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Close Brothers Military Services

We provide Hire Purchase (HP) to both serving and retired UK personnel and their families which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Serving military personnel for almost 30 years

Operating since 1992, we’re proud to be experts in motor finance, and we work closely with a network of specialist military dealerships to make buying a vehicle easy for you, wherever you are in the UK. 

Account Manager and Dealer talking on the forecourt

Approved dealers

We work with specialist dealer partners

We’ve established long-standing relationships with our approved list of dealer partners who specialise in supplying motor vehicles to armed forces personnel. 

Applying for motor finance

Once you’ve chosen the vehicle you’re interested in, our dealer partners will discuss our hire purchase solution with you and can submit an application for finance on your behalf.

We’re able to be flexible with varying deposits and loan terms, bespoke to your individual requirements, and because we understand the military lifestyle and can tailor our decision-making criteria to reflect this, we can offer a hassle-free and affordable solution for your next vehicle purchase.

Account Manager supporting a dealer

What we can offer as your finance provider 

•    Our hire purchase finance solution
•    Hassle-free application
•    Quick and convenient service
•    Flexible decision-making
•    Discounts from military dealerships 

Find a dealer that suits you

To find a specialist dealer partner that services the part of the UK you’re stationed, please check our list of dealer partners.

Find a dealer >

Information and advice 

If you’re considering taking out motor finance, we have a range of useful information and advice on responsible lending and motor finance here.

Specific advice for armed forces personnel 

You can also get free, independent advice from a number of military-specific sources, including the below:

UK serving and retired personnel and their immediate family are eligible for motor finance through Close Brothers Military Services, as part of Close Brothers Motor Finance. Applicants must be over 18 years old and indemnities may be required.

Because we provide specialist financial services to armed forces personnel, we understand the military lifestyle and can tailor our decision-making criteria to reflect this. Even if you don’t appear on the voter's role or if you’ve been declined for finance before, we may be able to provide an affordable solution for your next vehicle purchase. We pride ourselves on offering a flexible service with varying deposits and loan terms bespoke to your individual requirements.

We use our supporting dealer network across the UK to provide vehicle finance to military customers. Once you've found the vehicle you would like to finance, your dealer will be able to put together an application on your behalf to send to Close Brothers Military Services, as part of Close Brothers Motor Finance. We're often able to arrange your finance while you wait.

Visit our Finance Solutions page for more information about our hire purchase product.

How to get in touch 

Call us on 
01733 372 850

Lines are open
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding UK bank holidays)

Or email us at:
[email protected]