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

Create a eToro account

Use the following button and create an account at eToro.

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

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

Step 2

Verify your identity


In order to buy a ETF, you will need to provide your country, date of birth, name and phone number as well as additional support documents verifying your personal identity.

The supporting documents are a valid photo ID, like Driver license or Passport and sometimes also Proof of Residence Document like Bank statement, Credit card statement, Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Tax document or Residence certificate.


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

Step 3

Begin purchasing a ETF by depositing USD or EUR


Backing your account with USD or EUR for exchanging can be done distinct ways, including domestic wire transfers, SEPA and SWIFT and creditcard.

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

After your fiat currency hits your account, you will be able to buy any ETF.

With your account you’ll also have access to charting tools, and 24-hour support.

Congratulations! You've successfully purchased a ETF.



That's it!

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