Depositing and Funding your account - FAQ




How do I deposit?


Depositing funds into your trading account is fast and straightforward.
There are various methods with which you can fund your account, simply choose whichever method you prefer.

In order to start trading you need to first create a trading account. Please follow these steps:


How will the charges appear on my Credit Card statement?


Your Credit Card charges will be posted on your Credit Card statement under eToro (Europe) Ltd.*
If your Credit Card deposit was made via Skrill (Moneybookers), it will appear on your Credit Card statement under Skrill.

Feel free to contact our support team with any billing question you might have at: https://www.etoro.com/application/help/contact.aspx.

* eToro (Europe) Ltd. is an online trading company, which has licensed the eToro platform and which distributes and operates it worldwide. eToro (Europe) Ltd. opens eToro’s trading accounts and processes its financial transactions. For this reason your credit card charges will appear on your statement under eToro (Europe) Ltd. 

What deposit methods are available?


For your convenience, we’ve provided various deposit methods at your disposal.
Here is a list of the available methods:

If at any point you encounter problems please do not hesitate to contact us at: https://www.etoro.com/application/help/contact.aspx, we are committed to assisting you in every way possible.

Is depositing safe and secure?


Yes, depositing money to your account is absolutely safe, private and secure.
All transactions are communicated using Secure Socket Layer technology, ensuring that your personal information is safe.

What are the deposit amount limitations?


A single deposit is subject to the following minimum and maximum amount requirements:
















































Payment Method Minimum Maximum
Credit Card $50 $5,000 *
Wire Transfer $500 None
PayPal $50 $5,000
Neteller $50 $10,000
1-Pay $50 $10,000
Skrill (MoneyBookers) $50 $5,000
Webmoney $50 $50,000
GiroPay $50 $50,000

 

* Unverified accounts are limited to 1000$ deposits only. In order to upgrade your account to Verified status please contact our support. Note, that at any time we reserve the right to change any of the deposit limitations indicated.


How do I deposit by Credit Card?


To deposit using a Credit Card, please click the “Credit Card” option, and fill in the deposit form. Within minutes your account should be credited with funds. If your request is not approved, you will be notified via email.

How do I deposit by Wire Transfer?


To deposit via Wire Transfer, please click on the Wire Transfer option in Cashier, choose the currency and the amount and click on Next. Different details will be given for different currencies so make sure you have chosen the correct currency.

  1. Print out the Wire Transfer details appearing on the screen

  2. Go to your bank and forward your Wire Transfer

  3. Fill in your username and the transaction reference number in Payment Details field

  4. Your bank will issue a SWIFT document of your transfer

  5. After transferring the funds please upload a scanned copy of the SWIFT* document to  https://www.etoro.com/application/help/contact.aspx


* If it was an online transfer please make a screenshot of the online confirmation

Note: Wire transfer deposits can take up 4-7 business days. Your eToro trading account will be credited once the transfer has been confirmed by our bank . The rate will be calculated on the day the deposit was processed to your account.


How do I deposit by PayPal?


Important: you must have a PayPal account in order to use this option.

To deposit via PayPal, please click on the “PayPal” option, enter the amount you wish to deposit, click on “Continue” and then follow these steps:

  1. You will be redirected to the PayPal website

  2. Enter your email and password in order to login to your PayPal’s account

  3. Review the transaction details

  4. Once you verified the details, click “Pay”


Within minutes your trading account should be credited. If for any reason your request is not approved, you will be notified by email.
*Please note that it may take up to 7 business days for us to process this type of deposit.

How do I deposit by Neteller / 1-Pay?


To deposit via Neteller, please click the “Neteller” option, and complete the form using your Secure ID and Neteller account number.

How do I deposit by Skrill (formerly MoneyBookers)?


To deposit using Skrill, click the “Skrill” option, enter the amount you wish to deposit and your Skrill account email.

Note: if you do not have a Skrill account, click on the “click here” link that appears at the bottom of the screen.

You will be redirected to the Skrill website where you will be asked to enter your password in order to log in. You can then choose to either use your Skrill account balance or a credit card. Review the transaction and once you've made sure that all the details are correct, and click on “Pay”.

Within minutes your trading account should be credited with funds. If for any reason your request is not approved you will be notified via email.

How do I deposit by WebMoney?


To deposit using WebMoney, click the “WebMoney” option, enter the amount you wish to deposit and your WebMoney ID.

Note: If you don't have a WebMoney account yet, click on the “click here” link that appears at the bottom of the screen. You will then be redirected to a WebMoney page, where you will need to follow these steps:

Within minutes your trading account should be credited with funds. If for any reason your request is not approved you will be notified via email.

How can I deposit by Sofortüberweisung?


Sofortüberweisung enables simple, real-time payments directly from your online bank. In order to use this service, you will need your customer number, BSB or BLZ (Branch Code), PIN (Personal Identification Number) and TAN (Transaction Authorization Number).

To deposit using Sofortüberweisung, from the Cashier select the “Sofortüberweisung” option and enter the amount you wish to deposit. You will then be redirected to a secure payments page.

You will then be required to enter your account name and number, your online password and a TAN to confirm the payment.

Once you confirm your transaction, you will be redirected back to the Cashier, where you will receive notification of the transaction result.

Within minutes your trading account should be credited with funds. If for any reason your request is not approved you will be notified via email.

Did you know?

There is more than one way to fund a trading account. Chances are, we have the most convenient method for you.

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