Open an Account

Opening a live account with Saxo is simple and secure. 

Begin Application

10,000 USD is the minimum required funding to start trading. You will need to 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
How to open an account with Saxo

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: 10,000 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 24 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.

Requirements10,000 USD is the minimum funding required to open an account with Saxo (applies to all account types). 


Open a Corporate Account

Applying for a Corporate Account is simple. Just fill out the application within the link below and submit it together with a few additional verification documents.

Open Corporate Account
Open a Corporate Account
Service Level Comparison

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


24/5 dedicated executive service


Individual pricing


FX options as tight as interbank spreads


Preferred customer service

Service Levels - Classic, Premium, Platinum

Classic Service Level

Includes everything you need from an online trading and investment provider, plus that little bit more. This means that next to full access to the Saxo universe, you also benefit from around-the-clock support and free access to the training and education content of the Saxo Academy.

Free access to Saxo Academy – Brush up your skills and expand your trading horizons with the short-sequence videos and online courses available via Saxo Academy.

Access to all trading products - Equities, bonds, forex, options to name just a few – Saxo offers a broad and global range of instruments and products, with access to best execution, reliable liquidity and instant trading.

24/5 support - If you have a question or face an issue, we are at your service. Please visit our Help Portal.

Premium Service Level

Advancing to Premium means additional research and news functionality. At this level, your trades and investments are likely becoming more sophisticated, creating a need for additional information sources and viewpoints as you manage your portfolio.

Free extended news and research - Stay ahead of the curve and use our customisable feeds, alerts and sources to inform your trading.

24/5 dedicated account executive service - Gain access to your personal account manager, dedicated to handle your personal back office and freeing your capacities for trading and investing.

In order to be eligible for the Premium Service Level your account value must be a minimum of $100,000 or the equivalent. You are also required to have an account activity of at least three trades per quarter.

Platinum Service Level

As you accelerate to Platinum, the highest level, we fully individualise the Saxo interface. This includes optimised prices and tailored information as well as direct access to your personal account manager. Platinum represents the truest union of online firepower and individual service.

Individual pricing - Prices are optimised in your interest and you benefit from some of the best conditions in the market, such as FX options trade at interbank spreads.

Preferred client service - From the access to your account manager to information services and support, everything is optimised for your maximum benefit.

In order to be eligible for Platinum Service Level your account value must be a minimum of $500,000 or the equivalent. You are also required to have an account activity of at least three trades per quarter

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