Important information for our clients

On 28 February 2022, TD Ameritrade Hong Kong will close and will no longer maintain accounts. We are here to help you through this closure. Learn more about the next steps you'll need to take with your account. Visit the Client Information Hub.

Important information

TD Ameritrade Hong Kong is set to close its doors. We invite you to learn more about our affiliate Charles Schwab, Hong Kong, Ltd. for your U.S. investing needs. Learn more.

Now introducing commission-free trading

Applies to US exchange listed stocks, ETFs, and options. A USD$0.65 per contract fee applies for options trades. A USD$6.95 commission applies to trades of over-the-counter (OTC) stocks which includes stocks not listed on a U.S. exchange.

FAQs

It's easier to manage your online trading account when you have all the answers

Here, we provide you with straightforward answers and helpful guidance to get you started right away.

Account FAQs

How can I locate my account number?

Deposit and Withdrawal FAQs

How do I fund my account?

When will my funds be available?

I have funded my account. When can I start trading?

How do I request a withdrawal from my account?

Trading FAQs

I have funded my account. When can I start trading?

What type of products can I trade with TD Ameritrade Hong Kong?

What is forex? Can I trade forex with TD Ameritrade Hong Kong?

Can I trade mutual funds at TD Ameritrade Hong Kong?

What are the trading hours for stocks and options?

Can I trade the extended hours market in the U.S.?

What are basic order types?

How is Day Trading Buying Power (DTBP) calculated?

What is a "pattern day trader"?

How do I know that I have been assigned on a short option?

How do I exercise an option contract prior to expiration?

Please explain automatic exercise at expiration

What are regulatory fees?

Can I place orders over the phone?

What does “buying power" mean?

What does "net liquidity" mean?

What is "negative net liquidity"?

What is "negative unsecured buying power"?

Account Services FAQs

How do I update my email address?

How do I update my address?

How can I reach you by phone?

How will I receive my monthly account statement?

Can I access my past account statements?

How can I access my account statement and contract notes?

How do I designate limited trading authorisation?

Does TD Ameritrade Hong Kong provide tax advice for customers?

Will TD Ameritrade Hong Kong give investment or trading advice?

Can I link my account?

What is the amount of insurance protection on my account?

What are TD Ameritrade Hong Kong's commission rates?

What are stock borrowing fees?

What is the options regulatory fee (ORF)?

Who is TD Ameritrade, Inc.?

Who is Charles Schwab Futures and Forex LLC?

W-8BEN & 1042-S FAQs

Important Disclosures

What is form W-8BEN?

Why do I need to fill out a W-8BEN?

What happens if I do not complete/update Form W-8BEN?

What is foreign tax identification number (FTIN)?

Where can I complete a W-8BEN form?

What is Form 1042-S? What action should I take upon receiving Form 1042-S?

Do I pay taxes on my dividends and interest income?

Do I pay taxes on my capital gains income?

What is backup withholding?

How do I reclaim backup withholding from the prior year?

What is Section 871m withholding?

What is Section 302 withholding?

Technical Support FAQs

What happens if my Internet connection is disrupted while I am logged in to the thinkorswim software?

Do I need to have the TD Ameritrade Hong Kong website running to use the trading platform?

Why is my username and/or password being rejected?

Now introducing commission-free trading

Applies to US exchange listed stocks, ETFs, and options. A USD$0.65 per contract fee applies for options trades. A USD$6.95 commission applies to trades of over-the-counter (OTC) stocks which includes stocks not listed on a U.S. exchange.