Joining the LINK Network


LINK is the UK's cash machine (ATM) network.

Virtually every cash machine in the UK is connected to LINK, and must display the LINK logo.

Cardholders cannot enjoy reliable nationwide access to UK cash machines unless their card issuer is part of LINK. All the UK's significant debit and ATM card issuers are LINK members.

There are nearly 100 million LINK-enabled cards in circulation. Cash machine operators who want to deploy ATMs in the UK to acquire transactions from these cards must also join LINK.

LINK is an open scheme in which membership is open to any organisation that meets the membership criteria. Membership.  There are four categories of LINK Membership, General Members who issue cards and operate ATMs, Card Issuer Only Members (CIOMs), who issue cards but do not operate ATMs, Independent ATM Deployer Members (IADs), who operate ATMs but do not issue cards and finally Mobile Payment Only Members (MPOMs), who issue or receive mobile payments. For full details of the LINK Scheme Membership Structure please click here.

Follow this link for more details of how to join the LINK network.