Your mortgage.
On the house.

If you applied for a mortgage between 5th November and 30th December 2018 and registered for our Prize Draw by 31st January 2019, then you could be one of three lucky customers who'll win the draw and have their mortgage paid off.

Or one of 100 customers who will win a £1,000 cash prize.

You’ll need to complete on your qualifying mortgage with us by 31st March 2019.

For more details, see our Prize Draw Information below.

Three mortgages will be paid off and 100 lucky customers will win £1,000 cash prizes.

Here’s what you need to know:

  1. You need to have applied for a mortgage between 5th November and 30th December 2018
  2. And registered for the Prize Draw by 31st January 2019
  3. You'll need to have completed on your mortgage by 31st March 2019
  4. Prize Draw date: 15th April 2019
  • We’ll pay off the mortgage balance at the time of the draw, up to the value of £300,000
  • Available to home buyers, those remortgaging to us and existing Halifax customers changing those named on their mortgage
  • Offer can be withdrawn at any time and excludes: buy to let, additional borrowing, product transfer, applications through Halifax Intermediaries & entries from Northern Ireland
  • We’ll write to all winners  and invite them to their local branch, to be awarded their prizes.

Good luck!

THE HALIFAX MORTGAGE PRIZE DRAW TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

  1. This is a free prize draw – the Draw. The Draw is open to homebuyers, those re-mortgaging to us from another lender and existing Halifax customers applying to change the named parties on their mortgage who live in England, Wales or Scotland and are taking a new Halifax mortgage on their home in one of these countries and who:
    1. Make a full application directly to us for a Halifax mortgage between 5th November and 30th December 2018; and
    2. Register by 31st January 2019 to take part; and
    3. Complete their Halifax mortgage by 31st March 2019.
    4. The mortgage application must be made directly to us in one of our Halifax or Bank of Scotland branches, online or by telephone. Applications made through an intermediary will not qualify.
    5. A full application is completed when customers have seen, read and accepted the mortgage illustration, provided details on the property being mortgaged and paid any valuation fees where applicable.
    6. Members of the Armed Forces with a BFPO address can enter the Draw.
  2. You are not eligible for the Draw if you or any other person named on the mortgage:
    1. are employees of any company in Lloyds Banking Group; or
    2. become an employee of Lloyds Banking Group after you have registered for the Draw; or
    3. are engaged as a supplier, or employed by a supplier and directly involved in or help with the Draw.
    4. This Draw is not available in Northern Ireland.
    5. Buy to let applications and applications made by existing Halifax customers, to switch products or take additional borrowing, will not qualify for the Draw.
  3. The prizes for the Draw are:
    1. Three prizes to pay off the winners’ Halifax mortgage registered for the Draw, up to a maximum of £300,000. These will be:
    2. Paid directly to the mortgage account registered for the Draw. There is no cash alternative.
    3. If the mortgage is more than £300,000 and there is more than one part to the loan, we will reduce each part by the same proportion that we apply the monthly payments.
    4. Any early repayment charges which would normally be payable will be waived.
    5. 100 prizes of £1,000 paid directly to the direct debit account from which the mortgage registered for the Draw is set up. Where the receiving account is in a sole name, and the mortgage is held in the name of more than one borrower, the receiving borrower will be responsible for distributing the prize between all borrowers.
    6. Within 30 days of the Draw we will write to the potential winners. If you have won a prize we will tell you how to claim it, including what proof we’ll require.
    7. Winners have the right to refuse the prize.
  4. The Draw will take place on 15th April 2019 and be independently verified by a senior manager outside of our mortgage division. Hawk Incentives Ltd is a third party administrator and helps us collect and process certain details of customers who register for the Draw.
  5. To be included in the Draw, you must meet conditions 1 and 2 to be a qualifying customer and be registered for the Draw. You can register:
    1. By entering online at www.halifax.co.uk/mortgage-prize-draw; or
    2. Through one of our branches; or
    3. By calling us to request a postal entry.
    4. Once we receive your correctly completed entry, you’ll be automatically entered into the Draw provided your mortgage has completed by 31st March 2019.
  6. We will try our best to make sure that all qualifying customers are entered into the Draw.
  7. There will be one Draw entry for each eligible mortgage account. This means if you have taken the mortgage account out with other borrowers there will only be one draw entry. By entering the Draw, you confirm that you have obtained the consent of any other persons named on the mortgage to enter the Draw. If multiple entries are received from a customer, then only the last entry received will be entered into the Draw.
  8. All customers entered into the Draw have an equal chance of winning.
  9. You will not be entered into the Draw if you have not completed the new Halifax mortgage which you registered for the Draw by 31st March 2019.
  10. We will not be responsible to any qualifying customer if the Draw cannot go ahead, is delayed or cancelled because of a legal or regulatory issue, a systems failure, the failure by any third party to perform services or for any cause beyond our reasonable control.
  11. In all matters relating to the Draw, our decision is final and we will not respond to further questions or queries. We do not accept any liability for any letters or communications lost, damaged or delayed in transit.
  12. If we discover that you were not entitled to enter the Draw, falsely entered or your mortgage is in any way fraudulent, we can reclaim or recover any payment made, as well as any extra costs, losses, damages and expenses experienced on our part, including any costs or other amounts we suffer in paying out the prize again to a genuine winner.
  13. We may ask the winners to take part in further publicity. High level details of winners (surname, county and amount) will be available on request.
  14. If, at any time, you decide you do not wish to participate in the Draw, please let us know by writing to us at: freepost HALIFAX MORTGAGE PRIZE DRAW. We must receive your letter by 3rd April 2019 in order for you to be excluded from the Draw.
  15. We reserve the right to withdraw or cancel the Draw at any time.
  16. Bank of Scotland plc is the promoter of the Draw. Its registered office is at The Mound, Edinburgh, EH1 1YZ. In these rules, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to Bank of Scotland plc trading as “Halifax”.

