Goodbody

Open a Goodbody Online Execution Only Account

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Thank you for choosing Goodbody.

Are you looking to open an individual or a joint account?

Frequent Client Queries

How do I open a Goodbody Online account?
You can open an online account by completing the 3 paperless steps below:

  • Complete your application online
  • Upload your ID and proofs of address
  • Sign your agreement electronically

Your application will be reviewed by our Account Opening Team and we will have your account setup within 3 working days provided your documentation is correct.

Is there a minimum amount required to open a Goodbody Online Account?
Yes, Goodbody Online has a minimum initial investment amount of €5,000. This can be made up of cash, stock, or a combination of both.
You can fund and activate your account upon receipt of your Goodbody Account Information by post.
Please be aware it can take up to 2 days following receipt of your funds into our Bank account before you see the funds credited to your Goodbody account.

How much does it cost to have a Goodbody Online account?
Goodbody charge a maintenance fee of €100 plus 23% VAT. This fee is charged annually.

What are the transaction charges for a Goodbody Online account?
Goodbody charge a commission on all buy or sell trades:

  • €25 per trade minimum commission.
  • 1% commission up to €25,000.
  • 0.50% commission on the balance of the trade.

The full list of charges is outlined in the terms of business.

What markets can I trade in?
Ireland, UK, US and Europe
When can I trade?
Standard market opening hours are as follows:

Ireland:
UK:
US:

08:00 to 16:30
08:00 to 16:30
14:30 to 21:00

Goodbody's trading hours are 8am to 5.30pm. If you place your order outside of these hours, your order will be filled once trading hours and market hours re-open the next working day.
What instruments can I trade:

  • Shares
  • Selected Exchange traded funds (ETFs)

If, for some reason, you are unable to place your order online, you can provide your trade instruction over the phone to a member of our trading team. We have a dedicated trading team available to take orders and answer all queries 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday:
(01) 641 9455 Option 1

Why open a Goodbody Online Account?
Goodbody Online is secure and easy to use on any device, it allows you to trade instantly. Goodbody Online gives you information on your portfolio in one location at the touch of a button, provides market news and has a dedicated, experienced and friendly customer team.

What does my online account look like?

Support?
We have a dedicated customer team available to answer all queries 8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday:

Tel : (01) 641 9455
Email : support@goodbody.ie

Can I add my share certificates to my Goodbody Online Account?
Yes, once your Online Account is open, you can forward your share certificates to Goodbody along with a signed Crest transfer form and lodge them to your Online Account.

I have shares held with another broker, can I transfer them to my Goodbody Online Account?
Yes, once your Online Account is open, we can accept stock in from your current broker and lodge to your Online Account.

This is an application for an online Execution-Only service for investors who are comfortable making their own investment decisions, without financial advice. This is an online application process with no physical paperwork.

Criteria to open an individual account Account Criteria

  • You must be over 18 years of age.
  • You must be a resident of Ireland or the United Kingdom.
  • You must be the person in who's name the account will be opened. The contact details provided must belong to you.
  • The minimum value of your initial investment must be €5,000.


  • You need to have an Irish or UK bank account.

What information is needed to open your account Required Information

Proof of identity

You will need to provide one proof of photo identity (valid Passport, valid Irish Passport Card, valid Irish Driver's Licence). We can only accept the plastic version of the Irish Driver 's Licence.

You will also need to provide a selfie.

Funding your account

Please ensure that the bank account details you provided are for the account you will use to transfer funds to and from your Goodbody account.

Your funds must come from a Current Account in your sole name. Funds cannot come from an account that your share with somebody else.

Proof of address

You will need to provide two proof of address documents. One proof of address must be a statement for the bank account details provided on your application form. This must be a Current Account. The other proof of address can be a statement from a different bank / credit union or a utility bill.

Funding your account

Please ensure that the bank account details you provided are for the account you will use to transfer funds to and from your Goodbody account.

Your funds must come from a Current Account in your sole name. Funds cannot come from an account that your share with somebody else.

All information submitted is reviewed by our Account Opening team.

Criteria to open a joint account Account Criteria

  • Both of you must be over 18 years of age.
  • Both of you must be residents of Ireland or the United Kingdom.
  • Both of you must be the persons in who's name the account will be opened. The contact details provided must
    belong to both of you.
  • The minimum value of your initial investment must be €5,000.

  • You need to have an Irish or UK bank account.

What information is needed to open your account Required Information

Proof of identity

Both of you will need to provide one proof of photo identity (valid Passport, valid Irish Passport Card, valid Irish Driver's Licence). We can only accept the plastic version of the Irish Driver's Licence.

Both of you will also need to provide a selfie.

Funding your account

Please ensure that the bank account details you provide are for the Current Account you will use to transfer funds to and from your Goodbody account.

Your funds must come from either a joint Current Account in both your names or from an individual Current Account in either of your names.

Proof of address

Both of you will need to provide two proof of address documents however the same documents can be shared if both of you are named.

