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

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 for an Individual account, and fund it within 24 hours, you'll get a free stock in either Nike, Dropbox, GoPro or a mystery stock. 

* Please note that most people receive a stock that has a value of less than $10 USD.

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). 

  • To either 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 a 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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