Your shareholding

Your shareholding

Rio Tinto plc has appointed Computershare Investor Services PLC as its registrars. They are responsible for keeping the Company's register of shareholders up to date, the distribution of statutory documents such as the Annual report and financial statements, and administering the payment of dividends.

If you have a query regarding your shareholding, please contact Computershare. If you wish to notify Computershare of a change of details or require a form regarding the payment of dividends or transfer of shares, you can download forms from the Computershare website.

You can also check your shareholding via the Computershare website.

Computershare Investor Services PLC

The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
BS99 6ZY


For UK residents only:

T: 0800 435 021
F: 0370 703 6119

For overseas residents:

The free phone number applies to calls from within the UK only.

T: +44 (0) 370 703 6364
F: +44 (0) 370 703 6119

If you have any general enquiries, please feel free to write to the Company Secretary, Rio Tinto plc, 6 St James's Square, SW1Y 4AD, UK, or email: If your query is about your shareholding, please contact Computershare whose details are set out above.

Shareholders’ self-services

Rio Tinto plc shareholders are able to update your details using our online self-services facility. Simply register your email address to access the secure self-services for Rio Tinto plc shareholders. It's available 24 hours a day and is free to all Rio Tinto shareholders.

By going online, you can:

  • amend your address
  • check your share balances
  • check payment and tax information
  • update payment instructions

Corporate nominee service

Computershare, in conjunction with Rio Tinto plc, have introduced a corporate nominee service for private individuals. This service allows shareholders to hold, sell, or purchase Rio Tinto plc shares electronically. Further information can be obtained from Computershare.

Individual savings accounts (ISAs)

Stocktrade offers an individual savings account (ISA) for UK residents wishing to hold Rio Tinto plc shares in an ISA account. Existing PEPs and ISAs may also be transferred to Stocktrade, a division of Brewin Dolphin Securities Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Further information on ISAs can be obtained from:

81 George Street

T: +44 (0)131 240 0623

Low-cost share dealing service

A telephone dealing service is provided by Stocktrade for purchases and sales of shares in Rio Tinto plc.


1 per cent subject to a £25 minimum commission charge.

Further information on the low-cost dealing service can be obtained from Stocktrade.

T: +44 (0)131 240 0414


Cleared funds, net of all costs, can be credited directly into your bank account ten business days after the transaction date if you provide your bank account details, ie sort code and account number. Some transactions may be subject to money laundering regulations and you may be required to provide certain personal details to Stocktrade prior to any purchase or sale of shares.

Stocktrade is a division of Alliance Trust Savings Limited, which is a subsidiary of Alliance Trust PLC and is registered in Scotland (no. SC 98767, registered office, PO Box 164, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee DD1 9YP), authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 116115) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Unsolicited mail

We are aware that some shareholders have had occasion to complain about outside organisations having for their own purposes, used information obtained from companies' share registers. Rio Tinto, like other companies, cannot by law refuse to supply such information provided that the organisation concerned pays the appropriate statutory fee. Shareholders in the UK can request that their details be removed from such mailing lists by contacting The Mailing Preference Service, telephone 020 7291 3310, or by writing to:

The Mailing Preference Service
Freepost 22
London W1E 7EZ