Getting started with TD Direct Investing

Welcome to the TD Direct Investing Welcome Centre where you'll find all of the information you need to help you on your investment journey

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Tools, apps and services to help make your investment decisions

Important information

As is always the case when you invest, the value of your investments may go down as well as up so you may not get back all the money that you put in.

We offer our services on an execution-only basis with opinions provided by TD Direct Investing or one of our partners in some circumstances on whether to buy a specific investment. Please note that none of the opinions we provide are a personal recommendation, which means we have not assessed your investing knowledge and experience, your financial situation or your investment objectives. If you're unsure whether transferring is right for you, you should speak to an independent financial adviser.

Mobile apps

With our apps you get fast, secure access to your TD Direct Investing accounts, so you can monitor your portfolio, research investments and trade, even when you're on the move.

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Investment and market news

Read breaking market news, or catch up on what we have to say about the latest economic events and investment trends.

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Lowest share dealing rate

Trade on our lowest £5.95 online share dealing rate for the first three months. After three months you'll switch to our standard charges for online share dealing. See our rates & charges.

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A world of investment choices

You can choose between UK and International shares, ETFs, Investment Funds, Bonds, and Investment Trusts - and invest in a Trading Account, Stock and Shares ISA, Junior ISA or SIPP.

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Direct access to international markets

Access the main world exchanges through one account and trade popular shares like Apple and Microsoft with our multi-currency foreign exchange services. 

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IPOs, Share Offers and New Issues

We have been involved in most of the recent major equity and investment trust IPOs and share offers.

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Research tools to find new opportunities

Access expert, unbiased information to help you make confident investment decisions, like Quick Start Funds, Recommended Funds, Daily Trading Ideas and stock reports.

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Support when you need it most

Use the wealth of knowledge in our online help centre to get you up and running. Customer Services are available on Twitter, as well as online and by phone when the main markets are open.

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Dividend reinvestment

Automatically reinvest dividends on eligible FTSE 350 stocks for £1.50 at the click of a button,. Please note that Stamp Duty and PTM levy will be charges on this reinvestment if applicable.

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Live market news

Live market news provided by Alliance News offering minute by minute updates. Use this tool to search for individual company news, or to support trading ideas.

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Price alerts

Set up to 10 free price alerts at a level you determine. If your target price is reached, we'll send you an email or text message to let you know, but please remember this isn't a guaranteed service. Find out more by logging in.

Login   > Accounts > Alerts

Order types

Market, limit, stop loss and fill or kill order types help you keep control of your investments when you can't constantly monitor share prices. By setting the required specifications your trade will be automatically dealt on a best endevours basis and not guaranteed. 

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What you need to know

How to fund your account

The easiest way to fund your account is by debit card.

Where to look?

Login > Payments/Transfers > Fund my Account

Transfer existing shares and funds

Transferring your shares to us from another provider is easy, simply complete the appropriate form and we'll take care of the rest. You can also track the progress of your transfer with our online transfer tracking tool.

Where to look?

Login > Payments/Transfers > Track my Transfer

Stocks and shares ISA transfers

If you already have an ISA with us download our stocks & shares ISA transfer form. If you have any other TD Direct Investing account, and want to open an ISA with us, you can do so by logging in.

Where to look?

Login > Products/Services > Open New Account

More information about transferring an ISA

Password help

Having trouble logging in? 

Launch the Login screen from our homepage, select ‘Forgotten Username’ or ‘Forgotten Password?’ and complete the on-screen steps. 

If you know your password, but want to change it

  1. Login to your account
  2. My Profile
  3. Your Security Settings
  4. Update Account Login Password

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Contact us

Help Centre

Have you checked our comprehensive Help Centre? The answers to most questions can be found there - if you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch.

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Email Us

You can contact us using our secure email service for general enquiries.

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Write to Us

Customer Resolution
TD Direct Investing (Europe) Limited,
Exchange Court,
Duncombe Street,

Call Us

Call us to place trading instructions, password requests and to make changes to your account details.

From the UK: 0345 607 6001
From overseas: +44 113 346 2309

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 07:30 - 21:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 15:00
Sunday: Closed