To open this account:
A parent or legal guardian can open the ISA on behalf of the child, or if the child is aged 16 or 17 years old they can open the Smart Junior ISA themselves.
- The child must be under 18 years old and a UK resident. Please note, the account
can’t be closed until the child is 18.
- You can open the account with a minimum of £1, up to the annual Junior ISA
allowance (currently £4,080 for the tax year 2016/17).
You can open this account:
Please note: On opening, you can only add funds from a Nationwide current account
or instant access savings account. Once opened, you can add funds from other
You can manage your account:
- There is no maximum balance you can hold as long as you stay within your Junior
ISA allowance each tax year. You can make unlimited deposits up to the annual
Junior ISA allowance each tax year.
- You can transfer your account to another provider at any time.
It’s easy to move your savings between your existing Nationwide savings account or to open a new savings account with us. We can also close your existing savings account if you want us to. Simply go to nationwide.co.uk, use our Banking app or visit one of our branches.