The simple low cost way to sell your share certificates

01892 700800

Important information

Investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in. The information on the page does not constitute personal advice. is an execution only service where customers make their own investment decisions.

How does work?

1 Download Pack

The pack contains a Share Sale Form, our Terms and Conditions and a Crest Transfer Form.

2 Complete Forms

Complete and sign both the Share Sale Form and a Crest Transfer Form (one for each stock), and post these to us together with your valid share certificate(s).

Please note, we cannot do partial sales of share certificates. If you wish to sell only part of your holding, please look at our website.

3 Receive Funds

On receipt of your documents we will sell your holdings. *

On the Settlement Date, we will send the sale proceeds by BACS directly to your bank account. Please allow two to three working days for the funds to arrive in the bank details provided.

* We always attempt to complete ID checks electronically, however sometimes this isn’t possible and you’ll need to provide valid original or certified documents. Once we have completed our ID checks on receipt of the documents, your holdings will be sold.

Key Benefits is designed to make the selling of share certificates as simple and cost effective as possible.

No Set Up Fees

There are no account opening or ongoing fees. You simply pay a fixed commission for each company share holding we sell you.

Simple to Use

Follow the 3 steps as detailed in the pack and leave the rest to us.

Competitive Fixed Commission Rate

Unlike many other brokers, we charge a fixed commission rate of just £25.00. Look at the table below to see how we compare.

Telephone and Online Support

Our customer service team are here from 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) should you ever need assistance.

Secure Payment

All sale proceeds are paid directly to your bank account by BACS - not only is this quicker but is also more secure than sending a cheque by post.

35 Years Experience is a trading name of Jarvis Investment Management Ltd which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Member of the London Stock Exchange. Jarvis has been offering stock broking products and services to both private investors and businesses for over 35 years.

How much will it cost?

We charge a fixed commission of £25.00 per holding - this will be deducted directly from the sale proceeds.

Please note that transactions over £10,000 are also subject to a £1 PTM levy charge. This is automatically deducted from the sale proceeds and paid to The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers.

Example 1

If you wish to sell a share certificate for 1,500 Tesco shares and another for 500 Lloyds Bank shares, we will charge £50.00 (2 x £25.00).

Example 2

If you have multiple share certificates all in the same company such as BP, we will still only charge one commission of £25.00.

How do we compare?

Standard Commission Example cost of a £5,000 trade £25.00 £25.00
Halifax 1.25% (min £25.00) £62.50
Hargreaves Lansdown 1% (min £20.00) £70.00
Saga 1.9% (min £70.00) £85.00
Equinti 1.5% (min £60.00) £75.00

* Rates correct as of October 2023.


Other Products and Services is a trading name of Jarvis Investment Management Ltd
who have been established for over 35 years. Mascot Alt

We also provide a number of other low cost stock broking services which may be of interest, including accounts to buy and sell shares, ISAs and Junior ISAs. Please visit and for further details.

We are an execution only stock broker which means we don't give advice. Please remember that stocks and shares and any income derived from them can rise and fall in value. You may not get back the full amount of your investment. If in doubt please consult an independent investment adviser.