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What happens next?

Simply fill in the short form and we'll aim to verify your ID instantly. You can then open an account straight away and log in via IG.com. There's no sign up fee and no obligation to fund. Just deposit whenever you're ready with your credit card or via bank transfer.

What you need to know

  • You must be over 18 to apply
  • We can accept spread betting applications from residents in most countries, except United States, Belgium, Turkey, or Australia
  • We can also open a UK CFD trading account for people from most countries closer to home
  • We'll ask about your financial trading experience – this is a regulatory requirement
  • We'll need your name and address to verify your identity
  • Once you've created your account you can test strategies on our free demo platform
  • New clients can access spread betting and CFD trading from one login, but you can choose just one type if required
  • Account holders then use IG.com to log in and trade. Visit IG.com to access your account.

Other ways to apply

If you've already downloaded our app for iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows Phone, you can open an account from the app's sign-in page.

If you'd prefer to apply by post, download and print the PDF form below and send it to:

New Accounts
IG
Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill
London
EC4R 2YA

Please remember to enclose proof of your identity when returning this form.

1Based on number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report October 2016); for CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2016).