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What is Standard Life Self Investor

At Standard Life Self Investor our secure online service helps customers to take control of their own investments. We aim to make investing accessible, giving you the tools, guidance and support to help you make your own investment decisions without personal financial advice.

In 2016, we became part of the Standard Life Aberdeen group. As part of this change we’ve changed our name from AXA Self Investor to Standard Life Self Investor.

Existing Customers

If you already hold a Stocks and Shares ISA and Trading Account with us we’ll continue to help you manage your investments.

If you’ve registered for one of our accounts you’ve got 3 months from the date of your initial registration to make an investment. That’s because it’s our policy to close accounts where no investment has been made after that amount of time, to make sure we’re adhering to data protection law(s).

New Customers

We're no longer accepting new applications for Standard Life Self Investor.

If you'd like to open an investment account you can do so with Standard Life.

Have any questions?

We answer some of the questions you may have about what the name change may mean for your investment account.

About Standard Life

As an established savings and investment firm in the UK and globally, we're committed to providing you with savings, investment and insurance products

Standard Life is part of Standard Life Aberdeen plc, one of the world's largest investment companies.

We're an established FTSE100 company. Dedicated to making sure everything we do helps you save and invest for the future

As part of Standard Life Aberdeen group Standard Life Investments, is a leading asset manager with an expanding global reach. Invest with Standard Life an you'll get access to their expertise.

Our previous company performance is not a guide to how we will perform in the future.

Standard Life Self Investor charges and fees

We're committed to keeping our pricing transparent, so you'll always know exactly what you're paying for, with no hidden charges. That's our crystal clear price promise. What you'll pay with us:

  • Our account charge
  • Ongoing Charges Figure including annual management charge
  • Fund manager entry and exit charges on certain funds

The value of your investments can go down as well as up and you could get back less than you invest.

Helping you with your investments

We provide jargon free guides and information to help you get to grips with investing or simply to help you make informed investment decisions if you’re a more experienced investor. And remember, you can access your investments 24/7 online.

Who regulates Standard Life Self Investor?

Standard Life Self Investor is a brand of Elevate Portfolio Services Limited, which forms part of Standard Life Aberdeen group. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which means we follow their rules and regulations.

Protecting your money

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is a last resort for customers who are unable to claim their money from financial services companies. In the event that Standard Life Self Investor stopped trading then the scheme could potentially pay compensation.

UK based Customer Support team

We're here to make self-investing easier, so if you'd like to get in touch or need support, our UK based Customer Support team will be happy to help you.