Direct ISA

Save up to £20,000 without paying a penny in tax on the interest.

Essentials at a glance

What's the interest rate?
3.00% tax-free/AER, variable
Can you take money out?
Yes: no notice and no penalty
Will you pay tax?
No: this account is totally tax-free
What's the min. to pay in?
What's the max. to pay in?
£20,000 in the 2024/25 tax year

Great for you if …

  • You want to make the most of tax-free saving
  • You want to use your ISA online or by phone
  • You are aged 18 or over

Not for you if …

  • You want to invest your full allowance in a stocks and shares ISA or an innovative finance ISA
  • You want to manage your account by post
  • You want to transfer in ISA investments from another provider
  • You want a flexible ISA

Direct ISA FAQs

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Be sure to check our FAQs first, then we'll show you the Direct ISA summary box and customer agreement before you apply.

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