Location Restrictions

Onboarding requirements for FTX US and FTX US Derivatives are entirely different due to federal regulations. Trading may vary based on location. Details can be found below. 

FTX US 

FTX US currently accepts all individual applications except the following jurisdictions:

FTX US does not onboard or provide services to personal accounts of current residents of New York State (US), Ontario (Canada), Cuba, Crimea and Sevastopol, Luhansk People's Republic, Donetsk People's Republic, Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, North Korea, or Antigua and Barbuda.  There may be partial restrictions in other jurisdictions, potentially including Hong Kong and Canada.  FTX also does not onboard any users from Ontario or Japan, or non-professional investors from Hong Kong.

FTX US currently accepts all Company applications except the following jurisdictions:

FTX US does not onboard or provide services to corporate accounts of entities located in, established in, or a resident of Cuba, Crimea and Sevastopol, Luhansk People's Republic, Donetsk People's Republic, Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, or North Korea. FTX also does not onboard corporate accounts located in or a resident of Antigua or Barbuda.  FTX also does not onboard any users from Ontario (Canada), New York State (US), or Japan, or non-professional investors from Hong Kong.

Registrations are prohibited from Japan.

 

FTX US Derivatives

Individual Accounts:

FTX US Derivatives is accepting applications for U.S. individuals.

Note: We are currently unable to accept applications from US student visa holders.

You can open an account on start.ledgerx.com! The application is easy and only takes 5 minutes. Applications are generally approved within 24 hours. 

FTX US Derivatives customers are required to provide a document that reflects the United States residence, including a driver's license, state ID, passport, passport card or permanent resident card. 

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • Address details
  • ID document
  • Social Security Number (SSN)

Company Accounts:

FTX US Derivatives is currently accepting applications for companies in the following jurisdictions:

  • United States (US)
  • Cayman Islands
  • British Virgin Islands (BVI)
  • Entities wholly owned or managed by a United States entity/individual
  • National Futures Association (NFA) registered entity/individual

We do not support self-directed IRA accounts or trust accounts right now. We hope to accept self-directed IRAs and trusts in the future.

Documents required for the company application:

  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Organizational Documents such as LLC Operating or Partnership Agreement and Registration Certificate, Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws, or other organizational documents
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policy. If your entity does not need an AML letter because it does not accept outside funds, please upload a signed document with this statement.
  • Beneficial Owner IDs
  • Legal Entity Identifier (can request from https://lei.bloomberg.com/ and it generally takes less than 24 hours). We are required to obtain this for regulatory reporting