How to buy iShares International Treasury Bond ETF

A Step-by-Step-Guide on how to buy iShares International Treasury Bond (IGOV) ETF

Buy the ETF from iShares International Treasury Bond in three easy steps!

Step 1

Make a eToro account

Use the following button and make an account at eToro.

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

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

68% 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 identity


In order to buy iShares International Treasury Bond, you have to provide your name, date of birth, country and phone number alongside with additional support documents which verify your personal 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 Credit card statement, Payroll statement -or- Official salary document from employer, Insurance statement, Tax document or Residence certificate.


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

Step 3

Start ordering iShares International Treasury Bond by depositing EUR or USD


Backing your account with fiat currencies, like USD or EUR for exchanging can be done different ways, which includes SEPA, SWIFT and domestic wire transfers or debitcard.

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

Once your fiat currency strikes your account, you will be able to buy ETF from iShares International Treasury Bond (IGOV).

Alongside your account you will as well have access to charting tools, 24-hour global client support, leveraged trading and advanced order types.

Congratulations! You've successfully bought iShares International Treasury Bond (IGOV).

That's it!

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