One proof of address must be a statement for the bank account details provided on your application form. This must be a Current Account. The other proof of address can be a statement from a different bank / credit union or a utility bill.

Funding your account

Please ensure that the bank account details you provide are for the Current Account you will use to transfer funds to and from your Goodbody account.

Your funds must come from either a joint Current Account in both your names or from an individual Current Account in either of your names.

All information submitted is reviewed by our Account Opening team.

Please read the following carefully

Client Assets Key Information Document

This document provides you with key information in relation to how we hold assets on your behalf. The information is required by law, pursuant to the Client Asset Regulations 2015 for Investment Firms (the "Regulations") to help you understand how and where your assets may be held and the resulting risks arising from that along with the procedures in place in order to mitigate those risks. You are advised to read this document so that you are aware of how your assets may be held, the risks resulting from that and whether and when the protections available under the Regulations will apply or not to your assets that are held under our control.

Please note that that you should not send client assets (funds or stock) to us until your account has been opened and your client reference has been provided to you

Please read the Terms and Conditions of Service, Risk Disclosure Document, Information on the Retail Order Execution Policy and Disclosures/Use of Information Notice carefully.

By applying to open a Goodbody Online Execution Only account you agree to be bound by the terms of each of these documents. These documents together with the completed Application Form constitute the agreement between you and Goodbody Stockbrokers in relation to a Goodbody Online Execution Only account.

If you wish to open an account that is not online please contact us to make an appointment to proceed.

To confirm that you have read and understood, accept and consent to the Terms and Conditions of Service, Risk Disclosure Document, Information on the Retail Order Execution Policy and Disclosures/Use of Information Notice please tick the box below.

Personal Details

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Contact Details

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FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT (FATCA) & COMMON REPORTING STANDARD (CRS) DECLARATION

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Please complete Form W-9

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Income Details

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Initial Investment Amount

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Minimum value of investment must be €5000. Please include the value of any assets that you will be transferring to or selling through your new Goodbody Account

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Thank You for Choosing Goodbody

What Happens Now?

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If this mobile number is incorrect, please contact our Account Opening Team, details are below
This PIN is required to:

  • Access & Sign your client agreement
  • Upload your identity documents. This is a secure portal

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Email 1; Sign your
Client Agreement

  • You will receive a link to access your client agreement
  • You will need to log in with the pin you received by text
  • You will need to review the agreement filling your personal details and electronically sign.


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Email 2; Verify your Identity
and Address

  • You will receive a link to upload your identity and address documents
  • You will need to log in with the pin you received by text.
  • You will need to follow the instructions to provide one photo ID and two proofs of address.
  • Also, you will need to submit your W-9 form, as you have registered on the form as a citizen of the United States of America.

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Goodbody Review

Your application will be reviewed by our Account Opening Team. Your application should be processed within the next five business days. If there are any issues with your application our Account Opening Team will contact you directly by email so please keep an eye on your email.

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Activate your Account

  • Once everything has been successfully verified by the Account Opening team you will receive a letter with information on how to access your account online
  • We send this letter to validate the address you have provided
  • You will need to activate your online access once you receive this letter.

If You Have any Questions or Queries Please Contact Us

As soon as your client agreement is received and your identity verified, your account will be created and activation details will be issued to you by post. If you do not receive you activation details within five working days after completing you application, please contact us.

Please visit the Help and FAQ's section of our website if you have any further queries about opening your account
Help and FAQ's

Alternatively you can contact us by phone or be email.

Personal Details

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Contact Details

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* one number required * Invalid Number
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* valid email required

FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT (FATCA) & COMMON REPORTING STANDARD (CRS) DECLARATION

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You answered 'Yes' to the second question above, please enter your non-Irish country of tax residence and related tax identification number (TIN) in the table below

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Please complete Form W-9

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Income Details

(Joint Applicant)
* please choose at least one source for regular income
* please indicate what this is comprised of
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* please choose at least one source of wealth
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Initial Investment Amount

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Minimum value of investment must be €5000. Please include the value of any assets that you will be transferring to or selling through your new Goodbody Account

* please choose at least one source of funds
* other required

Bank Details

To allow us to transfer funds to you electronically, please supply your bank details
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IMPORTANT: The bank details provided appear to be in joint names. Please note that this is a sole application and therefore the bank details provided must be a current account held in your sole name. We cannot send funds to an account you share with someone else. If you would like to register for a joint account, please complete a joint application to proceed.
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* The account must be in the name of the applicant(s)

** Your IBAN includes your account number and bank sort code and is an international standard for identifying bank accounts. This is detailed on your bank statement.

Please note that when you click "Submit", Goodbody Stockbrokers will automatically start to create and store an electronic file copy of the information which you input to the application form. This electronic file will be used by Goodbody Stockbrokers to support the opening of your Goodbody Online account. If we do not receive your signed application form within one month from the date that you download the application form we will delete the electronic file which we created for you.

By clicking "Submit" you are consenting to us storing the details on your application form as outlined above.

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