Are there any restrictions for setting up a margin lending account?

The following restrictions exist when applying for a Margin Lending account:

  • Must be a permanant Australian resident
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Cannot be opened for a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF)
  • Must pass CommSec’s standard credit assessment criteria.

Account types which can be set up under a Margin Loan include:

  • Individual account
  • Trust account with Individual or Joint Trustee(s)
  • Company account
  • Trust where the Trustee is a Company.

For further information about setting up a Margin Loan, click here.

For any further information, please contact the Margin Lending desk on 13 17 09 or +61 2 9115 1402 if calling outside Australia (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm Sydney time).

See CommSec Margin Loan Risk Disclosure, Important Information and Disclaimer. Consider the product disclosure statement available from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, as the product issuer, at before making any decision about the product and whether it is appropriate for you.



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