How do I open a live account?

In order to open a live account you need to apply online. If you successfully open and fund your account, you may begin trading within one to two business days.

Opening an account is a simple, three-step process.

  1. Complete your application online in minutes.
    You may upload your documents to www.MyFXCM.com. Login using the username and password. If you are unable to login to www.MyFXCM.com, you may also submit your documents as scanned images (JPG, GIF, BMP, DOC, PDF-no password protection please) to our new accounts department at admin@fxcm.za.com , or via fax to +27 10 500 2222.
  2. Fund your account.
    Most clients find a debit card, credit card, or bank wire to be the fastest and easiest funding methods. Visit www.MyFXCM.com to submit your deposit. Once the application is complete and funds are processed, you can begin trading right away!

Open an account now

For more information about opening a live account, please contact FXCM by live chat or by phone at +27 10 500 1906.