AJ Bell

Last updated: 6th June 2024

Charges Charges (except dealing and annual custody charges) are subject to VAT although shown excluding VAT.

Initial/Set up fee


Annual fee

Cash - Nil
Shares account charge: 0.25% (max £10 per month)
Funds account charge:
First £0 - £250,000 0.25%
Next £250,000 - £500,000 0.10%
Value over £500,000 No charge

Transfer in fee


Taking Benefits

Flexi-access Drawdown or pension lump sum Nil

Capped Drawdown
One-off payment £25
Regular income £100pa
Reviews £75

Annuity purchase fee


Payment of death benefits fee

Time Cost basis (Min charge £250)

Other fees

Other dealing charges (per deal)
Regular investment £1.50
Shares £5
Dividend reinvestment £1.50
Application for non-standard investments £100
Dealing by telephone £25

Foreign exchange charge on international dealing & foreign currency funds:
First £10,000 - 0.75%
Next £10,000 - 0.50%
Value over £20,000 - 0.25%


Access: Direct or via IFA


Online capability


Clients can see how much their SIPP is worth 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the AJ Bell website or mobile app.
An online cash transaction summary is also available

Permitted Investments

Commercial property

Unit trusts & OEICS

All platforms allowed

External deposit accounts

Overseas listed stock and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

UK listed stocks and shares

All stockbrokers allowed

AIM shares

All stockbrokers allowed

Gilts/corporate bonds

All stockbrokers allowed


All stockbrokers allowed

Investment trusts

All stockbrokers allowed

Discretionary management

National Savings & Investments

Unlisted shares

Structured products

Trustee Investment Plans

Insurance company funds

Hedge funds

Traded endowment plans

Third party loans

SIPP Bank Account

SIPP bank account provider


Current interest rate

£0–£10,000 3.20%
Above £10,000-£100,000 3.70%
Above £100,000 3.95%


Scheme trustees

Sippdeal Trustees Limited

Scheme administrator

AJ Bell Management Ltd

Minimum contributions

Regular payments

No minimum

Transfers/Single Premiums

No minimum

Min additional

No minimum

Company Information


AJ Bell is a public limited company, listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Year established


Funds under management

£70.4 billion across AJ Bell group

Number of SIPPs administered

368,000 total customers across the AJ Bell group

Defaqto rating

Five stars


Accepts benefits from defined benefit / final salary schemes?

Yes, if IFA advised


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