The claims process

Check you can claim

Who can claim?

The rules around who are, and are not, eligible for compensation are set for us. 

Check your eligibilty

How long will my claim take?

Different claims take different lengths of time.

How long will it take?

Small business & charities

Small businesses and charities are also covered by FSCS, but there are limits.

Small businesses & charities


Find out how to appeal our decision on your compensation claim. 

Appeal a claim decision

Temporary high balance

If it's temporary, we cover up to £1m for up to six months. 

Temporary high balance

When is cover triggered?

Our coverage is triggered when a financial firm can't pay its customers their money back.

Coverage starts when...


Not happy with our service? Here's how to make a complaint. 


Compensation checker

See how much of your money is protected by our compensation cover. 

Compensation checker

Compensation limits

Find the FSCS compensation limits for the financial products we protect.

Compensation limits