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 to a sub-account, spouse, or relative?

To transfer or gift shares between IG accounts, download and complete the relevant form found below. Please note we require a wet signature - electronic signatures will not be accepted.

  • Internal transfer form (PDF) for non-ISA and non-SIPP shares, ETFs and ETCs between spouses, relatives, or civil partners. A clearly scanned signed copy can be emailed to helpdesk.uk@ig.com for processing
  • CREST transfer form (PDF) for physical share certificates. Your signed CREST transfer form will need to be sent via post along with the original share certificate(s)

Our postal address is:

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

Due to Covid-19 and several parties involved, CREST transfers can take up to several weeks to complete.

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