Standard trading account

Ideal for traders looking for the traditional forex trading experience, our standard account offers competitive spreads, advanced trading platforms, and all our markets.
  1. Apply
    to open an account – it's easy and takes just minutes
  2. Fund
    easily and securely via debit card or bank transfer
  3. Trade
    all of our markets on web and mobile
The standard account: simple, flexible control of your trading

Our most popular account comes with clear, transparent pricing and superior trade execution speeds on a powerful, fully capable platform with a highly customizable layout. With no hidden fees, your only trading cost is the spread.

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Tight spreads as low as 1.0 pip on EUR/USD

Trade over 80 currency pairs with tight spreads and superior execution.

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Opportunity for price improvement on limit orders

When the market moves in your favor, our trading technology automatically passes along the savings by executing your trade at a better price.

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Powerful trading platforms

Integrated trading tools, Reuters news, and 80+ technical indicators on our web & mobile apps.

Trade on ultra-competitive,
transparent, and reliable spreads

USD/RUB and EUR/RUB are currently unavailable for trading. See Service Updates.

Spreads will vary based on market conditions, including volatility, available liquidity, and other factors. Typical Spreads may not be available for Managed Accounts and accounts referred by an Introducing Broker.

Backed by quality execution and transparent pricing
When you’re ready to seize opportunity, you can count on our world-leading and automated execution technology to get the job done.
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Impressive and reliable: over half our limit orders are filled at an improved price.
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Full pricing information
Learn about our price improvement technology that can save you money.
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Fast trades, consistent execution
Our fully automated trade process help ensure your trades execute as fast as possible at the best available price.
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Price optimization
When the market moves in your favor, our trading technology automatically passes along the savings by executing your trade at a better price.

Trade the global markets, your way

Open a Standard account and manage your trading across all your devices.

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Experience MetaTrader at its best
  • Integrated Reuters news and FOREX.com global market research
  • Benefit from free EA hosting capabilities
  • Web and mobile trading support

Lower your trading costs by up to 15%

Earn cash rebates and access other exclusive benefits with the Active Trader program.

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Trade with the #1 Forex Broker*

We are proud to be the largest forex broker in the US, based on client asset data published by the CFTC.*

FOREX.com has been empowering FX traders since 2001. It's time for you to experience the confidence and peace of mind that comes from trading with a leading broker.

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Frequently asked questions

What types of documents do you accept for identity verification?

Acceptable documents for identity verification when opening an account include but are not limited to:

  • Valid, current passports
  • Valid, current driver licenses
  • Valid national IDs

Other types of ID may be acceptable on a case-by-case basis after review.

See all our FAQs on opening a Trading Account.

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Why do I need to provide my financial information?

FOREX.com requests personal information, including financial and tax identification information, in order to comply with U.S. government laws and CFTC rules.

We’ll request personal information from both new customers and existing customers.

FOREX.com complies with a CFTC customer identification rule of the USA Patriot Act of 2001. This rule requires FOREX.com to put procedures in place to verify the identity of any person seeking to open an account and to maintain records of their information.

Therefore, we may request you to provide a bank statement or card account statement.

For more details on how we process your information please see our privacy policy.

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Does FOREX.com offer IRAs?

FOREX.com offers US individual customers the ability to trade forex by setting up an Individual Account with us and an IRA through one of our three partner custodians with whom we have established relationships.

Visit our IRA page to learn more about the process.

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Award-winning services for serious traders

Best Forex Platform
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Best Education
Online Personal Wealth Awards 2021
Best Education
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Best Mobile Platform
Investment Trends 2020
Best Mobile Platform
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Best Broker In North America
InvestinGoal Best Broker Awards 2021
Best Broker In North America
InvestinGoal Best Broker Awards 2021
Best Trading Analysis Provider
Online Personal Wealth Awards 2020
Best Trading Analysis Provider
Online Personal Wealth Awards 2020

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