40-year heritage
152,000 clients worldwide
10,000 markets to trade

Create account

Choose the account type that's right for you.

Personal account

There's no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there's no obligation to fund or trade.

Corporate and trust accounts

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) accounts

To apply for a self-managed super fund account, please ensure you have liquid assets in excess of A$1 million (including SMSF) and include supporting documentation during your application.

Joint accounts

Important Information: Terms and agreements

Any questions? New accounts: 1800 601 799

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 £2.9 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: accountopening.au@ig.com
  • 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, 563KB) 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 World's largest retail CFD provider by revenue (excluding FX). Source: Published financial statements, as at September 2015.
2 By primary relationships, Investment Trends May 2016 CFD Report & November 2015 FX Report.
3 IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2016



Contact us

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1800 601 734

You can also call +61 (3) 9860 1799
email helpdesk.au@ig.com or tweet us at @IGClientHelp