Open an Account

Opening a live account with Saxo is simple and secure 

Begin Application

Minimum funding is USD 2,000 to start trading. For South Africa and Middle East minimum funding is the local currency equivalent to USD 10,000. For Turkey minimum funding is USD 250,000. Please have the following documents ready to complete your application:

  • Proof of Identity: Passport, Drivers Licence, National Identification Card
  • Proof Residence: Government issued ID Card or Insurance Card, Recent Utility Bill or Bank Statement

Step 1 – Online Application

This is where we gather personal contact information, financial information, and proof-of-identity / residence documentation. The online application takes 5 to 10 minutes and can be completed on desktop, tablet and smart phone devices. 

Requirements: 2,000 USD is the minimum funding required to open an account with Saxo (applies to all account types); and documentation supporting proof of identity and residence is required for all applicants. (Additional documentation is required in some countries).

Step 2 – Approval Process

The approval process is completed on average within 48 hours and include verifying the information you have provided in your application and documentation.  

Step 3 – Funding

In most countries you can fund your account quickly with a credit card. In addition to funding with a credit card you can also fund with a  bank transfer.

Requirements: 2,000 USD is the minimum funding required to open an account with Saxo (applies to all account types). 

Open a Corporate Account

No matter how much you trade, no matter what your investment style, Saxo can provide for your needs.

Global markets, a broad range of asset classes, professional online trading tools, world-class market data streams and unparalleled services, your one Saxo account is the gateway to it all.

At Saxo, we reward the loyalty of our clients with the kind of benefits that matter most to them.








Access all platforms


Access to all trading products


24/5 customer support


No service fee


Free access to TradeMaker


Free access to Saxo Academy


Free extended news and research


Preferred customer service