Opening an Account

Available Investments

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Funding your Account

Making Withdrawals

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Placing Orders

Trade Settlements


Trading in the US Markets

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US Tax Forms

Tax Reporting

Activity & Confirmations

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Requirements to open an account

If you’re over 18, you can be in the US market in under 5 minutes.  

We’ve made it super simple to get going, but we still need to collect some important information to verify you and set up your account properly. 

What’s more, when you sign up, you also get a free stock of Nike, Dropbox or GoPro. All you need to do is fund your account within 24 hours of it being ready. 

What you'll need to sign up

To apply for a brokerage account, you’ll need to:

  • Be 18 years or older

  • Have a valid address in the UK

  • Be a UK resident, citizen or have a valid visa (student or work visa etc). 

  • Have a National Insurance Number, some form of government ID or a bank account in your name. 

Bring all that information with you and you’ll be in the market in less than 5 minutes and have a free stock to your name. 

US Citizens

You are able to sign up as  US citizen, so long as you meet the above requirements.  When signing up, you'll need your Social Security Number as well as the information required above. 

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