Simply download/complete one of our Account Application Forms below and return to us along with any supporting documentation.

Key account features at OpenMarkets:

  • Your account will be CHESS Sponsored by us (all holdings attached to one HIN) unless you wish to settle via a margin loan
  • We’ll open a ANZ, Bank West or Macquarie cash account on your behalf, unless you have an existing account with one of approved providers
  • We’ll run an online ID check (if you consent on the application) or you can post in certified copies of identification documents
  • You get to choose your preferred trading platforms: WebTrader, Pulse, Iress Trader and Iress Pro (compare platforms)
  • Trade Australian Equities (stocks, ETFs and Warrants) – Standard Account
  • To trade Options, also complete an Options Application form **Note Options can only be traded through Pulse or Iress**

Form Library

Account Application Forms

Individual/Joint/Minor For accounts in the names of 1-3 individuals or a Sole Trader. Also use this form if you are applying on behalf of a minor (under age 18). Download
Company For private or public company accounts, including business, partnership and incorporated associations. Download
Trust/Super Funds For regulated and unregulated trust accounts, including super funds.

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Agreements & Disclosures

Client Agreement (trading T&C’s) Outlines the terms and conditions of OpenMarkets trading services, including CHESS Sponsorship agreement. Download
Financial Services Guide Summary of fees and transactional terms and conditions. Download
Best Execution Policy Our duty and policy to ensure the best execution for clients Download

Additional Applications

Options
Options Application Form

**New clients must also complete an Account Application form**

Complete this form if you wish to apply to trade options on your OpenMarkets account. For Covered Calls  – you must also complete the Registered Holder Collateral Cover Authorisation (RHCCA) form to lodge specific stock as collateral with the Australian Clearing House (ACH). Download
Options Product Disclosure Statement Outlines the terms and conditions for trading options and the different types of options you can trade at OpenMarkets. Download
ASX Booklet: Understanding Options Trading If you have applied to trade options you must first read and understand ASX’s explanatory booklet. It provides general information about trading in options and the associated risks involved. Download

Warrants

Warrants Agreement For existing clients only, who wish to apply to trade warrants on their account(s). (New clients can apply to trade warrants in the account application form.) Please also ensure you download and read the ASX explanatory booklet found below. Download
ASX Warrants Explanatory Booklet If you have applied to trade warrants, you must download, read and understand this explanatory booklet. It provides general information about investing warrants and the associated risks involved. Download
One Off Sales
One Off Sales Form Use this form is you wish to sell a listed security that is Issuer sponsored in an individual or joint name, at min. $200 or 1.5% per sale. Download

Third Party Authority Forms

Cash providers:

Bank West Third Party Authority  To link an existing Bank West CMA to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download
Macquarie Third Party Authority  To link an existing Macquarie CMA to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download
DDH Graham Third Party Authority Form  To link an existing DDH Graham Money Market Deposit Account to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download

Margin lenders:

Leveraged  Third Party Authority Form  To link an existing Leveraged margin loan to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download
NAB Third Party Authority Form  To link an existing NAB margin loan to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download
Margin Lending Authority Letter  To link an existing margin loan (from any provider) to settle transactions on your OpenMarkets account. Download

Other Forms

Broker to Broker Holdings Transfer Existing clients only. Use this form if you wish to transfer holdings attached to an existing HIN with another broker to your OpenMarkets HIN. Download
Change of Address For updating your CHESS registration address and/or your email address for contract notes on your account. Download
Change of Name To change your name on an account. **Supporting documents required – must be certified** Download
FATCA Supplementary Form FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) self-certification form for when individuals relating to companies, trust or super funds are U.S. citizens or residents for tax purposes. Download
Issuer Sponsored Holding Transfer Form To transfer issuer sponsored holdings to your OpenMarkets HIN. Download
Off Market Transfer Form To change the registered name on a holding from one entity to another. Download
Third Party Authority (trading) To grant a third party authority to view or transact on your trading account(s). Download