Direct Trading Margin Account

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Benefits:

  • Borrow money against the securities you currently own
  • Act quickly and decisively when an opportunity aligns with your investment goals
  • Apply for Option Trading and Short Selling to expand your investment opportunities
 

Let's get started!

Opening a TD Direct Investing account is convenient and easy:

  • Get help when you need it
  • Application time: as little as 20 minutes
  • You may also apply for more products and services using this application

Expand To be eligible to apply online, you must:

  • Apply for an account in your name only (no Power of Attorney or Joint Accounts)* 
  • Be a Canadian resident
  • Be of age of majority in your province or territory
  • Agree to share your information with TD Bank Group so that we can serve you better
* If you are a Pro you must apply in person at any TD Canada Trust Branch or TD Direct Investing location to open your account.

Expand What information you will need:

Please note you will need the following information to complete the application:

  • Your Social Insurance Number
  • The ability to visit a TD Canada Trust Branch or TD Direct Investing location to open your account

When applying for credit products, you may need to provide:

  • Your estimated income
  • Your estimated monthly mortgage or rent amount
  • A list of your personal assets

Expand What you can expect:

When the online portion of this application is finished, you will need to wait 2 business days before coming into a TD Canada Trust Branch or TD Direct Investing location to complete the application in person.

At that time, you will need to bring in one piece of government issued photo identification with you to the branch.

If you don't complete the application in person within 30 days, your application will expire and you will have to re-apply.