Create account

Open a personal CFD account with a world-leading trading provider. There’s no minimum balance required, it takes less than five minutes, and there’s no obligation to fund or trade.

Or, apply for our other account types:

Corporate and Trust accounts | Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) account

Create account

Open a personal CFD account with the worlds leading provider. There’s no minimum balance to open an account, it takes less than five minutes, and there’s no obligation to fund or trade.

Or, apply for our other account types:

Corporate and Trust accounts | Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) account

Why choose IG?

  • Friendly, expert support

You’ll receive one-to-one support from our experienced, Melbourne-based team, available 24 hours a day from 7pm Saturday to 9am Saturday (AEDT).

  • Australia’s No.1 provider

Trade with Australia’s No.1 CFD and FX provider.1 With a 44 year heritage at the forefront of the industry, we’re trusted by clients to provide superior service.

  • Competitive spreads

Trade on over 15,000 international markets, including out-of-hours US shares, and enjoy tight spreads starting from as little as 0.4 points.

Create a tailored account with IG

Corporate account

A complete trading solution for corporate and institutional clients, built around powerful technology, a huge range of markets and superior technical support.

Personal account

As an individual trader, you’ll benefit from fast execution, free research tools and cutting-edge platforms with our personal account.

  • • Get set up and trading within minutes
  • • Enjoy spreads from just 0.4 points
  • • Choose from a huge range of markets

Self-Managed account

Designed to give you greater control, your account is tailored to suit you. To apply for a self-managed super fund CFD account, ensure you have liquid assets in excess of $1 million.

Important information: Terms and agreements

Trade on our best-ever platform

Identify and respond to opportunity quickly, on fast, powerful platforms and natively designed apps.

Fast charts

Our fastest, most responsive charts, built with HTML5 technology.

Trading alerts

Count on your platform to keep you informed with cutting-edge alerts.

Best execution

Our technology is engineered for speed, stability and better prices.

Improve your skills

Discover how to trade – or develop your knowledge – with free online courses, webinars and seminars.

Your account gives you full, free access to our range of educational resources:

  • Step-by-step interactive courses

  • Live, expert-led seminars

  • Live and on-demand webinars

  • Practice on a $20,000 demo account

Trade on the go

Create an account from our iOS or Android app, designed for optimum performance on your device.

Contact us

Phone: 1800 601 799 Email:

Important information: Terms and agreements

Apply by Post

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.

Personal Account (PDF, 563KB) | Corporate Account (PDF, 607KB)

Trust (Corporate Trustee) Account (PDF, 645KB) | Trust (Non-Corporate Trustee) Account (PDF, 579KB)

SMSF (Corporate Trustee) Account (PDF, 582KB) | SMSF (Non-corporate Trustee) Account (PDF, 543KB) | Joint Account (PDF, 669KB)

Power of Attorney Application (PDF, 691KB)

Return your PDF form to us:


Fax: +61(3) 9860 1702

Post: IG Markets Ltd, L15, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. You do not own or have any interest in the underlying asset. Please consider the Margin Trading Product Disclosure Statement ( PDS) before entering into any CFD transaction with us.

The value of shares and ETFs bought through an IG share trading account can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in.

Please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.

IG does not issues advice, recommendations or opinion in relation to acquiring, holding or disposing of our products. IG is not a financial advisor and all services are provided on an execution only basis.

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