Forex Brokers in the United Kingdom


Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is the main forex broker regulator in the UK. Since London is one of the prominent financial industries in the world, FCA experience is undoubtedly notable. In the forex industries, a broker with FCA regulations considered high-quality trading activities providers.

Forex broker in the United Kingdom still affected by EU protection rules. Since 2018, new guidelines from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) also applied by FCA. In the UK, the usage of leverage to trade in major pairs limited to 1:30.

Broker Regulation Max Leverage Min Deposit
ActivTrades
Bahamas
2001
DFSA (Dubai) F003511
FCA (UK), 434413
Securities Commission of The Bahamas, 199667
1:400 $100 Review
XTB
Austria
2002
CNMV (Spain) 40
Czech National Bank, 56720
DFSA (Dubai), 4365
FCA (UK), 522157
FSA (Poland), 0000217580
FSCA (South Africa), 49970
IFSC (Belize), IFSC/60/413/TS/19
ESMA
1:30 $1 Review
Interactive Brokers
Australia
1977
ASIC, 453554
Central Bank of Ireland 23.12.2020
CFTC/NFA, 0258600
FCA (UK), 208159
Hungarian National Bank, H-EN-III-623/2020
Monetary Authority of Singapore, CMS100917
SEC (US), 8-47257
1:100 $10000 Review
Windsor Brokers
China
1998
AFM (Netherlands) 72346
BaFin, 120311
Capital Markets Authority of Kenya, 156
CySEC, 030/04
FCA (UK), 463727
ESMA
1:500 $100 Review
Vantage
Australia
2006
ASIC, #ACN 140 903 886
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, 1383491
FCA (UK), 501057
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 700271
1:500 $200 Review
HYCM
Hong Kong
1977
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority 1442313
CySEC, 259/14
DFSA (Dubai), 000048
FCA (UK), 186171
FSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), 25228
1:325 $100 Review
IG
Australia
1974
CFTC/NFA, 0509630
FCA (UK), 195355
1:50 $1 Review
Hantec Markets
Australia
2009
FCA (UK), 502635
FSC (Mauritius), C114013940
Jordan Securities Commission 51905
1:30 $1000 Review
Admirals
Argentina
2001
ASIC, 28381
CySEC, 201/13
FCA (UK), 595450
FSA (Estonia), 10932555
FSA (Seychelles), 8426894-1
IIROC, 29.04.2022
Jordan Securities Commission, 57026
1:500 $100 Review
Exness
Cyprus
2008
Capital Markets Authority of Kenya 30/05/2022
CySEC, 178/12
FCA (UK), 730729
FSA (Seychelles), SD025
FSC (BVI), SIBA/L/20/1133
FSC (Mauritius), 176967
FSCA (South Africa), 51024
The Financial Commission, 22.07.2021
1:2000 $1 Review
ThinkMarkets
Australia
2010
ASIC, 424700
FCA (UK), 629628
FSA (Japan), 01.03.2022
FSCA (South Africa), FSP No 49835
1:500 $1 Review
Forex.com
Australia
1999
CFTC/NFA 0339826
FCA (UK), 190864
FSA (Japan), 1539
IIROC, May 10, 2012
1:200 $250 Review
Plus500
Australia
2008
ASIC, 417727
CySEC, 250/14
FCA (UK), 509909
FSA (Estonia) 16128206
FSCA (South Africa), 47546
ISA (Israel), 5
Monetary Authority of Singapore, 2017-12-11
1:300 $100 Review
eToro
China
2007
ASIC, 491139
CySEC, 109/10
FCA (UK) FRN 583263
FINRA, 298361/SEC#: 8-70212
1:400 $200 Review
Saxo Bank
China
1992
ASIC, 109605610
Banque de France 483632501
CySEC, 163/12
FCA (UK), FC026688
FSA (Denmark), 1149
SFC (Hong Kong), 1395901
ESMA
1:200 $2000 Review
FXOpen
Australia
