If you are an individual and want to trade US stocks we are required to document all holders of US securities according to our obligations to the US tax authorities, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Please find instructions for each form on the IRS website, complete the relevant form below and return to us at:
IG, Cannon Bridge House, 25 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2YA or
W-8BEN (PDF) (Individual UK and Irish resident)
W-8BEN-E form (PDF) (non-individuals - see IRS website for guidance)
Alternatively, if you're already an IG client you can complete your documentation online. Simply log in to My IG and go to 'dealing US stock' in the 'settings' tab.