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152,600 clients worldwide
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Welcome to your account

As a new IG client, you can log in, fund your account and start trading immediately

Start trading right away, or show tips to seewhat our platform can do.

  • Introduction programme

    All new clients receive a free educational guide designed to help your improve your understanding of CFD trading

  • Live seminars and webinars

    Visit our Battery Road office for a free seminar with our experts, or register for a live webinar.

How to fund your account:

Your funds with IG are held in a segregated bank account. Please note that we do not accept cash payments or payments through AXS/ATM machines. Funding must be made from a bank account or card registered under the IG accountholder’s name.

Note: For bank transfers, the Proof of Payment feature is available after the first initial funding and trade. When funding for the first time, clients will need to wait for funds to clear, and need not send us proof of payment unless funding via cheque.

Bill payments

DBS / POSB Bill Payment

Cost None
Execution time Typically the next business day, subject to the bank's cut-off time of 11.30pm (8:30pm on the last day of the month)
How to deposit funds Log into DBS/POSB iBanking, open the “Pay Bills' menu and add ‘IG’ as your billing organization. Under the ‘Bill Reference’, enter your IG account number only. Input your payment details and proceed with the transfer.

Standard Chartered Bill Payment

Cost None
Execution time Typically the next business day, subject to the bank's cut-off time of 11.30pm
How to deposit funds Log into Standard Chartered Online Banking, click 'Make Payment' then 'Pay Bills'. Click 'Add biller', then choose ‘IG’ from the list. Under ‘Bill Account Number’, enter your IG account number only, and Confirm. Input your payment details and proceed with the transfer.

Bank transfer

Internet Bank Transfer (FAST payments only)

Cost None
Execution time Typically 1 business day
How to deposit funds Transfer payment to the bank details found under the ‘My IG’ section of the platform, then click on ‘Add Funds’ and ‘How to make a deposit’. Please quote your IG account number as the payment reference.

Telegraphic Transfer (T.T.)

Cost The client’s bank and intermediary bank may apply charges
Execution time Domestic - 1 business day, Foreign - 2-3 business days
How to deposit funds Transfer payment to the bank details listed under the ‘My IG’ section, then click on ‘Add Funds’ and ‘How to make a deposit’. Please quote your IG account number as the payment reference.

Card payment

Debit/Credit Card (Supported by VISA or Mastercard)

Cost 2.3% of the transaction amount, levied by the card processor. We recommend checking with the merchant bank/card issuer, who may levy further charges
Execution time Immediate
How to deposit funds Register your card on the IG platform under the ‘My IG’ section, then click on ‘Add Funds’.
[Note: Minimum funding is S$450 by card, or the equivalent in the currency of your account]

Others

Cheque

Cost None
Execution time 2-3 business days for cheque to clear
How to deposit funds Deposit a cheque payable to 'IG Asia Pte Ltd' at any Standard Chartered, stating our account number and your IG account number on the back of the cheque, then send us a copy of the front and back of the cheque, along with the banking receipt, if available. You should confirm the time and date the cheque was deposited. Alternatively, post or bring the cheque to our office.

For funds transfers via Bill Payment, Internet Bank and Telegraphic Transfers, indicate only your IG trading account number, without additional details in order to facilitate our client ledger team to credit the funds into the correct account.

Restrictions:

  • Third party payments are strictly prohibited. Funds will be returned to the third party payer and further proof of transfer will be required.
  • We are unable to accept cards where the cardholder is US resident
  • Cheques from foreign bank accounts or those deposited without proof sent to us may take up to ten business days to process
  • Cashier's Orders are accepted only if debited from our client's bank account

1The Proof of Payment feature is available after the first initial funding and trade. When funding for the first time, clients need to wait for funds to clear, and need not send us proof of payment unless funding by cheque.

The following details must be shown on all proof of payments submitted for them to be accepted:

  • Date of transfer
  • Amount transferred
  • Transaction shows that payment is made to IG Asia Pte Ltd from your bank account
  • Transaction Reference Number
  • Indication of your IG account number

The Proof of Payment facility is subjected to approval and is not instantaneous. Our Credit Team endeavours to book the funds for approved Proof of Payments promptly and accurately. Clients are advised to upload their Proof of Payments via the web trading platform to avoid possible delays in fund allocations.

Note that you may incur costs and experience delays if you fund and withdraw in a currency other than the base currency of your account.

Introduction programme for new clients

Free email guide

When you create an account, we automatically email you a free educational guide, designed to improve your understanding of CFD trading. 

Reduced risk trading

New clients have two weeks to trade with reduced minimum trade sizes on all markets, and reduced commissions on Singapore shares for the first six weeks.

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Contact us

Our office is open 5 days a week Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm. Support line is available 24hrs a day Monday to Friday.

+65 6390 5118

You can also email us helpdesk@ig.com.sg

Visit our storefront office at 9 Battery Road