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Fees

Small Estates form

Some estates can be small so as an alternative to obtaining a grant of representation you can use our Small Estates service.

Value of Shares Countersignature fee Administration fee Total
Less than £125 Free Free Free
£125.01 - £5000 £42 £50 £92
£5000.01 - £10000 £70 £50 £120
£10000.01 - £15000 £80 £50 £120
£15000.01 - £20000 £85 £50 £135
£20,000.01 - £30,000 £125 £50 £175

Replacement payment fees

If you have a payment that needs to be reissued we can do this for you. We may charge a fee for this service to go towards the administration costs involved and security checks that must be performed. 

Value of missing payment Administration fee
Less than £29.99 Free of charge
£30 - £50 £7.50
£50.01 - £100 £27.50
£100.01 - £300 £45.00
£300.01 - £750 £77.50
More than £750 £97.50

Replacement Share Certificate Fees

If you have lost or destroyed your share certificate or if it has been stolen you will need a replacement. 

Value of Shares Countersignature fee Administration fee
Less than £125 Free Free
£125.01 - £900 £42 £50
£900.01 - £6100 £70 4.75% of the value
£6100.01 - £50,000 £290.00 £50
£50,000.01 - £100,000 2% of the value £50

Paying fees

The easiest way to pay is by UK debit card. Call us on 0800 181 4702 and we will take your details over the phone.

Alternatively, you can send us a fee cheque. If the shares are held in certificated form, this needs to be made payable to 'Link Market Services' and if the shares are held electronically, this needs to be made payable to 'Link Market Services Trustees'.

Transferring and selling shares

Once we have registered the relevant grant of representation or small estates form you can either transfer or sell you shares.

You can find out more information on how to transfer the shares by clicking here.

Or to find out more information on selling shares by clicking here.