• If you've already set up regular direct debit contributions you can increase this by £1 or more.
  • You can contribute with a lump sum of at least £100 or with regular direct debit contributions of at least £30.
  • Make the most of their annual tax-efficient Junior ISA allowance of £4,128 by making a one off or regular contribution by 5 April 2018.

By investing in a Junior ISA the child could get more back because they won't have to pay income and capital gains tax on any returns.

How to make a contribution

  • Download the Junior ISA top-up form (PDF: 74KB)
  • Complete all the sections required.
  • Send it back by post along with your cheque (if you're making a lump sum payment) to:

    Legal & General Investments
    PO Box 6080
    WV1 9RB.

Make the most of their tax-efficient savings

  • Please remember the value of the child’s investment may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. This means it may be worth less than the amount invested.
  • The money invested in a stocks and shares Junior ISA is locked away until the child becomes 18 and then rolls up into an adult ISA. You should consider it to be a medium to long-term investment, ideally of five years or more.
  • Any money contributed to a Junior ISA is a gift to the child and can’t be reclaimed at any stage in the future.
  • The tax efficiency of Junior ISAs is based on current rules. The current tax situation may not be maintained. The benefit of the tax treatment depends on individual circumstances.
  • If you're the registered contact or young person and you want to choose a new fund for your top-up, you'll need to confirm you've received the current Key Investor Information document. Each fund has its own risks,  these are detailed in the individual 'Key Investor Information' documents.