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Have you won in the March Premium Bonds draw?

Emma Lunn
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Emma Lunn

March’s £1m Premium Bonds winners come from Bristol and Kent.

The first £1m winner is a woman from Bristol, holding bond number 306PG138556. The bond is part of a £50,000 holding and was purchased in July 2017. The win makes the woman the tenth jackpot winner from Bristol.

The second £1m winner is a woman from Kent, holding bond number 307PX582004. She holds £40,002 in Premium Bonds and this winning bond was also purchased in July 2017. The woman becomes the 22nd Premium Bonds millionaire from Kent.

The way Premium Bonds prizes are paid is changing from Spring 2021 when NS&I will begin to phase out the use of Premium Bonds prize cheques.

Instead, Premium Bonds customers can arrange to have any prizes they win paid directly into their bank account or automatically reinvested into more Premium Bonds up to the maximum limit of £50,000

There are several ways that Premium Bonds customers can provide NS&I with their bank account details.

Those already registered for NS&I’s online and phone services can input their bank account details by logging into their account on NS&I’s website.

Customers who are not registered can use NS&I’s new prize options service. The new service consists of a secure three-stage process. Customers can visit www.nsandi.com/prize-options to input their bank account details and should have their Premium Bonds holder’s number to hand, which they can find on their bond record.

Customers should enter their UK bank account details and can choose to have prizes paid directly into their bank account or reinvested into more Premium Bonds (up to the maximum £50,000).

Customers who opt to use this service will need either an email address or a mobile phone number so that NS&I can notify them of any prize win by either text message or email.

Checking Premium Bonds prizes

Customers can check to see if they have won on the nsandi.com prize checker, prize checker app, or via their Alexa-enabled device from 2 March 2021. Customers will need their Premium Bonds holder’s number to use the website and their NS&I number or holder’s number to check via the app.

In the March 2021 prize draw, a total of 3,022,805 prizes worth £86,905,650 will be paid out.