by your current employer, then the offer isn’t available for these transfers; (4) defined benefit/final salary pension transfers don’t qualify for the offer.

2. The offer doesn’t apply to investments already held in the HL service, or to switches or transfers between or within existing HL accounts or to income and interest received on any assets held in those accounts.

3. The offer is funded by Hargreaves Lansdown’s money. Don’t worry, the cash is not coming from your pension or investments. We intend to make the offer available until 17 December 2018. However, we reserve the right to remove or suspend this offer if necessary, including for legal or regulatory reasons or otherwise, by posting a notice on our website. If the offer closes early, all qualifying applications received up until this time will still be accepted.

4. The offer will only apply to cashback transfer forms coded TRV9K, TRV9L TRV9M, TRV9N, TRV9O, TRV9P, TRV9Q, OTK, OTMQ9, ITCB1, OTS, OTP, OTD, AWSS1, and AWSS2 received by us between 8 October 2018 and 17 December 2018. The application code should be found in the top right of a form. If transferring a pension for drawdown, you must include a note requesting cashback with your application to qualify. As long as we receive your transfer form within the offer period, even if the transfer itself isn’t completed until after the offer closes, you‘ll still qualify. If you need more time to decide whether you want to transfer to us, please let us know and we’ll extend this deadline for you (by up to three months for ISA, fund and share transfers, and six months for pension transfers). To request more time simply call our Helpdesk on 0117 900 9000 or email with your full name and address.

5. The cashback payment will be paid into your Loyalty Bonus Account after the offer has closed and within 1 month of completing your transfer, which will be determined by us. The Loyalty Bonus Account is separate from the HL ISA, Fund and Share Account, and SIPP. The cash can be kept in the Loyalty Bonus Account for fee collection, withdrawn or moved into whichever HL account you choose. If moved into an ISA or SIPP, it’ll count towards your annual allowance.

6. The value of your cashback will be based on the total value of transfers you make within the offer period (ISAs, funds, shares and pensions), not the value of each transfer. The values will be determined on the day we receive the proceeds for each. It isn’t possible to combine the value of transfers into accounts with different client numbers for the purpose of this offer. The maximum amount of cashback you can receive under this offer is £500.

7. We ask you keep your HL account(s) for one year. Please feel free to switch between investments and in or out of cash within your account, but if you decide to transfer away or close your account within 12 months of the date your transfer completes, then we reserve the right to reclaim the cashback paid. If cash is to be reclaimed then you’ll be notified and the cash will be taken within 7 days of the account closure or transfer.

8. We also reserve the right to determine how the cash offer is calculated. Therefore, if you’re unsure how your transfers will be treated under the terms of this offer, please contact us before you return your transfer form. By submitting a qualifying application, you agree to be bound by the terms of this offer. The terms are governed by the laws of England and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

9. The offer can’t be used in conjunction with any other transfer offer.