Create an Account
It's free to set up a Spread Betting account and start dealing.
Before you apply, it is important to read our risk disclosure notice and customer agreement. Our order execution policy,
conflicts policy and complaints information are also available, if you want to know more.
If you have any queries, please contact us on email@example.com or call 0800 195 3100.
You complete our short online form
We check and verify your application
You get an email with your new account details
What we offer
We offer our clients:
- Thousands of global financial markets
- An award-winning trading platform, mobile apps and analysis centre
- Professional charting software
- 24-hour phone support from our dealing desk and client services team
What we do
We ask questions to:
- Establish your identity
- Protect against possible fraud
- Assess if spread betting is appropriate for you – this is a regulatory requirement
We hold all information securely in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
What we never do
We promise to:
- Never contact your employer as part of the application
- Never share your data with third parties
- Never ask for a deposit to open a spread betting account
Apply by post
If you'd prefer to apply by post, download and print a PDF form and send it to:
IG Index Ltd
Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill
Please remember to enclose proof of your identity when returning this form.
Apply on your mobile device
If you have downloaded our app for iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows Phone 7, you can open an account from the app's
Download the app by searching for 'IG Spread Bet' in:
- App Store
- Google Play
- Windows Marketplace
Spread bets are leveraged products. Spread betting may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.