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You can open a stockbroking account by taking a few minutes to fill in an application form online. Most applicants can be identified online and will not need to send in any paperwork.
When we’ve confirmed your ID or if you're electronically identified, we’ll process your application and open your stockbroking account within 2-4 days. You can then begin trading over the phone or online immediately (you’ll need funds and/or shares in your stockbroking account in order to place orders).
Please note: we can only accept applications from clients permanently residing in Australia.
To transfer holdings held with another broker, please complete the Transfer CHESS Holdings form.
If you want to transfer holdings held with the Issuer, please complete the Issuer to Chess transfer form.
You can change your address from within the standard stockbroking platform by following the steps below
Note – For address change, you will need to select one of the following options
(i) Change residential address only
(ii) Change postal address only
(iii) Change both residential and postal addresses.
Enter the new address as per the option selected.
6. Click on submit to confirm your updated details
If you need any further support please reach out to our client services team at
Phone: 1300 360 071
Yes, if you hold your CHESS holdings with us contact our Client Services team on 1300 360 071 and we can set you up with view-only access to our platform. If you also have a CMC Markets Cash Account you can trade online.
Only the account holder, or account holders if it’s a joint account, can trade on your stockbroking account unless you’ve authorised someone else to trade on your behalf. If you’d like to nominate another person to trade on your stockbroking account, you need to complete the Authorised Agent (Authorised Person) Form and send it to us.
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You have a choice of three market-price data plans for viewing ASX prices:
Click Here for more details about fees and charges, and click here for more information on our tiers.
We will need a signed request from you stating that you wish to close your account, alongside with a copy of your primary form of ID.
This signed request can be scanned/email, post or faxed.