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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.
DBS / POSB Bill Payment
|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
|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.|
Internet Bank Transfer (FAST payments only)
|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.|
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|
|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]
|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.
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:
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.