You will need to have an account with IB in order to use TRADE (skip to 'Pre-Activation Steps' if you already have an account). To open an account please
use this link. Most accounts types are supported, like Margin IRA, and trusts. Non-marginable IRA accounts are not supported at this time.
NOTE: If you are transferring money from your bank account IB will place 2 small deposits for verification. Don't miss this step as it will appear that your account is taking a long time to get funded.
You will need the IB account number to proceed to the next steps.
Print, sign and scan the appropriate IB's Trade Signal disclosures which you will find at the bottom of this page. If you do not have a scanner
there are several online services that allow you upload the document, sign with your mousepad and download it back. Our favorite is
Scan your photo id, passport or driver license. If you don't have a scanner you can take a picture with your phone.