Open an account with OpenMarkets!

Simply follow the steps below to complete an OpenMarkets application form.

Step 1 Complete one of the below account applications according to the trustee or entity type:

A standard trading account allows you to trade Stocks, Exchange Traded Products, Hybrids, Warrants.

To trade Options (exchange traded) you will need to complete an Options Application Form. Note: Options can only be traded through Pulse or Iress.

*All international clients must use the PDF form.

Step 2 Key things to select on your application

Choose your trading platform



IRESS View Point

IRESS Trader



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Choose your settlement type

New Holder Identification Number (HIN)

Transfer existing HIN from another broker

Settle using a margin loan

All trading accounts are CHESS Sponsored by OpenMarkets, unless you wish to settle transactions and hold assets using your margin loan.

Choose your cash account

ANZ Cashactive



OR link an existing cash account.

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Step 3 Submit your application

For individuals or minor accounts simply follow the steps on the online form. Company and trust applications can be returned to us by:

Mail to:
OpenMarkets, Suite 300, 189 Queen Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Along with copies of your identification documents.

OpenMarkets is required by law to verify the identity of all applicants and beneficial owners. OpenMarkets can use the electronic verification services of Equifax which allows us to verify your identity electronically.

If you prefer to mail to us copies of your identification documents or your electronic verification check is unsuccessful, you will be required to provide the following certified copies of your identification:

a copy of one form government ID e.g. driving licence

a copy of your current bank statement no more than 3 months old

Please note: For new Bankwest accounts IDs must to be certified.

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