How to Sign Up and Deposit Money at FBS
How to Sign up at FBS
The process of opening an account at FBS is simple.
How to Sign up a Trading Account
- Visit the website fbs.com or click here
- Click the "Open an account" button in the top right corner of the website. You’ll need to go through the registration procedure and get a personal area.
- You can register via a social network or enter the data required for account registration manually.
Enter your valid email and full name. Make sure to check that the data is correct; it will be needed for verification and a smooth withdrawal process. Then click on the “Register as Trader” button.
You will be shown a generated temporary password. You can continue using it, but we recommend you to create your password.
An email confirmation link will be sent to your email address. Make sure to open the link in the same browser your open Personal Area is.
As soon as your email address is confirmed, you will be able to open your first trading account. You can open a Real account or Demo one.
Let’s go through the second option. Firstly, you will need to choose an account type. FBS offers a variety of account types.
- If you are a newbie, choose cent or micro account to trade with smaller amounts of money as you get to know the market.
- If you already have Forex trading experience, you might want to choose standard, zero spread or unlimited account.
In order to find out more about the account types, check here the Trading section of FBS.
Depending on the account type, it may be available for you to choose the MetaTrader version, account currency, and leverage.
Congratulations! Your registration is finished!
You will see your account information. Make sure to save it and keep it in a safe place. Note that you will need to enter your account number (MetaTrader login), trading password (MetaTrader password), and MetaTrader server to MetaTrader4 or MetaTrader5 to start trading.
Don’t forget that to be able to withdraw money from your account, you need to verify your profile first.
How to Sign up with Facebook accountAlso, you have an option to open your account through web by Facebook and you can do that in just few simple steps:
1. Click on Facebook button at registration page
2. Facebook login window will be opened, where you will need to enter your email address that you used to register in Facebook
3. Enter the password from your Facebook account
4. Click on “Log In”
Once you’ve clicked on the “Log in” button, FBS is requesting access to: Your name and profile picture and email address. Click Continue...
After That You will be automatically redirected to the FBS platform.
1. To sign up with a Google+ account, click on the corresponding button in the registration form.
How to Sign up with Google+ account
2. In the new window that opens, enter your phone number or email and click “Next”.
3. Then enter the password for your Google account and click “Next”.
After that, follow the instructions sent from the service to your email address.
How to Sign up with Apple ID1. To sign up with a Apple ID, click on the corresponding button in the registration form.
2. In the new window that opens, enter your Apple ID and click “Next”.
3. Then enter the password for your Apple ID and click “Next”.
After that, follow the instructions sent from the service to your Apple ID.
FBS Android App
If you have an Android mobile device you will need to download the official FBS mobile app from Google Play or here. Simply search for “FBS – Trading Broker” app and download it on your device.
The mobile version of the trading platform is exactly the same as web version of it. Consequently, there won’t be any problems with trading and transferring funds. Moreover, FBS trading app for Android is considered to be the best app for online trading. Thus, it has a high rating in the store.
FBS iOS App
If you have an iOS mobile device you will need to download the official FBS mobile app from App Store or here. Simply search for “FBS – Trading Broker” app and download it on your iPhone or iPad.
The mobile version of the trading platform is exactly the same as web version of it. Consequently, there won’t be any problems with trading and transferring funds. Moreover, FBS trading app for IOS is considered to be the best app for online trading. Thus, it has a high rating in the store.
FAQ of Account Opening
You don’t have to spend your own money on Forex right away. We offer practice demo accounts, which will let you test the Forex market with virtual money using real market data.
I want to try a Demo account in the FBS Personal Area (web)
Using a Demo account is an excellent way to learn how to trade. You will be able to practice by pressing the buttons and grasp everything much faster without being afraid of losing your own funds.
The process of opening an account at FBS is simple.
2. Find the "Demo accounts" section and click on the plus sign.
5. Depending on the account type, it may be available for you to choose the MetaTrader version, account currency, leverage, and initial balance.
6. Click on the "Open account" button.
You can open up to 10 trading accounts of each type within one Personal area if 2 conditions are accomplished:
How many accounts can I open?
- Your Personal Area is verified;
- The total deposit to all your accounts is $100 or more.
Please, take into account that each client can register only one Personal Area.
We offer 5 types of accounts, which you can see on our site: Standard, Cent, Micro, Zero spread, and ECN account.
Which account to choose?
Standard account has a floating spread but no commission. With a Standard account, you can trade using the highest leverage (1:3000).
Cent account also has floating spread and no commission, but bear in mind that on Cent account you trade with cents! So, for example, if you deposit $10 to the Cent account, you will see them as 1000 in the trading platform, which means that you will trade with 1000 cents. The maximum leverage for Cent account is 1:1000.
Cent account is the perfect choice for the beginners; with this account type, you will be able to start real trading with small investments. Also, this account suits well for scalping.
ECN account has the lowest spreads, offers the fastest order execution, and has a fixed commission of $6 per each 1 lot traded. The maximum leverage for the ECN account is 1:500. This account type is the perfect option for experienced traders and it works best for scalping trading strategy.
Micro account has fixed spread and also no commission. It also has the highest leverage of 1:3000.
Zero Spread account has no spread but has a commission. It starts from $20 per 1 lot and differs depending on a trading instrument. The maximum leverage for the Zero Spread account is also 1:3000.
But, please, kindly consider that according to the Customer Agreement (p.3.3.8), for instruments with fixed spread or fixed commission, the Company reserves the right to increase spread in case spread on the basic contract exceeds the size of the fixed spread.
