Open a MetaTrader Account

Open a MT4 account and start trading in three simple steps.

  1. Tell us about yourself next
  2. Fund your account next
  3. Start trading

Our promise to you

Get quality executions

We'll deliver quality and value

Price means nothing without quality executions. At FOREX.com you’ll get transparent, reliable pricing and superior executions.
Trading tools, made for traders

We'll provide you tools

Trade on our FOREX.com platform, fully optimized for currency traders, or the popular MetaTrader 4 trading platform. Our Global Research Team actively monitors the markets to provide you with exclusive insights and analysis on what’s driving price action.
Build confidence with educational resources

We'll help build your confidence

Understand the ins and outs of currency trading or improve your knowledge of technical analysis. Learn at your own pace with online videos, articles, guides and more.
FOREX.com has over a decade of experience

We'll give you peace of mind

With over a decade of experience, FOREX.com has supported over 200,000 clients globally. Our parent company, GAIN Capital Holdings Inc., is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and meets the highest standards of corporate governance and financial reporting.

What you’ll need

We will attempt to electronically verify the identification of all Canadian residents. If we are unable to verify, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation to verify name, address, date of birth and/or financial account.

To verify name and address the following documents are acceptable:

  • Utility bill (examples: electricity, water, or telecommunications)
  • Record of employment
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP) statement
  • Benefits statement issued by a federal, provincial, territorial or municipal Canadian government body.

To verify name and date of birth the following documents are acceptable:

  • Insurance documents (auto, life, or home)
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP) statement of contributions
  • Original birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate or government issued proof of marriage (long form)
  • Divorce documentation.

To verify name and financial account the following documents are acceptable:

  • Credit card statement
  • Bank statement
  • Loan account statement (example: mortgage)
  • A cheque drawn from your own personal chequing account at a Canadian bank in as little as $1.00 payable to FOREX.com for deposit into your new account.

Note: Scanned, photocopied, or faxed documents are not acceptable. All documents must be original (received or obtained directly from the issuer through post or downloaded from the issuer’s site).


Account Opening FAQ

What markets are available to trade?

You can trade over 80 FX pairs plus popular indices, commodities and more on MT4. View our full range of markets.

What are the differences between a demo and trading account?

The primary difference is that there is no capital at risk when trading in a FOREX.com demo account...Read More

How do I open an account?

You can apply for an account with FOREX.com online.

Start your application now.
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