Junior Individual Savings Accounts (ISA)

Open an account

Only parents or a guardian with parental responsibility can open a Junior ISA for under 16s.

To open a Junior ISA you need to:

  • choose the type of Junior ISA you want for your child - cash or stocks and shares (or both)
  • choose your account provider
  • get an application form from them

Your child can only have:

  • 1 cash Junior ISA
  • 1 stocks and shares Junior ISA

Children aged 16 and 17 can open their own Junior ISA as well as an adult cash ISA.

Account providers

You can get a Junior ISA from a range of banks, building societies, credit unions, friendly societies and stock brokers.

Contact any of these directly for more information about how you can open a Junior ISA with them.