As an IG client, you’ll enjoy the benefits of trading with the UK’s No.1 retail FX provider.1 Your account is free to set up, and gives you access to over 90 major, minor and exotic forex pairs with spreads on major FX pairs from just 0.8 points.
When you open an IG account you're joining the world's No.1 CFD trading and spread betting provider,2 a trusted and secure multinational FTSE 250 organisation, authorised and regulated by the FCA.
As a new client, you’ll benefit from our introduction programme, allowing you to trade with reduced minimum sizes and giving you access to free educational resources.
New clients can trade with reduced risk while getting to grips with our products and platform – get 50% off our minimum deal sizes for the first two weeks.
All new clients receive a free educational guide to help improve your understanding of our products.
The guide covers a range of topics including the financial markets, leverage and margin, attitude to risk, and trading discipline.
When you open an account, one of our account managers can call you to talk through the basics of how to use our platform and how to set up and fund your account. Once you’re set up, our 24-hour Trading Services team is available to offer ongoing help and support.
We also offer accounts for corporate and institutional clients, built around powerful technology, a huge range of markets and dedicated support.
Even if you don’t fall into one of these categories, we may still be able to help. Contact us to discuss your options on email@example.com or +44 20 7573 0219.
Before you get started, please take a look at our account information.
It’s important to read and understand our customer agreement forms, our summary order execution policy and our risk disclosure notice, just so there are no surprises when you come to apply.
Fill out a simple online form
We ask you about your financial trading experience.
Instant online verification
We can usually verify your identity immediately.
Fund when you’re ready
Deposit funds with your credit/debit card or via bank transfer.
Creating an account is easy; you could be ready to start dealing in moments.
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1 Based on number of primary relationships with FX traders (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report released August 2018).
2 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, February 2018).
3 For professionals only. From 2 July 2018, regulatory interventions mean that certain products are unavailable to retail traders. As a result, we can only offer Forex Direct, our DMA service, to professional traders. To find out more about this, and to check whether you are eligible for a professional account, please see our professional account page.