2003
ASIC, 412871
FCA (UK), 579202
1:500 $1 Review
OANDA
British Virgin Islands
1995
CFTC/NFA, 0325821
FCA (UK), 54257
FSA (Japan), 1571
FSC (BVI) SIBA/L/20/1130
Kanto Local Finance Bureau (Japan), 2137
MFSA, 18.12.2020
1:200 $1 Review
ETX Capital
Cyprus
1965
CySEC, 096/08
FCA (UK), 124721
FSCA (South Africa) 50246
1:400 $100 Review
FxPro
Bahamas
2006
CySEC, 078/07
DFSA (Dubai), F003333
FCA (UK), 509956
FSCA (South Africa), 45052
1:50 $100 Review
OctaFX
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2011
CySEC, 372/18
FCA (UK), 679306
IFSA (St. Vincent and Grenadines), 19776 IBC 2011
1:500 $100 Review
CPT Markets
Belize
2008
FCA (UK), 606110
IFSC (Belize), IFSC/60/430/18(33)h
1:500 $500 Review
IronFX
Australia
2010
ASIC, 417482
CySEC, 125/10
FCA (UK), 585561
FSCA (South Africa), 45276
1:30 $100 Review
Swissquote
Hong Kong
1996
DFSA (Dubai), 4
FCA (UK), 562170
FINMA 4
SFC (Hong Kong), 3
1:100 $1000 Review
FXTM
Belize
2011
CySEC 185/12
FCA (UK), 777911
FSC (Mauritius), C113012295
FSCA (South Africa), 46614
1:2000 $10 Review
GKFX
Chile
2009
ASIC, 424122
BaFin 130602
CONSOB (Italy), 2915
Czech National Bank, 256/2004
DMCC (Dubai), 32142
FCA (UK), 501320
Finansinspektionen (Sweden), 556873-1326
FINRA, 16.06.2021
SFC (Hong Kong), AZJ874
ESMA
1:30 $200 Review
PaxForex
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2010
None 1:500 $10 Review
FXCM
Australia
1999
ASIC 309763
CONSOB (Italy), 76
CySEC, 392/20
DMCC (Dubai), 31171
FCA (UK), 217689
ISA (Israel), 2
SFC (Hong Kong), AIM232
ESMA
1:400 $1 Review
Key to Markets
United Kingdom
2010
FCA (UK), 527809
FSC (Mauritius), GB19024503
FSP (New Zealand) FSP296226
1:500 $100 Review
FXPCM
Canada
2007
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange 114
SCA (UAE), 204
1:500 $100 Review
Videforex
United Kingdom
2016
None 1:100 $250 Review
FXGlory
Cyprus
2011
None 1:3000 $1 Review
DF Markets
United Kingdom
2010
FCA (UK), 534027
1:200 $10 Review
ICM Capital
China
2009
FCA (UK), 520965
Jordan Securities Commission, 02.04.2020
1:30 $200 Review
TradeView Forex
Cayman Islands
2006
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, 585163
1:400 $100 Review
One Financial Markets
United Arab Emirates
2007
FCA (UK), 466201
SFC (Hong Kong) BFZ621
The Financial Commission, 14.05.2020
1:30 $250 Review
Darwinex
United Kingdom
2012
FCA (UK), 586466
1:200 $10000 Review
Spread Co
United Kingdom
2006
FCA (UK), 446677
1:10 $160 Review
CM Trading
Cyprus
2011
FSA (Seychelles), SD070
FSCA (South Africa), 38782
1:200 $250 Review
Capital Index
Australia
2014
FCA (UK), 709693
Securities Commission of The Bahamas, SIA-F199
1:200 $100 Review
Abshire-Smith
United Kingdom
2011
FCA (UK), 551970
1:200 $500 Review
CMC Markets
Australia
1989
BaFin, 154814
FCA (UK), 173730
1:500 $1 Review
Blackwell Global
Bahamas
2010
CySEC, 159/11
FCA (UK), 590313
Securities Commission of The Bahamas, SIA-F215. TIN. 109226376
1:200 $1 Review
LCG
United Kingdom
1996
FCA (UK), 182110
Securities Commission of The Bahamas SIA-F194
1:200 $10000 Review
Finotec
United Kingdom
1998
FCA (UK), 470392
1:200 $200 Review
Core Spreads
United Kingdom
2014
FCA (UK), 525164
1:240 $1 Review
TryMarkets
United Arab Emirates
2012
