Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

How do I transfer my shares or ISAs from IG to another broker?

Transfers of your investments from IG to another broker can differ depending on the location of your receiving broker.

To transfer to a UK-based broker, you’ll need to follow your receiving broker’s transfer-in process as they will need to initiate the transfer and contact us. For non-UK based brokers the transfer can be initiated from us, but it’s advised to contact your receiving broker to first see if the transfer can be facilitated.

You’ll also need to email a clearly typed or handwritten letter to transfers@ig.com from your registered email address including the following information:

  1. The full details of your transfer request
  2. Your 5 digit IG account ID of the account you are transferring from
  3. Your receiving account reference
  4. The direct email address of your receiving broker’s transfers team
  5. Dated wet signature – digital signatures will not be accepted

You may also post your signed physical letter to the address below, however due to Covid-19 there may be a long wait time.

Transfers team
IG
Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill
London
EC4R 2YA

Once received, we’ll update you via email accordingly. Please note that you may be out of the market for a period while the transfer takes place.

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