eToro USA Clients

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eToro is available for traders who are residents of the United States but the service that they provide is different from the one that they offer to non-US clients.

The phase 1 for their services in the US started in July 2018 by offering their online platforms for trading cryptocurrencies.

If you are from the USA and would like to know more information about trading with eToro and other related matters then continue reading this page so you will be more informed.

Ready to open an eToro USA account?

If you're from the USA and are already interested to sign-up for account with eToro then you may click the button below to get started. Keep in mind that this registration link is for US residents only.


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How to Sign-up for an Account If I Am from USA?

If you’re from the USA, below are the basic steps to follow if you want to open an account with eToro:

  1. Open your web browser and go to their official website: www.etoro.com. You will see a welcome page. Click on the “Continue” button.

    eToro welcome screen for US residents

    eToro welcome screen for US residents



  2. This will open the eToro homepage. Click on the “Join Now” button.

    eToro USA homepage

    eToro USA homepage



  3. This will open the online registration form where you will be required to enter a username, email and password. Be sure to review the eToro USA LLC’s terms & conditions, privacy policy and cookie policy and check on the boxes to indicate your agreement prior to clicking on the “Create Account” button.

    eToro sign-up form for US residents

    eToro sign-up form for US residents



  4. You will then be asked to check your inbox and click on the link that they sent to you to verify your registration.

    Note: If you haven’t received the email, you might want to check your spam/junk folder or simply resend the email.

    eToro email sign-up verification notice for US clients

    eToro email sign-up verification notice for US clients



  5. After clicking on the verification link, it will take you to the eToro platform with a welcome message prompting you to complete your profile. Click on the “Continue” button to proceed or you may do it later if you simply want to explore the platform.

    eToro welcome pop-up for US traders

    eToro welcome pop-up for US traders



License in the USA

Is eToro legal in the USA?

Yes, eToro legally operates in the US and its platform is provided by eToro USA LLC, which is registered with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) as a Money Services Business (“MSB”).

They also have a license with regulators from several states.

State Granted License Financial Authority
Alabama Money Transmission License (754) Alabama Securities Commission
Alaska Money Transmitter License (AK-MT-011361) State of Alaska, Division of Banking & Securities
Arkansas Money Transmitter License (116264) Arkansas Securities Department
Connecticut Money Transmission License (MT-1769299) Connecticut Department of Banking, Consumer Credit Division
Florida Money Transmitter License (FT230000255) Florida Office of Financial Regulation
Georgia Seller of Payment Instruments License (64040) Georgia Department of Banking and Finance
Idaho Money Transmitters License (MTL-237) Idaho Department of Finance
Illinois Money Transmitter License (MT.0000380) Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Iowa Money Services License (2018-0141) Iowa Division of Banking
Louisiana Money Transmission License Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions
Mississippi Money Transmitter License Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance
Nebraska Money Transmitter License Nebraska Department of Banking & Finance
New Mexico Money Transmitter License New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department, Financial Institutions Division
North Carolina Money Transmitter License (182621) North Carolina Commissioner of Banks
North Dakota Money Transmitter License (MT103394) North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions
Ohio Money Transmitter License (OHMT153) Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Financial Institutions
Oregon Money Transmitter License (30223) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities
South Dakota Money Transmitter License (MT.2159) South Dakota Department of Labor Regulation, Division of Banking
Texas Money Transmitter License (3181) Texas Department of Banking
Vermont Money Transmitter License (100-126) Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, Banking Division
Washington Money Transmitter License (550-MT-115893) Washington Department of Financial Institutions, Division of Consumer Services
US license details of eToro USA LLC based on state level


Look: During the registration process, you will be required to read the Terms and Conditions, which you need to be in agreement with in order to open an account. Via this specific Terms and Conditions, you will be able to see the operating company and the regulation that applies to you and as a US resident, it should be "eToro USA LLC".

You can also find this information by accessing your profile settings on the platform.

eToro account under eToro USA LLC

eToro account under eToro USA LLC

USA Office

eToro USA LLC has a physical office in the country. The complete address of their US headquarters is 221 River St., 9th Floor, Hoboken New Jersey 07030.

 


Can I Use eToro in the US?

Yes, as of this writing, eToro allows its US clients to trade cryptocurrencies and participate in social trading.

