Create an Account
You can create a CFD trading account through a simple, three-step process.
It’s free to set up, no minimum deposit is required and you are under no obligation to trade.
Enter your contact details, financial details and trading experience into our form
Send us your supporting documents
Fund your account to start trading CFDs
What we offer
Your CFD trading account provides:
- Thousands of financial markets
- Our award-winning trading platform, mobile apps and analysis tools
- Professional charting software
- 24-hour Helpdesk support
Why the questions?
We ask personal questions to:
- Confirm your identity
- Protect against the risk of fraud
- Ensure CFD trading is appropriate for you – this regulatory requirement protects you
What we never do
Rest assured that we will never:
- Contact your employer
- Share any of your data with third parties
- Demand a deposit in order for you to open a CFD account
To open a Joint, Corporate or Power of Attorney-managed Account, or if you’d simply prefer to submit a postal application, please see our Apply by Post page.
To open an account on our trading app, custom-built for iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry or Windows Phone 7, search for ‘IG Trade CFDs’ in the App Store, Google Play or Windows Marketplace.
CFDs are leveraged products. CFD trading may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your initial investment, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.