Q - Does Alpaca require a minimum deposit?

For U.S. residents (individual taxable accounts): No, Alpaca does not require a minimal deposit to fund your account.

For non-U.S. residents (invite only beta): Yes, there is $30,000 initial funding requirement in today’s beta program. Also, the program allows only international-wire transfer to deposit funds (it does not support TransferWise or Revolut).

For business entities globally (invite only beta for business trading accounts): Yes, there is $30,000 initial funding requirement in today’s beta program.

Please read Account Plans for more information.

Account Plans - Documentation | Alpaca
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