Are you notified if you win on the Premium Bonds?

You can choose to have your prizes paid directly to your bank account (or NS&I Direct Saver) or reinvested into more Bonds. We’ll let you know by text or email if you win.

How do I find out if I have a winning Premium Bond?

Just log in to view your prize history, or use our prize checker to see if you have any prizes you don’t know about yet. Or you can write to us asking for your prize history. Remember to include your name, address and NS&I number (or Premium Bonds holder’s number). We’ll send you a list of any prizes you’ve won.

Are Premium Bonds part of NS&I?

With Premium Bonds there is no risk to your capital – so the money you put in is totally safe – it is only the ‘interest’ that is a gamble. And as Premium Bonds are operated by NS&I which, rather than being a bank, is backed by the Treasury, this capital is as safe as it gets.

How do I get my Premium Bonds statement?

It’s quick. You’ll be able to view your statements in your online account as soon as they become available. If you’ve got Premium Bonds you’ll benefit from receiving your prizes the quickest possible way – you’ll usually have the money in your bank account before others have received their cheque through the post!

Do you have to declare Premium bonds on a tax return?

Premium Bonds offer a way of investing anything from £100 to £40,000. Each month a draw is made and around £100m is won by Premium Bond holders. The top prize is a £1m jackpot. Tax and you do not need to declare it on your tax return.

Has anyone ever won a million on premium bonds?

Of the 464 Premium Bonds millionaires on record, just 12 others have won the £1million jackpot with a smaller overall holding….Premium Bonds Winners.

Prize Area Value of bond
£100,000 West Sussex £49,990
£50,000 Barnet £100

How can I find out if a deceased relative had premium bonds?

If you have lost your holder number altogether, or you are trying to find the bonds of a deceased relative, you will need to contact NS&I to get them to run a tracing service. You can download a tracing form from NS&I’s website.

Has anyone ever won a million on premium Bonds?

How long before premium Bonds go in the draw?

When will my Bonds be in the draw? Your Bonds will be eligible for their first draw one full calendar month after the month you buy them. So if you buy Bonds in June, they will be in the August draw.

Can I check old premium bond numbers online?

You can use your NS&I number to check your Premium Bonds online or using the bond checker app. Go through any past communication you’ve had with NS&I, including emails, letters, bond reports, or records you may have. Look for a number that’s 11 digits long and has 11, 21, 31, or 41 as its first digits.

How do I check my Premium Bonds without a holder’s number?

If you’ve lost your holder’s number or documents, don’t worry. Your Premium Bonds are grouped under a single holder’s number. This number has 10 or 9 digits, or 8 digits followed by a letter. You can find your holder’s number by logging in to our online service and checking your Premium Bonds account page.

How long do NS&I withdrawals take?

The payment will normally reach your account two banking days after that. If we get your instruction after 13:00 on a banking day, or on a weekend or bank holiday, we’ll act as if we received it on the following banking day. The same timescales apply to further withdrawals from any of these accounts on the same day.