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ThinkMarkets Pro

Serious traders need serious trading conditions

Become a Pro and get exclusive benefits!

Find out the full advantages of a ThinkMarkets’ Pro Account

Access higher leverage
Earn trading rebates
Get priority support

You also receive invitations to premium events

Join like-minded traders at exclusive invitation only events across Australia. Gain insights from leading market professionals, expand your network and enjoy sporting and cultural events.

Am I eligible for a ThinkMarkets Pro account?

To be eligible to become a ThinkMarkets Pro client you must meet the criteria of one of the two
eligibility tests below:


When calculating your net assets, remember to include:

  • Your home and other properties

  • Superannuation, shares, managed funds, bonds, savings

  • Vehicles, boats, collectables or any other assets you own.

When calculating your gross income, remember to include:

  • Salary

  • Dividends and Interest earned

  • Rent received

How to open a ThinkMarkets Pro account?

  • Wealth Test
  • Sophisticated Investor Test


Are there any tax implications?

No changes will apply to the tax status if you upgrade from a ThinkMarkets retail account to a ThinkMarkets Pro account.

Can I talk to the team to discuss the ThinkMarkets Pro account?

Yes of course, you can call us on 1300 390 515 or contact us via Live Chat or [email protected] to arrange a call back.

What are some of the differences between a ThinkMarkets retail trading account and a ThinkMarkets Pro account?

ThinkMarkets retail accounts are subject to regulatory restrictions and protections afforded to retail clients such as maximum leverage ratio limits, negative balance protection and margin close-out levels. ThinkMarkets Pro accounts are not subject to retail restrictions on maximum leverage ratios, retail account disclosure documents and are ineligible for negative balance protection.

Where are my funds held?

All client funds are segregated from our own funds and held in top-tier Australian banks including Westpac and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

How do I apply for a ThinkMarkets account?

It’s simple, you can create an account online in 3 easy steps.

Does an accountant need to certify my eligibility?

Yes, if you are applying via the Wealth test then a qualified accountant will need to certify your eligibility. This is a requirement of the Corporations Act 2001. You can download the certificate for your accountant to certify. It is valid for 2 years from the date the certification is issued.

Who is a qualified accountant?

The following is applicable if you are eligible via the Wealth test:

Professional Body Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia CPA Australia Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Eligible foreign professional bodies: Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (United Kingdom) The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland Declared Membership Classifications CA, ACA and FCA CPA and FCPA AIPA, MIPA and FIPA Under ASIC declaration a person is also a qualified accountant if they are a
member of one of the eligible foreign professional bodies listed and they: have at least three years; practical experience in accounting or auditing, and are only providing a certificate for the purpose of ss708(8)(c) and 761G(7)(c) of the Corporations Act to a person who is resident in the same country (other than Australia) as the investor.

How do I know when I’ve been upgraded to a ThinkMarkets Pro account?

We’ll contact you by email to confirm when your application has been successful, we aim to do this within 24 hours of you submitting an upgrade.

What if I am not eligible for a ThinkMarkets Pro account via the Wealth test or Sophisticated Investor test?

You will still be able to trade with ThinkMarkets as a retail client with access to the same trading platforms and product range. ThinkMarkets prides itself on offering value for money to all its clients.

Why choose ThinkMarkets?

Outstanding value for money

Access institutional pricing with raw spreads from as low as 0 pips and super tight commissions.

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