There is no fee to make a claim to the FSCS, and we assist claimants entirely free of charge. Some firms may offer to help you make your claim for which they will charge you a fee. The FSCS is unable to pay these fees for you.
You don't have to use these firms to make a claim to the FSCS, but if you do, remember to check the following:
Further information from the Money Advice Service (see 'If things go wrong' section).
See also our Related Websites page for the website of the Ministry of Justice, and other professional bodies.
The Financial Conduct Authority website includes a searchable database of all firms authorised and regulated by the FCA and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).