US Stock Trading for Everyone

Global Access With No Minimum Deposit

Alpaca’s mission is to bring the power of investing to everyone. Starting today, we’ve lifted our $30,000 minimum deposit. When we initially launched Trading API in 2018, we began an invite-only beta program for all users to try Alpaca’s APIs. With the increasing community interest and a growing waitlist, we’re excited to announce that after two years, we are lifting the $30,000 minimum deposit and allowing all non-US users to fund their accounts with as little as $1.

Simplified Global Onboarding

In order to satisfy the requirements set forth by the SEC and FINRA we are proud to be partnering with international KYC providers that verify identity in new and innovative ways. Simply upload the required documents and take a selfie. We will notify you as soon as your account is approved. This will help us reduce the amount of time it takes to verify users, which will enable us to activate accounts much faster.

No Minimum Deposit for Funding Accounts

Once your account is approved, you will be able to either wire funds directly into your brokerage account or directly transfer funds from your bank with one of our payment providers (many more coming on the way).

Happy trading!

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