Compare our international offering

Find out which IG office offers the best trading account for you, based on your trading priorities.

CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.

Global offices

Choose to trade via one of our international offices, based on your personal trading needs.

Your choice

Use this page to decide which offering suits you best, then go to that site to learn more.

Money protection and regulation

Safeguarding your money: see how your funds are protected when you trade with us.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland) Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
IG contracting entity IG Index Ltd, IG Markets Ltd IG Europe GmbH1 IG Markets Ltd, Australia IG Bank S. A. IG Markets, South Africa Ltd IG Asia Pte Ltd IG Markets Ltd, Australia IG Limited IG Securities Ltd IG US LLC Nadex
Does IG offer client money protection? Yes – segregated client money Yes – deposit of client assets Yes – segregated client money No Yes – segregated client money
Deposit compensation scheme? (limit) Yes. FSCS (£85,000) Yes. EdW for clients of IG Europe GmbH (90% of your claim, up to € 20,000). No compensation scheme Yes. Esisuisse (CHF 100,000) No compensation scheme n/a n/a

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Our regulators: we are authorised and regulated in every region where we operate.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland)​ Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Authorised by FCA BaFin and Deutsche Bundesbank ASIC FINMA FSCA MAS FMA DFSA JFSA, METI, MAFF CFTC
Supervised by FCA AMF, CONSOB, FI, CNMV ASIC FINMA FSCA MAS FMA DFSA JFSA, METI, MAFF NFA CFTC
Complaints authority FOS BaFin, Deutsche Bundesbank and European Commission Australian FOS Swiss Banking Ombudsman FAIS Ombud FIDReC FSCL DFSA FINMAC NFA n/a

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Discover our global trading products and services

Account types: see our different account types and their risk levels.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland) Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Account types offered IG trading account,
IG professional account, Share dealing account
IG trading account,
IG professional account, IG options account
IG trading account, Limited risk account, Share dealing account2 IG trading account,
Limited risk account
IG trading account, Limited risk account, Swap-free account IG trading account,
Limited risk account
IG trading account Exchange account
Can you lose more than you deposit?

No, you have negative balance protection3

No you have negative balance protection3, 4

Yes - on IG trading account

No - on limited risk account

Yes No, products are limited risk

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Deposits and withdrawals: we make it as quick and easy as possible for you to deposit and withdraw funds.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland) Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Deposit / withdrawal fees Debit card: free
Credit card: free
Paypal: free
Fees vary by country of residence5 Debit card: free
Credit card: free
Paypal: n/a
Debit card: 2.3%
Credit card: 2.3%
Paypal: n/a
Debit card: free
Credit card: 1% Visa, 0.5% Mastercard
Paypal: n/a
Debit card: free
Credit card: free6
Paypal: n/a
Debit card: n/a
Credit card: n/a
Paypal: n/a
Free except for withdrawal by wire ($15) Fees vary by country of residence7
Minimum deposit £250 €300 $450 CHF 5000 R4000 $450 $450 $300 ¥35,000 $250 $250

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Opening an account: we take great care to know and understand our clients.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland)​ Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Sign-up process Electronic verification / documents required Electronic verification Proof of identity required (various options) Proof of identity required Proof of identity required Electronic verification Proof of identity required (various options) Proof of identity required Electronic verification / documents required Proof of identity required

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Products, markets and platforms: explore our wide range of markets and advanced platforms.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland) Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Trading products Spread betting, CFDs, share dealing CFDs, barrier vanilla options CFDs (including options, digital 100s), share dealing CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) CFDs (including options, digital 100s) Forex Exchange-traded binaries
Range of markets 17,000+ markets, including indices, forex, shares, commodities and cryptocurrencies 10,000+ markets, including indices, forex, shares, commodities and cryptocurrencies 80+ forex pairs 10,000+ contracts, including indices, forex and commodities
Trading platforms Desktop, mobile (iOS, Android), tablet (iOS, Android)

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Country of residence: your country of residence does not necessarily define which IG office you can trade with.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland)​ Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Accepts global applicants?

Local residents only?

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How we support you

Speak to our experts: our support team offers assistance in a wide range of languages.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland) Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Languages supported English English, European9 English, Chinese German, French, Italian, English English English English English, Arabic Japanese English
Customer support10 Available 24 hours a day from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday Available 24 hours, Monday to Friday

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Our office locations: we are a global company with a physical presence on five continents.

UK Europe (excluding UK and Switzerland)​ Australia Switzerland South Africa Singapore New Zealand Dubai Japan USA
(IG)
USA
(Nadex)
Home office London, (headquarters) Frankfurt Melbourne Geneva Johannesburg Singapore Melbourne Dubai Tokyo Chicago
Additional branches n/a Paris, Düsseldorf, Milan, Madrid, Stockholm n/a Zurich n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

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CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.

1 A small number of European clients have older accounts with IG Markets Ltd. If you’re unsure which IG business you have contracted with, please call us on 00971 (0) 4 5592108 for assistance.
2 Australian residents only
3 Doesn't apply to an IG professional account
4 Retail clients contracting with our French branch receive a limited risk account by default in compliance with French regulation
5 Non-APAC residents: free; APAC residents: debit card -free; credit card - 1% Visa, 0.5% Mastercard; Paypal - 1%
6 Professional clients only. IG will not charge you for depositing or withdrawing using this method to fund your account. Your bank, card issuer, intermediary banks, merchants or other third parties may make additional charges to your transfers and we have no control over this
7 ​US residents: debit card, ACH, wire and check deposits - free; debit withdrawals - not available; ACH withdrawals - free; wire withdrawal - $25. Non-US residents: debit card and international bank transfer deposits - free; debit withdrawals - not available; international bank transfer withdrawals - $25
8 Includes gold
9 German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish
10 All times shown are UK times

All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. All trading involves risk and losses can exceed deposits.