What are the qualifying mortgage accounts?

This is a free prize draw. The Draw is open to new mortgage customers who live in England, Wales or Scotland and are taking a Halifax mortgage on their home in one of these countries and who:

  • Apply directly to us for a qualifying Halifax mortgage between 5th November and 30th December 2018
  • Register by 31st January 2019 to take part
  • Complete a new Halifax mortgage by 31st March 2019
  • The mortgage application must be made directly to us in one of our Halifax or Bank of Scotland branches, online or by telephone
  • Applications made through an intermediary will not qualify
  • Members of the Armed Forces with a BFPO address can enter the Draw
  • This Draw is not available for customers who live or buy their property in Northern Ireland
  • Buy to let applications and applications made by existing Halifax customers, for example to switch products or for additional borrowing, will not qualify for the Draw

What about joint mortgage accounts?

You can only registered for the Draw once, even if your mortgage is in the names of more that one person. Before you register, you will need to have permission from any other mortgage account holders.

What is a full application?

You will have completed a full application once you have seen, read and accepted te mortgage illustration, provided details on the property being mortgaged and paid any valuation fees where applicable.

What is an application number?

An application number is the reference number provided that is unique to your application and would normally be the following format 10/12345678-9. This can be found on the paperwork received during your application.

What if I change the product I have applied for?

In some circumstances a customer may decide to apply for a different product or change part of their application, such as loan amount or property, after the initial application has been made. This will not change your application number and therefore it remains that the full application needed to be completed between 5th November and 30th December 2018 to be eligible.

Do I need to be registered to be entered?

Yes you will need to register to enter via the link available on this site. Registration is open until midnight on 31st January 2019.

Will I get confirmation of my entry?

You can receive a confirmation e-mail or text if you register online, but we won't send written confirmation for postal entries. Branch entries will be confirmed in branch and you will have the option of receiving a confirmation e-mail or text.

Under the Gambling Act 2005 it is lawful for us to offer this type of Draw in England, Wales and Scotland. Different legislation applies overseas in Northern Ireland so, unfortunately, it's not possible to offer the Draw outside England, Wales and Scotland.

Only those living in England, Wales or Scotland at the time of the Draw can enter. Because of this, we have the right to ask you about where you live. We don't count short term absences or holidays of up to 3 months from England, Wales or Scotland. Members of the Armed Forces with a BFPO address are able to enter the Draw.

How do I find out if I've won?

Within 30 days of the date of the Draw, we will write to potential winners who have been selected and checked against our records, using the address we have from your mortgage application. We may also try to contact potential winners by other means, such as telephone or email, if we have these details.

How do I claim my prize?

You will need to go into a branch to claim your prize. When we write to you we'll confirm how to arrange a branch visit to do this. We will require winners to provide reasonable proof of their identity and that they were living in England, Wales or Scotland as at the end of the month before the Draw took place.

Can I use the same document to verify ID & address?

Yes, if the document contains all the relevant information and can verify these criteria. Please remember that when verifying an address, the document must have an issue or post date of no more than 3 months prior to the Draw date.

How will I receive my prize?

We will need to do some checks before we can make any payment.

For any winners of £1,000, we will pay the prize directly into the account from which we have set up your direct debit to collect your mortgage payment within 30 days of the Draw.

If you're lucky enough to win the top prizes the mortgage balance will be paid off (up to a maximum of £300,000). Payment will be made directly to the mortgage account. There is no cash alternative. If you have more than one part to your loan, we will reduce each  part by the same proportion that we apply your monthly payments. Any early repayment charges which would normally be payable will be waived.

Can I see a list of winners?

A list of winners' high level details (surname, county and prize value) can be requested in any of our branches or online via the Halifax Mortgage Prize Draw registration site.

When will the draw be held?

The Draw will take place on 15th April 2019.

What if I no longer wish to participate in the Draw?

If you decide you no longer wish to take part in the Draw, please write to us at: FREEPOST HALIFAX MORTGAGE PRIZE DRAW.

Who is the Third Party Administrator?

The Third Party Administrator is Hawk Incentives UK. They help us collect and process certain details of customers who wish to register for the draw.