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Quick Guide to setting up your Individual Trading Account application.

Guide to help you complete your application form for an Individual Trading Account.

Part A - Setting up application login details

Step 1:  Go to https://app.macrovue.com.au/signup

Step 2:  Fill out the fields it requires.  Note: for your password it needs to be a minimum of 8 characters, one capital and one number.

Step 3: Click ‘Join Macrovue’.  An email will be sent to you title "Trading Application Approval required".  Click on "Finalise Trading Account application".  

Step 4: You will be prompted to login using the username and password provided.  Please re-set your password and log out. 

Step 5: Login to your Macrovue account with your username and new password. 

Step 6: Click on ‘Apply Now’ to navigate to Trading Application. You can also click ‘Complete a trading application’.

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Part B - Completing your Individual Account application

Step 1: 

a. Select Individual Account.

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b. Scroll down to applicant details.

c. Fill out your personal details including residential address.

d. Residential address should be on ID documents and cannot be PO box.

e. When you reach the Country of Citizenship/Birth section remember to click the country which will appear in the drop-down menu like this:

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f. In order to meet regulatory requirements, you will need to nominate: a. your industry (e.g. retired; retail), b. primary source of Funds (e.g. employment income; investment income if retired) c. Primary source of Wealth This is required by law.

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g. Nominate your tax status and provide your TFN

h. Accept the acknowledgements at the end of the page and sign with your name as a digital signature. Given that Macrovue is an international investing platform and will be used to access US markets through Interactive Brokers they must confirm that you are not a US resident or taxpayer, or a resident of a country currently sanctioned by the US (e.g. North Korea).


i. Once you reach the identity verification page you can begin the process by clicking the green button marked ‘Start Verification’.

ii. If automatic verification is successful it will change to ‘verified’.

iii. If not, it may ask you for additional documents that it deems to be required (e.g. electoral roll details, utility bill, driver’s license details).

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j. Once the original button says ‘verified’ you can submit your application for approval by clicking ‘submit application’.

Your application will then be sent off for approval which will take approx 1 business day.