Create account

Three simple steps to open a CFD trading account with IG.
Click on apply securely now to start your application.

Fill in the form

It's quick and easy, and takes less than three minutes to complete

Send documents

We will validate your ID and residential address, and assess your knowledge and/or prior experience in trading CFDs

Place your first trade

Fund your account and use our tools to spot an opportunity, then place your trade



Why create an account

One platform, one login, trade share CFDs, FX, indices, commodities and more

Full access to over 6,000
financial markets

Web-based platform, no
downloads required

Access real-time prices, intuitive charts, live Reuters news and much more

40 years' experience, member of the FTSE 250, regulated by MAS and IE Singapore

Trade on the move with our
free mobile and tablet apps

Trust & joint applications

Download a PDF form:

PDFs require Adobe Reader, which is available free from Adobe.


Corporate account

Interested in opening a corporate CFD account with us? Download the application form below, and submit it to our office.

Find out more about institutional trading


Other ways to apply

The quickest and safest way to apply is online, click Apply Securely now above. Alternatively, select one of the following:


Requirements checklist

  • You must be over 18
  • You must successfully meet our suitability criteria and pass a Customer Knowledge Assessment (CKA), which determine whether CFD trading is appropriate for you. The CKA is a regulatory requirement.
  • We can also open a CFD trading account in Singapore for people from most countries, but it may be more convenient for you to trade with an office closer to home.

Information checklist

  • It’s important to understand the basics of CFD trading
  • Do you understand the risks?
  • Read the following important information: 
  • Margins and effect of leaverage
  • Risk Disclsoure statement
  • Customer agreement (PDF, 1023KB)
  • Complaint channel
  • Privacy notice

Full terms and agreements

What we ask you

  • We need proof to establish your identity
  • We ask about your education, work and financial trading experience to assess if CFD trading is appropriate for you – this is a regulatory requirement
  • Find out more about how to apply for an account

Peace of mind

  • We’ll never contact your employer as part of the application
  • Your data will be held in accordance with our Privacy Policy
  • We’ll never ask for a deposit to open an account

other ways to apply

Apply by post, email or visit our office

Download the Personal Account (PDF, 766KB) and you can email, send by post or drop it for at our storefront Office.



9 Battery Road
#01-02 Straits Trading Building
Singapore 049910

Office doors open 9am - 6pm (Mon-Fri)

Please remember to enclose the signed Risk Disclosure Statement, proof of identity and proof of residency status. Also make sure that you have read and understood our Risk Disclosure Statement, Customer agreements, Privacy notice and Complaints channel.

More information on how to apply

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.

To download our app, search for 'IG Trading' in your device's app store.

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