Standard Account Transfer Form

By completing the following form, you are requesting Forex Capital Markets Limited (“FXCM”) to change your Mini Account to a Standard Account.


Account Comparison

Account Minimum $50 $2,000
Forex Leverage Up to 400:1 Up to 100:1
CFD Leverage (Indices & Commodities) Up to 200:1 Up to 200:1
Forex Pairs 21 39
CFD Instruments 18 18
Forex Execution Dealing Desk No Dealing Desk
Forex Pricing Total cost is spread Low Commissions

FXCM reserves the right to transfer a client from Dealing Desk to No Dealing Desk in its absolute discretion.

Ensure that you understand the terms of your request before you click submit. Contact client services should you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding your request.

Your account must be flat for at least 24 hours at the time of processing.

Please complete the form below

  1. I understand that submission of this form only constitutes a request and that it does not require FXCM to comply with my Request. I agree that following my submission of this form, FXCM will act in a commercially reasonable manner to review my Request, but that it shall not be bound to act or make any decision within a specified period of time. FXCM may approve or reject my Request in its sole and absolute discretion.
  2. I understand that my account must be flat for at least 24 hours and have no open positions (i.e. no live trades, stop orders, limit orders, or entry orders) at the time of processing. If my account is not flat, and there was FX trading within 24 hours, I understand that FXCM may not be able to process my Request.
  3. I understand that in order to process my Request, FXCM may, in its sole discretion, create a new Standard Account and transfer the funds from my existing trading account. I understand that I may receive a new account number.
  4. I understand that if I have multiple accounts under the same MyFXCM login, each account must meet the criteria in order to process the Request. I also understand that the Request, if approved, will apply to all trading accounts associated with my MyFXCM login.
  5. I understand that a transfer of my account may result in differences in tradable prices.
  6. I understand that even if my Request is fulfilled, these Terms do not impact FXCM’s rights under the Terms of Business to change margin requirements in its sole discretion at any time without notice to me.
  7. If my Request is approved, I understand that FXCM’s Terms of Business, Rate Card and all relevant policies including any relevant fees or charges will continue to govern my accounts and trading activity with FXCM, as amended and supplemented by these Terms.
  8. I understand that my leverage settings are based on my trading profile or trading experience.

Thank You

Your information has been received and will be processed shortly.

Execution Disclaimer: FXCM aggregates bid and ask prices from a pool of liquidity providers and is the final counterparty when trading forex on FXCM's dealing desk and No Dealing Desk (NDD) execution models. With NDD, FXCM's platforms display the best-available direct bid and ask prices from the liquidity providers. In addition to the spread, the trading cost with NDD is a fixed lot-based commission at the open and close of the trade. While generally NDD accounts offer spreads with no markups, in some circumstances, FXCM may add a markup to NDD spreads. This may occur due to, but not limited to, account type, such as accounts opened through a referring agent. With dealing desk execution, FXCM can act as the dealer on any or all currency pairs. Backup liquidity providers fill in when FXCM does not act as the dealer. FXCM’s dealing desk has fewer liquidity providers than NDD. There are many other factors to consider when choosing an execution model (such as conflict of interest, trading style or strategy). See Execution Risks. Note: Contractual relationships with liquidity providers are consolidated through the FXCM Group, which, in turn, provides technology and pricing to the group affiliate entities. 

Compensation: When executing customers' trades, FXCM can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads it receives from its liquidity providers for certain account types, and adding a markup to rollover. Under the Dealing Desk execution model, FXCM may act as a dealer and may receive additional compensation from trading. 

Leverage: Leverage is a double-edged sword and can dramatically amplify your profits. It can also just as dramatically amplify your losses. Trading foreign exchange with any level of leverage may not be suitable for all investors. 

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