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Personal account

Setting up your personal CFD account is as easy as 1, 2, 3

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Fill in the form

We can normally validate your ID instantly and you can be logged in within minutes

Fund your account

Deposit funds immediately with your credit/debit card

Place your first trade

Use our tools to spot an opportunity, then place your trade

Important Information: Product Disclosure Statement  |  Risk Disclosure Notice  |  other disclosure documents

Any questions? New accounts: 1800 601 799

Corporate and trust accounts

To apply for a corporate or trust account please complete the online application form and provide any required supporting documentation.

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) accounts

To apply for a self-managed super fund account, please call us on 1800 601 799 and we'll be happy to help.

Joint accounts

To apply for a joint account please download our joint account application form and return it to

Before you apply for a joint account, both parties need to have new, unused personal accounts. If either party does not currently have a personal account you can download the personal account application form and attach it to the same email.

Why IG

  • We are the world’s largest CFD provider,1 and Australia’s No.1 CFD and FX provider.2

  • Part of IG Group Holdings, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of $3.96 billion.3

  • We have been a market leader since establishing the original IG Group company in 1974.

  • IG was the first company to launch CFDs in Australia (July 2002).

  • IG has 1000 staff across 16 offices around the world.

  • We are authorised and regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), AFSL number 220440.

Return your PDF form to us:


  • E:
  • Fax: +61(3) 9860 1702
  • Post: IG Markets Ltd, L15, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Individuals who do not wish to apply online can download a Personal Account (PDF, 610KB) application form.

Proof of Identity

When returning forms, please enclose proof of your identity.

Apply by mobile or tablet

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

Download the app by searching for 'IG Trading' in your device's app store.

1 Largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source Published financial statements. As at 31 July 2014
2 By primary relationships, Investment Trends June 2014 CFD Report and December 2013 FX Report
3 IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2014



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