Fund your master account

Our clearing broker treats zero balance accounts as dormant accounts in which data feeds to us are disabled. This also affects your master account. We normally recommend funding the master account (F1234567) with $500 - $800. 

Please use your IB F-account's user name and password to log in to your IB Account Management:

If you forget your F-account user name with IB, please contact

To fund your F-account (master account):

For online bill pay, you must first notify IB of an incoming deposit and then visit your bank's online banking bill payment service to add Interactive Brokers LLC as a payee. Please use your F-account number as a reference.

We suggest you use "Connect Your Bank Account," which the easiest method to fund the account (and it is free of transaction fees).