Account Funding

As a Rakuten Securities Australia client, you can fund your trading account with these currencies:
AUD, USD, and GBP.

When you open your trading account, you may select which base currency you would like to utilise, and even have multiple accounts for these multiple currencies.

Through our available payment gateways, the following payment options are available for your convenience.

For existing customers, you can fund your account in our client portal.

Deposit Funds

National Australia Bank
Direct Bank Wire
 

Visa
Credit, Debit, or Electron
via Neteller or Skrill

MasterCard
Credit, or Debit
via Neteller or Skrill

Maestro
Debit
via Neteller

Amex
Credit
via Skrill

bPay
Bill Payment
via Neteller

PoliPayments
Internet Banking
 

UnionPay
Bank Card
via Skrill

Neteller
eWallet

Skrill
eMoney

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
via Neteller or Skrill

Funding Channels

Your first deposit will be verified by our team and subsequent deposits will be processed automatically at approximately the following schedule.

Payment OptionPayment ChannelFeesEstimated Processing Time

National Australia Bank
Domestic and International Bank Wire

Transfer money directly from your bank account to our NAB bank account to fund your account.

We have three separate bank accounts to receive AUD, USD, or GBP.

None1 Domestic: 1-2 business days2
International: 3-5 business days2

Visa
Credit or Debit

Use your Visa credit or debit account through Neteller or Skrill to fund your account.

Electron

Instantly transfer available funds from your Visa Electron account through Neteller to fund your account.

None Instant2

Mastercard
Credit or Debit

Use your MasterCard credit or debit account through Neteller or Skrill to fund your account.

None Instant2

Maestro
Debit

Use your Maestro debit account through Neteller to fund your account.

None Instant2

Amex
Credit

Use your American Express credit card through Skrill to fund your account.

None Instant2

bPay
Bill Payment

Fund your account as if you were paying a bill with our Neteller biller code and account number.

None Instant2

POLi Payments
Domestic (Assisted) Internet Banking

Use Australia Post's Poli Payments gateway to help you fund your account with a supported Australian or New Zealand bank account.

Supported Australian banks: ANZ, Bank of Melbourne, BOQ, BankSA, Bankwest, Bendigo Bank, Citibank, Commonwealth Bank, IMB Building Society, ING Direct, NAB, Newcastle Permanent, St. George Bank, Suncorp, Westpac

Supported New Zealand banks: ANZ, ASB, BankDirect, Bank of New Zealand, Kiwibank, TSB Bank, Westpac

None1 Instant2

Union Pay
Credit or Debit

Use Union Pay and your Chinese bank card through Skrill to fund your account.

None1 Instant2

Neteller
eWallet

Fund your Neteller eWallet to make deposits into your trading account.

Depending on how you fund your Neteller eWallet, Neteller may charge you a fee. For more information please visit the Neteller website. Deposits from Neteller eWallets to Rakuten Securities Australia incur no fee.

None Instant2

Skrill
eMoney

Fund your Skrill eMoney wallet to make deposits into your trading account.

Depending on how you fund your Skrill digital wallet, Skrill may charge you a fee. For more information please visit the Skrill website. Deposits from Skrill digital wallets to Rakuten Seucirites Australia incur no fee.

None Instant2

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency

Fund your Neteller or Skrill account with this venerable cryptocurrency, to then deposit (AUD/USD/GBP) funds into your trading account.

None 6 Confirmations

1 There are no fees for domestic transfers however banks overseas may charge international transaction fees. Consult your bank for exact details.

2 Subject to transactional risk management processes.

Notice

  • International wire transfers may incur fees charged by your financial institution as well as handling fees charged by our financial institution (NAB).
  • Rakuten Securities Australia does not accept third-party payments; all funds must come from an account in the same name as your Rakuten Securities Australia account. If you are a joint account holder, any individual named on your joint Rakuten Securities Australia trading account can fund the account.
  • If using a third-party payment gateway (like Neteller or Skrill), your accounts must also have the same email address.
  • Rakuten Securities Australia actively complies with all anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism laws and regulations, including reporting and blocking of assets, fully that it can do so under all applicable foreign and domestic laws. On an ongoing basis, Rakuten Securities Australia shall review account activity for evidence of suspicious transactions that may be indicative of money laundering activities. This review may include surveillance of money flows into and out of accounts, the origin and destination of wire transfers, and any other activity outside the normal course of business. Contact our customer support team if you have any questions. Please note that all funds are held by Rakuten Securities Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Rakuten Securities Australia does not accept cash deposits. If you carry cash, please deposit to your bank account and make a transfer to Rakuten Securities Australia.
  • Rakuten Securities Australia reserves the right to return funds back to the source of deposit and Rakuten Securities Australia cannot guarantee certain types of withdrawal options.
  • For further information, please feel free to contact us at +61 2 9310 1492 or email us at info@sec.rakuten.com.au

FAQ

If you have any queries, would like to know what's commonly asked of us, or would just like an overview of how things work as a client, have a look at our frequently asked questions page.

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Policies

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