Open a FOREXTrader Account

Open an 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 FOREXTrader PRO, 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 try to open your account electronically using the details of either your Driving License, Passport or National ID card. If this is not possible, we will require you to send us copies of both types of documents outlined below:

Government Issued Photo Identification

  • Valid, current passport (national or international).
  • Valid, current Driver's License.
  • Valid, current National ID Card.
  • Other types of government issued photo ID may be acceptable after review on a case by case basis. 

Birth Certificates, Marriage Licenses and Insurance cards are not accepted. 

Important: your full name and date of birth as indicated on your FOREX.com application must be visible, as well as the expiration date. If you wish to submit your drivers license as proof of address, we require you also submit another government issued ID as photo identification.

Address Confirmation

  • Utility bill
  • Bank, building society, credit or debit card statement
  • Council tax bill
  • Local government address registration certificates
  • Valid driving license if issued within the last six months. 

We also do not accept internet printed documents.

Important:The document must be dated within the last six months - the issuing date must be visible. Your name and home address, as indicated on your FOREX.com application, must also be visible. We cannot accept your work address or a P.O. Box (exceptions are made for Middle Eastern countries - please call us if this applies to you).

The documents must be received in their entirety and we cannot accept internet printed documents, payment stubs or folded documents.  Additional documents may be requested at our discretion.

In accordance with our regulatory obligations, additional documentation may be required at any time for internal periodical reviews.


Automatically qualify for reduced pricing and access to exclusive benefits and services

  • Lower Trading Costs
    Lower your trading costs by up to 15%
  • Percent
    Earn interest on your account balance
  • Market Strategist
    Enjoy dedicated support from a Market Strategist
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    Receive invitations to exclusive events
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Account Opening FAQ

What markets are available to trade?

You can trade over 50 currency pairs and precious metals. 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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