IFSC (Belize) FSC/60/337/TS/17
1:500 $500 Review
City Index
United Arab Emirates
2001
ASIC, ACN 141 774 727, AFSL 345646
FCA (UK), 113942
Monetary Authority of Singapore 200400922K
1:30 $250 Review
Trade360
Cyprus
2013
ASIC, 439907
CySEC, 202/13
1:200 $500 Review
Credit Financier Invest
Cyprus
1998
BaFin, 1338881
Banque du Liban 40
CySEC, 179/12
DFSA (Dubai), F003933
FCA (UK), 602588
Jordan Securities Commission, 200164731
1:30 $1 Review
Price Markets
United Kingdom
2003
FCA (UK), 3218125
1:50 $5000 Review
ADS Prime
United Kingdom
2010
Department of Economic Development (Dubai) 1190047
FCA (UK), 577453
SFC (Hong Kong), AXC847
1:500 $200 Review
PhillipCapital
Australia
1975
ASIC, AFSL 246827
FCA (UK), 169760
1:200 $200 Review
Axes
Ukraine
2018
IFSA (St. Vincent and Grenadines) 338 llc 2020
1:500 $500 Review
MaxiMarkets
Russian Federation
2008
None 1:200 $500 Review
UFX
United Kingdom
2009
CySEC, 127/10
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 14581
1:200 $100 Review
Financial Spreads
United Kingdom
2007
FCA (UK), 525164
1:200 $1 Review
ATFX
Cyprus
2015
Banque de France, 75626
CNMV (Spain), 4185
CNVM (Romania) 110536
CySEC, 285/15
FCA (UK), 760555
Finansinspektionen (Sweden), FT00096123
FSA (Sweden), NOR-149113
ESMA
1:30 $200 Review
Blaze Markets
Australia
2020
FSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), 26027 BC 2020
1:200 $100 Review
Trading 212
United Kingdom
2006
CySEC, 398/21
FCA (UK), 609146
FSC (Bulgaria), RG-03-0237
ESMA
1:30 $10 Review
AZAforex
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2016
None 1:1000 $1 Review
TIOmarkets
United Kingdom
2019
FCA (UK), 488900
FSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), 24986
1:200 $1 Review
ForexVox
United Kingdom
2019
FCA (UK), 586541
FSA (Seychelles), Securities Dealer License No SD028
1:500 $1 Review
BMFN
Australia
1988
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 40202
1:400 $50 Review
LMAX Global
United Kingdom
2008
CySEC, 310/16
FCA (UK), 509778
1:30 $10000 Review
AETOS
Australia
2007
ASIC, 313016
FCA (UK), 592778
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 700450
1:200 $250 Review
VT Markets
Austria
2016
ASIC, 428901
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, 1383491
FCA (UK), 590299
1:500 $200 Review
Milton Prime
Cyprus
2014
CySEC, 248/14
FSA (Seychelles), SD040
1:500 $300 Review
Capital.com
Australia
2017
ASIC, 513393
CySEC, 319/17
FCA (UK), 793714
NBRB (Belarus) 193225654
1:30 $100 Review
Number One Capital Markets
Turkey
2017
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 15035
1:1000 $5 Review
Trading.com
United Kingdom
2018
FCA (UK), 705428
1:30 $5 Review
AdroFx
Saint Lucia
2018
FSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), 1061
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission, 700546
1:500 $25 Review
Hirose Financial UK
Malaysia
2010
FCA (UK), 540244
1:30 $1 Review
One Global Market
United Kingdom
2016
FCA (UK), 769481
1:30 $10000 Review
FXLinked
Seychelles
2018
FSA (Seychelles), SD011
1:400 $10 Review
Valutrades
Seychelles
2013
FCA (UK), 586541
FSA (Seychelles), SD028
1:400 $100 Review
OneTrade
United Kingdom
2011
BaFin, 126361
CNMV (Spain), 3058
FCA (UK), 537787
