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 for creating an account at eToro.

Supply an email address, choose a username, and use a strong, secure password.

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

67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs, only real Cryptocurrencies are available for US users.

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 as well as additional support documents which verify your identity.

Those supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like National identity card (front + back), Passport or Drivers license and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Utility bill(water, electricity, gas, internet, phone), Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Residence certificate or Tax document.


Such an verfication of identity is there to stop identity theft or fraud.

Step 3

Begin purchasing a ETF by depositing USD or EUR


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

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

As soon as your fiat currency hits your account, you will be able to buy any ETF.

With your account you will also have access to support, charting tools and leveraged trading.

Kudos! You have successfully purchased a ETF.



That's it!

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How to buy ETF

eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investing in stocks and cryptoassets, as well as trading CFDs.

Please note that CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Past performance is not an indication of future results. Trading history presented is less than 5 complete years and may not suffice as basis for investment decision.

Copy trading is a portfolio management service, provided by eToro (Europe) Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.

Cryptoassets are volatile instruments which can fluctuate widely in a very short timeframe and therefore are not appropriate for all investors. Other than via CFDs, trading cryptoassets is unregulated and therefore is not supervised by any EU regulatory framework.

eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs and makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication, which has been prepared by our partner utilizing publicly available non-entity specific information about eToro.