What does the Trading ISA offer?
Looking to invest tax efficiently for a life goal? You can protect the growth of your investments from Capital Gains Tax with a self-select stocks and shares ISA. There's no need to declare any income from them on your UK tax return.
What can I invest in ?
AIM listed shares now available:
New rules from 5th August 2013 mean that Alternative Investment Market (AIM) listed stocks can be held in a stocks and shares ISA. Find out more >
Our stocks and shares ISA puts you in control of where and when you invest and offers you a wide range of investment options, including UK and international shares and a comprehensive range of funds.
What are the benefits of a Trading ISA?
£0 yearly account administration fee for ISAs with a balance of £5,100 or over (terms apply†)
Control when and where you invest, whether it's in UK or international stocks and shares
Access a wide range of professionally managed funds
Our shareholder rights service lets you vote and receive shareholder information
Dividend reinvestment means you can automatically reinvest dividends received on eligible UK FTSE 350 stocks
How do I manage my investments?
If you choose to invest in our stocks and shares ISA you can control when, where and how much you want to invest through our award-winning platform:
Your investments at your fingertips
What you need to know before you open an account
Please make sure that you have read and understood all of the relevant documentation below.
Further details are also available in the Terms of Service which you should refer to before applying for an account
All investments carry a varying degree of risk. It's important that you understand the nature and risks of the different investments available through TD Direct Investing. You may not get back the money you invest and you should not view the past performance of investments as a guide to their future performance. Read more about the risks of investing.
Your money and investments
Before applying for an account it is important you understand how your money and investments will be held and the investor protection schemes that apply. We will hold your money in accordance with the FSA's client money rules and we may pool your investment with those of other customers. Read more about how we will hold your money and investments.
Conflicts of interest
We have a conflicts of interest policy that identifies circumstances that constitute, or may give rise to, conflicts of interest which pose material risk of damage to one or more of our customers. Read more about our conflicts of interest policy.
Summary of charges
Trading commissions start from £5.95 depending on how often you trade. Our standard online rate is £12.50 and it will cost more for trades on non-UK markets.
If you hold funds a platform fee will apply. If you move your stock, closure fees and transfer out charges will apply. See our Rate Card for full details.
How do I apply for an account with TD Direct Investing?
New to TD?
If you are not already a TD client click on the Apply online button to open a stocks and shares ISA.
Call 0800 138 1900
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Have a single account with TD but not an ISA?Login
Once logged in go to Account Administration and Account Upgrades and follow the online instructions to apply for a stocks & shares ISA.
If you have an account with TD that you share with someone, please follow the instructions for 'New to TD'.