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Choose the method that works best for you:

  1. Transfer money electronically: Use our Transfer Money service to transfer within 3 business days.
  2. By check: You can easily deposit many types of checks.
  3. By wire transfer: Wire transfers are fast and secure.
  4. Transfer an account: Move an account from another firm.

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The most convenient way to deposit a check is through E*TRADE Mobile check deposit feature.  Make sure the check is payable to you (in the same name as appears on your account), or to Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC for deposits to your brokerage accounts or Morgan Stanley Private Bank for deposits to your bank account. Note: Mobile check deposit maximum is $250,000 per day.1

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Once you have set up and initiated a transfer from an external funding account, funds may take up to three business days to hit your account.  Internal transfers (unless to an IRA) are immediate. Learn more

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At E*TRADE, we make it easy to trade stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, and more. Watch our platform demos or join us live every Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET for a 20-minute getting started webinar. We’ll show you how to place an order, and answer any questions you have during a live Q&A session. All with no hold times!

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Use our document upload tool or send us a fax.  Please reference the instructions on the application or form—in certain circumstances original documents may need to be mailed in.

  1. Upload document: security upload forms, applications and other documents to Customer Service.
  2. Send us a fax:
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    • From outside the US: +1-678-624-6950

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