How to open an account

Start trading across our award-winning* OANDA Trade platform and MT4 in 3 easy steps: complete our application form, verify your identity and deposit funds.

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Step 1: Apply for an account

To apply, you must be over 18 years old, and a legal resident of the country from which you are applying.

We only ask questions that are relevant to your application and for regulatory purposes.

Be prepared to upload proof of identity and address, such as your full passport or national ID card.

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Step 2: Verify your identity and address

We will need you to send some documentation to verify your identity and address. You can scan the below documents or use your smartphone to take a picture of the documents and submit them through our secure portal.

Proof of identity

You can use an identity document such as national ID card (front and back) or passport to verify your identity. For example, your Spanish national ID card or French passport.

Scan or take a photo of your document

We cannot accept copies of copies, black and white copies and/or photocopies. The document must be either a scan or photo of the original document.

Netherlands Identity Card

In certain cases, we may need you to submit additional documents. A member of our team will get in touch with you via your preferred method of communication to let you know if any further documents are needed.

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Step 3: Fund and trade

To deposit funds, log in to ‘manage funds’ using your OANDA account details and click on the ‘deposit’ button. You can fund your trading account using a number of methods, including debit and credit cards, as well as bank wire transfer. There is no minimum deposit amount.

Ready to start trading? Open an account in minutes

Already have a live trading account? It's easy to fund your account using one of the following payment methods.

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Depositing and withdrawing funds

It is simple and straightforward to deposit and withdraw funds to and from your OANDA account.

Transparent trading costs

We are upfront about our fees so you know how much you are paying when you trade with us.

Take a position with OANDA Trade

OANDA Trade can be accessed from your web-browser, tablet and mobile device.