Discover the benefits of Professional Client status at OANDA

Professional Client status offers:

  • Higher leverage of up to 200:1
  • Negative balance protection of up to €20,000
  • Personalised care from a trusted, licensed broker with over 20 years of experience

Get more information about the Professional Client status.

Who is the personal data controller?
OANDA TMS Brokers S.A. based in Warsaw.

Who are professional clients?

 Clients with relevant experience and investment knowledge, allowing them to make educated decisions, combined with the ability to assess the risk associated with investment decisions can be classed as professional. Professional clients are not affected by the ESMA leverage restrictions.

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Higher leverage

As a professional client, you can trade with 20 times lower margin requirements compared to non professional clients. The maximum leverage available on EUR/USD is 200:1, and for other currency pairs, CFD indices and CFD commodities it is 100:1.

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Protection of your funds

OANDA participates in the Investor Compensation Scheme, protecting client funds in the event of the broker’s bankruptcy.

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Negative protection balance

As a professional client you are protected against negative balance up to the mandated limit of € 20,000

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Segregation of your funds

Segregation of your funds
The funds of OANDA are kept separate from client funds at all times.

What are the benefits of opening a Professional Client account with OANDA?

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Personal care and dedicated support from a licensed broker trusted for over 25 years.
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Trade over 8,000 instruments - CFDs on currencies, equities, indices, commodities, futures and cryptocurrencies.
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Access cutting-edge trading platforms MT5 and the OANDA mobile app, trade directly from your smartphone.
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Full transparency - access current and historical spread values (FXCuffs 2018 - Award for transparency).
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Over 20 years of experience serving high net worth clients in international markets.
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Security - OANDA is regulated by the Polish FSA along multiple global regulations we hold


Contact us by phone on 

(+48) 799399910

How to qualify as a Professional Client. There are three ways to qualify



(a minimum of two out of three must be met)

Documentation needed

Individual clients 
and companies with trading experience

Conclusion of transactions of significant value amounting to at least:

- EUR 12 000 (in words: twelve thousand euros) if the underlying instrument of the transaction was commodities other than gold;
- EUR 30 000 (in words: thirty thousand euro) if the underlying instrument of the transaction was gold;
- EUR 50 000 (in words: fifty thousand euros) if the underlying instrument of the transaction were currency pairs;
- EUR 35 000 (in words: thirty five thousand euro) if the transaction was based on indices;
- EUR 2 000 (in words: two thousand euro) if the underlying of the transaction was other assets not indicated above,

Each, in the relevant market, with an average frequency of at least 10 transactions 
per quarter over the last four quarters.

OANDA account holders are not required to submit any documentation. 
Account holders with other brokers must submit an account statement.

A portfolio of financial instruments including cash worth at least EUR 500,000.

OANDA account holders are not required to submit any documents. 
Account holders at other institutions must submit a bank account statement 
or investment account statement.

Minimum one-year professional experience in the financial sector in a position 
requiring professional knowledge about financial instruments or brokerage services.

Documents confirming employment history (employment certificate) or CV.



Documentation needed

Companies registered in the Professional Customers directory
 (excluding self-employed persons).

An entity that conducts on its own account transactions 
on money markets solely to secure positions taken on those markets or
whose secondary activity is, e.g. a regulated currency exchange.


Other financial service activities nec, excluding insurance and pension funds
This section covers: - activities related to financial services, including banks, 
insurance, reinsurance, activities related to pension funds and activities 
ancillary to financial services, - activities of holding companies, trusts,
funds and similar financial institutions.

Extract from the National Court Register.



Documentation needed

A company that meets certain capital requirements.

A company that meets capital requirements, 
e.g. sales revenue is at least EUR 40,000,000.

Annual Financial Statement.

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