Apply for an LMAX Global Account

Client Classification

To understand the differences between client classifications, please see LMAX Global – Treatment of Professional and Retail Clients.

As a Professional client, a minimum of two criteria that support your Professional classification:

  • I have carried out transactions, in significant size, on the relevant market at an average frequency of 10 per quarter over the previous four quarters
  • the size of my financial instrument portfolio, defined as including cash deposits and financial instruments, exceeds EUR 500,000
  • I work or have worked in the financial sector for at least one year in a professional position, which requires knowledge of the transactions or services envisaged

As a Retail client, you are eligible to apply for an account with LMAX Global, LMAX Global EU or LMAX New Zealand.

LMAX Global UK – FCA regulated broker based in the UK.
Eligible clients reside in the UK or outside of Europe.

LMAX Global EU – CySec regulated broker based in Cyprus.
Eligible clients reside in the EEA, excluding the UK.

LMAX Global NZ – Registered Financial Services Provider based in New Zealand.
Eligible clients reside outside of Europe.
Flexible leverage up to 200:1 available.

Important Information

Before we can open your account, we are required to verify your identity. If you are an individual and a resident in the UK, Sweden, and Germany, the details you submit to us will be checked by a third party credit agency. This is not a credit check and will not show on your records. If we are unable to identify you electronically, we will request further documentation to complete your application. Once your account is open we may ask you to provide further documentation such as evidence of funds to support your trading activity.

To complete your application with LMAX, please be advised that you will need to submit a copy of a recent utility/phone bill featuring your name and address – matching that which you enter on the application. Also, we will need a copy of your passport or government-issued identification. Scanned copies of the above two documents you will need to send:

Please note we are unable to accept applications from:
Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Congo DR, Cote D’Ivoire, Canada, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Iceland, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Tunisia, Eritrea, Gaza Strip, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Serbia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, United States, West Bank, Zimbabwe residents.