ESMA
1:100 $500 Review
VARIANSE
United Kingdom
2015
FCA (UK), 802012
FSA (Labuan), MB/20/0051
FSC (Mauritius), C118023323
1:30 $500 Review
FCI Markets
United Kingdom
2016
FCA (UK), 616985
1:100 $500 Review
Trade Fintech
United Kingdom
2016
None 1:200 $250 Review
FX Giants
Cyprus
2015
FCA (UK), 585561
1:30 $100 Review
Land-FX
China
2013
FCA (UK), 709866
FSP (New Zealand), FSP264385
1:500 $300 Review
Fortrade
United Kingdom
2013
ASIC, 493520
CySEC, 385/20.
FCA (UK), 609970
IIROC 20-0021
NBRB (Belarus), 193075810
1:100 $500 Review
INFINOX
United Kingdom
2009
FCA (UK), 501057
FSC (Mauritius), GB20025832
1:30 $100 Review
Turnkey Forex
United Kingdom
2009
None 1:400 $200 Review
FXB Trading
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2015
FSA (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), 22500
1:500 $250 Review
Global Market Index
China
2009
FCA (UK), 677530
Vanuatu Financial Services Commission 14646
1:200 $25 Review
CrescoFX
United Kingdom
2012
FCA (UK), 764353
1:500 $10000 Review
Equiti Global Markets
Armenia
2007
DMCC (Dubai) 31573
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, 31573
FCA (UK), 528328
SCA (UAE), 607136
1:500 $500 Review
Coinexx
United Kingdom
2017
None 1:500 $7 Review
Boston Merchant Financial
Australia
1988
ASIC, 379035
FCA (UK), 563348
FFMS 1220
FSC (Bulgaria), RG-03-220
FSP (New Zealand), FSP328066
ESMA
1:400 $50 Review
TurboForex
Argentina
2010
FSP (New Zealand), 332266
1:500 $250 Review
Fort Financial Services
China
2010
IFSC (Belize), IFSC/60/256/TS/14
1:1000 $5 Review
ayondo
Germany
2008
None 1:200 $100 Review
OvalX
Cyprus
1965
CySEC, 096/08
FCA (UK), 124721
FSCA (South Africa), 50246
1:400 $100 Review

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FAQ

What is the best forex broker in United Kingdom?

Finding the best forex broker in United Kingdom is not much different from choosing the right broker in general. Aside from making sure that the forex broker is available for client registration from United Kingdom, you need to check its regulation, minimum deposit, spread, leverage, payment methods, and other trading-related aspects that may affect your strategy. Furthermore, make sure that the broker has a good credibility and reliable customer support.


Where can I trade forex in United Kingdom?

The list in this page can be a good reference if you look to trade with in United Kingdom. We have sorted specific forex brokers that accept clients from United Kingdom, so you can choose one of the brokers by comparing their minimum deposit, regulation, leverage, and rating. If you are interested to learn further about a certain broker, feel free to click the review button.


What is the best forex broker for beginners?

If you are a beginner and looking for the right broker to trade with in United Kingdom, some aspects that you need to pay attention to are the low minimum deposit, demo account, and educational features. Apart from that, it's also better to make sure that the broker has good customer service because as a beginner, you may need to consult about broker services that still seem incomprehensible to you.



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