Currently, they are on phase 1 and real trading is allowed in a number of states while some states can open an account but only access the virtual portfolio (demo account) for the meantime.

Based on their availability map, real trading is available for residents of the following states:

Northeast Midwest South West Unincorporated Territories
Connecticut Illinois Alabama Alaska Northern Mariana Islands
Maine Indiana Arkansas Arizona United States Minor Outlying Islands
Massachusetts Iowa Florida California  
New Jersey Kansas Georgia Colorado  
Pennsylvania Michigan Kentucky Idaho  
Rhode Island Missouri Louisiana Montana  
Vermont Nebraska Maryland New Mexico  
  North Dakota Mississippi Oregon  
  Ohio North Carolina Utah  
  South Dakota Oklahoma Washington  
  Wisconsin South Carolina Wyoming  
    Texas    
    Virginia    
    Washington D.C.    
    West Virginia    
US states supported by eToro grouped per region


There are some features that are not accessible or disabled on the platform:

  • Some markets are not available for trading
  • Deactivated buttons like opening sell trades
  • Comments on the News Feed are disabled


Residents of the listed states and territories below can sign-up for an account but won’t be able to trade (for now):

  • Delaware
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Nevada
  • Puerto Rico
  • Tennessee


eToro is not available for residents of the following states and territories:

  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • US Virgin Islands

Take note: Traders who are residing outside of the USA but are citizens of the US are not allowed to access their service and this is due to regulatory requirements.

Minimum Deposit: $50

The minimum initial deposit requirement for US residents is $50.

Did you know?

This is much lower as compared to the requirement for non-US clients such as Algeria where the lowest accepted first deposit is $5,000. Residents other supported countries must make an initial funding of $1,000 (as per their website, this is a temporary increase from the standard $200).

Tradable Cryptocurrencies for US Clients

Currently, there are around 20 tradable crypto assets available on the online platform and most of these are the most popular ones or those that have the largest market capitalizations (or market cap).

Note: New cryptos maybe added and some existing products could be removed from the list depending on the market conditions.

Crypto Asset Symbol
Bitcoin BTC
Ethereum ETH
Bitcoin Cash BCH
Ripple XRP
Dash DASH
Litecoin LTC
Ethereum Classic ETC
Cardano ADA
IOTA MIOTA
Stellar Lumens XLM
EOS EOS
NEO NEO
TRON TRX
ZCash ZEC
Binance Coin BNB
Tezos XTZ
Chainlink LINK
Uniswap UNI
Dogecoin DOGE
Compound COMP
Aave AAVE
Yearn.finance YFI
Decentraland MANA
Cryptocurrency assets that can be traded on eToro's platform

Customer Support

Phone support is not available for eToro’s clients in the US so the next options available for traders with an equity lower than $5000 are email, opening a ticket, or using the live chat feature from the Customer Service page.

A dedicated account manager is assigned for clients who have a minimum equity of $5000 or already members the eToro’s Club.

Priority customer support is provided for Platinum Club members or accounts that have an equity size of $25000 or higher.

Fees for US Clients in Detail

eToro doesn’t charge any commissions or fees for trading and their pricing is via the spreads.

Spread: A Quick 101

The spread is small fee that is added to the transaction based on the bid and the ask price difference. This fee may change depending on market conditions. While most brokers impose a spread for buying and selling, eToro only applies it when the cryptoasset has been placed with a Buy order and then it automatically adjusts for a Sell order.

Withdrawal Fees

In addition, there are also no fees for withdrawals. This only applies for clients under eToro USA LLC. Keep in mind that depending on your bank, they may charge you with a fee for receiving transfers so be sure to verify this with them.

Wallet Fees

There are no fees to pay when you are sending or receiving transactions with eToro.

Receiving BTC on eToro Wallet

Receiving BTC on eToro Wallet

No eToro USA Account Yet?

If you're from the USA and are interested to register for an account with eToro then you may click the button below to start the process. Keep in mind that this registration link is intended for US residents only.


I'm ready to open an eToro account


eToro USA LLC does not offer CFDs and makes no representation and assumes no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the content of this publication, which has been prepared by our partner utilizing publicly available non-entity specific information about eToro. Your capital is at risk.