We wish you successful trading!
How can I change my account leverage?Please, kindly be informed that you can change your leverage in your Personal Area account settings page.
This is how you can do it:
1. Open the account settings by clicking on the needed account in the Dashboard.
Find "Leverage" in the "Account settings" section and click on the current leverage link.
Set the necessary leverage and press the "Confirm" button.
Please, note, that leverage change is possible only once in 24 hours and in case you do not have any open orders.
We want to remind you that we have specific regulations on leverage in correlation to the sum of equity. The Company is entitled to apply leverage change to already opened positions as well as to reopened positions according to these limitations.
It seems like your account has been archived.
I cannot find my account
Please, kindly be informed that Real accounts are automatically archived after 90 days of inactivity.
To restore your account:
1. Please, go to the Dashboard in your Personal Area.
2. Click on the icon of the box with A letter.
Choose the needed account number and click the "Restore" button.
We want to remind you that demo accounts for the MetaTrader4 platform are valid for some period (depending on the account type), and after that, they are being deleted automatically.
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In this case, we may recommend you to open a new demo account.
Demo accounts for MetaTrader5 platform can be archived/deleted in a period set at the discretion of the company.
I want to change my account type in the FBS Personal Area (web)Unfortunately, it is impossible to change the type of account.
But you can open a new account of the desired type within the existing Personal Area.
After that, you will be able to transfer funds from the existing account to the newly opened one via Internal Transfer in the Personal Area.
FBS Personal Area is a personal profile in which the client can manage their own trading accounts and interact with FBS.
What is the FBS Personal Area (web)?
The FBS Personal Area aims to provide the client with all the data necessary to manage the account, collected in one place. With the FBS Personal Area, you can deposit and withdraw funds to/from your MetaTrader accounts, manage your trading accounts, change the profile settings and download the needed trading platform with just a couple of clicks!
In the FBS Personal Area, you can create an account of any type you wish (Standard, Micro, Cent, Zero Spread, ECN), adjust the leverage, and proceed with financial operations.
In case you have any questions, FBS Personal Area offers convenient ways of contacting our customer support which can be found at the bottom of the page:
How to Deposit at FBS
How can I Deposit
You can deposit money in your account in your Personal Area.
1. Click on "Finances" in the menu on top of the page.
2. Choose "Deposit".
3. Choose a suitable payment system and click on it.
4. Specify the trading account you want to deposit to.
5. Specify the information about your e-wallet or payment system account if needed.
6. Type the amount of money you want to deposit.
7. Choose the currency.
8. Click on the “Deposit” button.
Withdrawals and internal transfers are done in the same fashion.
You will be able to monitor the status of your financial requests in the Transaction History.
Important information! Please, take into consideration that according to the Customer Agreement: a client can withdraw funds from his/her account only to those payment systems which have been used for the deposit.
Please, kindly be informed that in order to deposit to FBS applications such as FBS Trader or FBS CopyTrade you need to make a deposit request right in the needed application. Transfer of funds between your MetaTrader accounts and FBS CopyTrade / FBS Trader accounts is not possible.
FAQ of Deposit
Deposits via electronic payment systems are processed instantly. Deposit requests via other payment systems are processed within 1-2 hours during FBS Financial dept.
How long does it take to process a deposit/withdrawal request?
FBS Financial department works 24/7. The maximum time of processing a deposit/withdrawal request via an electronic payment system is 48 hours since the moment of its creation. Bank wire transfers take up to 5-7 bank business days to process.
Yes, you can. In this case, the deposit amount will be converted into USD/EUR according to the current official exchange rate on the day of the deposit execution.
Can I make a deposit in my national currency?
How can I deposit funds into my account?
- Open the Deposit within the Finances section in your Personal area.
- Choose the preferred deposit method, select offline or online payment, and click the Deposit button.
- Select the account you wish to deposit funds into and enter the deposit amount.
- Confirm your deposit details on the next page.
FBS offers different funding methods, including numerous electronic payment systems, credit and debit cards, bank wire transfers, and exchangers. There are no deposit fees or commissions charged by FBS for any deposits into the trading accounts.
What payment methods can I use to add funds to my account?
What is the minimum deposit amount in FBS Personal Area (web)?
Please, take into consideration the following deposit recommendations for different account types respectively:
- for "Cent" account the minimum deposit is 1 USD;
- for "Micro" account - 5 USD;
- for "Standard" account - 100 USD;
- for "Zero Spread" account – 500 USD;
- for "ECN" account - 1000 USD.
Please, kindly be informed that these are recommendations. The minimum deposit amount, in general, is $1. Please, consider that the minimum deposit for some electronic payment systems like Neteller, Skrill, or Perfect Money is $10. Also, as for the bitcoin payment method, the minimum recommended deposit is $5. We would like to remind you that the deposits for less amounts are processed manually and may take longer.
To know how much it is needed to open an order in your account, you can use Traders Calculator on our website.
MetaTrader and FBS accounts synchronize, so you do not need any additional steps to transfer funds from FBS directly to MetaTrader. Just log into MetaTrader, following the next steps:
How do I deposit funds into my MetaTrader account?
- Download MetaTrader 4 or MetaTrader 5.
- Enter your MetaTrader login and password that you have received during the registration at FBS. If you didnt save your data, get new login and password in your Personal area.
- Install and open MetaTrader and fill in the pop-up window with login details.
- Done! You are logged into MetaTrader with your FBS account, and you can start trading using the funds you have deposited.