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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 CFD account, please ensure you have liquid assets in excess of A$1 million (including SMSF) and include supporting documentation during your application. This threshold does not apply to Share Trading accounts.

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 provider2

  • Part of IG Group Holdings, a member of the FTSE 250 with a market cap of £2.1 billion3

  • 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 15 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, 563KB) application form.

By downloading a PDF application form, you agree that IG made the PDS and any supplementary PDS available to you.

Proof of Identity

When returning forms, please enclose proof of your identity.

Corporate, Trust & Joint applications

By downloading a PDF application form, you agree that IG made the PDS and any supplementary PDS available to you. These documents are available below.

Download a PDF form:


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

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 February 2018.
2 By primary relationships, Investment Trends August 2017 CFD Report & December 2017 FX Report.
3 IG Group Holdings Plc, as at 31 May 2017



Help and support

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Or ask about opening an account on 1800 601 799, or +61 (3) 9860 1799, or

If you're calling from NZ, you can contact us on 0800 442 150

We're here 24hrs a day from 3pm Saturday to 9am Saturday (AEDT).