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Transfer Junior ISAs and Child Trust Funds

Transferring cash and investments into our Junior ISA

With investment, your capital is at risk.

Transfer existing Junior ISAs into the Bestinvest Junior ISA here. If your child has a Child Trust Fund you can also transfer this to start taking advantage of a wider range of investment options. Whichever account your child has, transferring will not use up their annual Junior ISA allowance.

Frequently asked questions

A parent or guardian can open and manage a Junior ISA until the child turns 16, at which point the child can take control of the account.  The child cannot withdraw funds until the age of 18.  Anyone can contribute into a Junior ISA, making them a great option for grandparents, other family and friends.

No, it’s free to transfer ISAs to Bestinvest. One of the many benefits of consolidating your ISAs in our Stocks & Shares ISA is that we also pay up to £500 for exit fees applied by your existing provider (subject to terms and conditions).


This can vary from provider to provider, but you can rest assured that we will work closely with your current providers to ensure that your Junior ISA transfer is completed as quickly as possible.

In general, with our electronic transfers, existing Junior ISAs and Child Trust Funds can be transferred to a Bestinvest Junior ISA in just one week. Faster transfer times mean there is less time spent out of the market. But some providers still require manual transfers – these can take up to eight weeks to complete.

Speak to an expert

Our friendly team can help with any concerns you have about transferring Junior ISAs and Child Trust Funds

Call usCall us on 020 7189 9999

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