CFDs and spread bets are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 70% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

How to Open a Live Account

If you are an experienced trader or if you have already spent time on a Demo account and are now looking to transition to Live trading, you can apply to open a Live account by visiting the LCG website

How to Open a Live Account

From the homepage, click the ‘Open Live Account’ button. From there, you will be taken to a registration page. Here you can select your preferred platform and account currency.

Once you have filled in all the required information, click ‘Next’.

On the second stage of the registration process you will be asked to provide additional information including your personal details (name, DOB and nationality, address), information about your employment and financial background, and answer whether you are a citizen of the United States or pay taxes in another country other than the one in which you reside.

The third stage of the registration process includes questions relating to your trading experience and knowledge and ability to understand the risks involved in trading our products. These are designed to ascertain whether trading leveraged financial derivatives is an appropriate method of investment for you. You must also acknowledge that you understand the risks involved in trading on margin. Once you have completed the required fields click on the ‘Next’ button.

The final stage of the registration process is an acknowledgement that you have read and understood all the documentation relating to the products and services provided by LCG and that you understand the risks in trading CFDs. You may also sign up to receive research and educational material from LCG by email. Once you have completed all the required declarations, click the ‘Submit’ button.

Assuming the information you provided during the registration process is correct, your registration will then be completed and you will be automatically logged in to our client portal, My LCG. From here, you can upload documents to verify your account, deposit funds, create additional accounts and launch your platform to begin trading the world’s markets.

*Important Note: Please note that Spread Betting is only available for clients residing in the United Kingdom and registered with LCG Limited.