How to buy ETF

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy a ETF

Buy any ETF with eToro in three easy steps!

Step 1

Sign up to eToro

Use the following button and make an account at eToro.

Use an email address, pick out a username, and use a secure, strong password.

The infrastructure and website of eToro is fast and secure, so you're personal data is kept safe.

Step 2

Verification of your account


In order to buy a ETF, you will need to provide your date of birth, country, phone number and name alongside with additional support documents which verify your identity.

The supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like Passport, Drivers license or National identity card (front + back) and sometimes as well Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Credit card statement, Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


The reason for this strict verification is to avert identity fraud or theft.

Step 3

Commence purchasing a ETF by depositing fiat currencies, like EUR or USD


Funding your account with fiat currencies, like USD or EUR for swaping can be done different ways, including domestic wire transfers, SEPA and SWIFT and debitcard.

The variant you select will be based on your preference and location.

When your fiat currency arrives in your account, you will be able to buy any ETF.

Alongside your account you’ll also have access to support, charting tools and leveraged trading.

Congrats! You have successfully purchased a ETF.



That's it!

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