How to apply for a trading account

How to apply for an account

Applying for a trading account with XTB is quick and easy, and you could be trading the financial markets within three minutes. Simply follow our three-step process outlined below:

  1. Complete our simple online form and get instant access to our trading platforms while we verify your details.
  2. You may be required to upload additional documents to verify your identity (proof of identity, bank statement, etc) via your XTB Client Office.
  3. Once your application has been approved, you can deposit funds through our secure online process and start trading!

Your data is secure

  • Your personal information is safe with us
  • All data is passed via a secure SSL connection
  • We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN522157)

Protection of your funds

  • All retail Client Money is held in segregated client bank accounts in line with our regulatory obligations to ensure they are protected
  • Your funds are held in ring-fenced accounts separate to our own accounts
  • Your funds are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), up to £50,000 per person in the unlikely event of our insolvency

Why XTB?

  • We are one of Europe’s biggest brokers
  • Award-winning platform technology as voted by Personal Online Wealth Awards, with superior trade execution
  • Access to 1500+ instruments
  • Comprehensive education and free weekly Trading Club
  • Advanced technical analysis tools with free integrated market commentary

We’re here to help

If you have any questions about setting up an account, please contact our dedicated customer support team:



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