Most popular

 

Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Bank Account Application Open a checking account Apply online / Download PDF
E*TRADE Complete Investment Account Application (Brokerage Account) Open a brokerage account with investing and cash management Apply online / Download PDF
Duplicate Tax Records View duplicate 1099s and other tax forms View online
IRA Application (Traditional, Roth, or Rollover) Open a potentially tax-advantaged brokerage retirement account for individuals Apply online / Download PDF
Margin Upgrade Add margin trading to an existing brokerage account Enroll online / Download PDF
Brokerage Account Options Upgrade Add options trading to an existing brokerage account Enroll online / Download PDF
IRA Options Upgrade Add options trading to an existing IRA Enroll online / Download PDF
Fax Cover Sheet Send all applications or account-related documentation along with a completed cover sheet Download PDF

New Applications

 

New Brokerage Account Forms / Applications

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Action

Business Account Open a brokerage account for a corporation, partnership, or sole proprietorship Download PDF
Check status of a new brokerage account Inquire about the status of a new account application View online
E*TRADE Complete Investment Account Application (brokerage account) Open a core brokerage account with investing and cash management Apply online / Download PDF
Portfolio Margin Investment Account Application (brokerage account) Open a brokerage account with special margin requirements for highly sophisticated options traders Download PDF
Portfolio Margin Business Brokerage Account Application Open a business brokerage account with special margin requirements for highly sophisticated options traders Download PDF
Futures Account Open an account to trade futures contracts Apply online
Investment Club Account Open an account for a group of people to invest together Download PDF
Estate Account Open an account to use for estate planning Download PDF
Trust or Conservatorship Account Open an account to use for estate planning Download PDF

 

New Bank Account Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Bank Account Open a checking account Apply Online / Download PDF
Bank Business Account Open a bank account for a business entity Download PDF
Bank Trust Account Open a trust, estate, or legal trust account Download PDF

 

New Brokerage Retirement Account Forms / Applications

(Contribution Limits & Deadlines)

Description

Action

Beneficiary IRA Open a potentially tax-advantaged retirement account to receive inherited IRA assets Download PDF
Individual 401(k) Application Materials Open a tax-deferred retirement plan if you are self-employed with no employees Download PDF
Individual 401(k) Plan Documents The terms and conditions of your individual 401(k) plan Download PDF
Investment-Only (Non-Custodial) Retirement Plan Open a pooled account or an account for the benefit of a single plan participant Download PDF
Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) IRA  Open a potentially tax-advantaged retirement account if you are self-employed, or own a small business Apply online / Download PDF
Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) IRA Open a potentially tax-advantaged retirement account for your small business that allows employee contributions as well as an employer match Download PDF
IRA for Minors Open a potentially tax-advantaged retirement account for a child Download PDF
IRA (Traditional, Roth, Rollover) Open a potentially tax-advantaged retirement account for individuals Apply online / Download PDF
Profit Sharing Plan Application Materials Open a tax-deferred, employer-sponsored retirement plan Download PDF
Profit Sharing Plan Documents The terms and conditions of your profit sharing plan Download PDF

 

New Educational Savings Account Forms / Applications

(Contribution Limits & Deadlines)

Description

Action

Coverdell Education Savings Account Open a potentially tax-advantaged account for college savings Download PDF
Custodial Account Open a brokerage account for the benefit of a minor Apply Online / Download PDF

Add account features

 

Add Account Features Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Automatic Investment Plan Automatically invest in mutual funds over time through a brokerage account1 Enroll online
Employee Stock Plan Account Activation Manage your employee stock plan benefits Activate online / Download PDF
Home Equity Direct Debit Authorization Form Have your home equity loan payment automatically deducted from your checking account Download PDF
International Employee Stock Plan Account Activation Employee stock plan management for non-U.S. customers Activate online / Download PDF (Get translated Instructions)
Margin Upgrade Add margin trading to an existing brokerage account Enroll online / Download PDF
IRA Options Transactions Authorization and Indemnification Agreement Authorize E*TRADE Securities to accept instructions for options trades in your IRA Download PDF
Online Bill Pay Enroll your bank or brokerage account in our free Bill Pay service Enroll online
Options Upgrade Add options trading to an existing brokerage account Enroll online / Download PDF
Options Upgrade (IRA) Add options trading to an existing brokerage IRA Enroll online / Download PDF
Order checks and deposit slips Order new checks for your bank or brokerage account Order online
Order E*TRADE Complete Debit Card Request a new debit card for your E*TRADE Complete Investment Account Submit online
Real-time quotes Add real-time stock and options quotes to your brokerage account Request online
Request Digital Security ID Request this key-chain sized device or soft token that makes unauthorized log-in virtually impossible2 Apply online

Deposits and Withdrawals

 

Brokerage Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Brokerage Instructions for Incoming Assets View instructions for the various ways to make deposits Download PDF
Certificate Stop Release Letter Report a security that has been lost or stolen Download PDF
Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP) Enrollment / Withdrawal Request Begin or end participation in a DRIP Submit online / Download PDF
Investment-Only (Non-Custodial) Withdrawal Request Withdraw assets from your Investment-Only (Non-Custodial) account Download PDF
IRA / Retirement Account Deposit Slip Send with your retirement account check deposit Download PDF
Liquidate DRIP Fractional Shares Sell fractional shares acquired through a DRIP Submit online
Order checks and deposit slips Order new checks for your bank or brokerage account Order online
Order E*TRADE Complete Debit Card Order a new debit card for your E*TRADE Complete Investment Account Submit online
Qualified Retirement Plan Distribution Request Withdraw assets from your Individual 401(k), Profit Sharing, or Money Purchase Pension Plan Download PDF
Qualified Retirement Plan Loan Kit Request a loan from your Individual 401(k), Profit Sharing, or Money Purchase Pension Plan Download PDF
Qualified Retirement Plan Loan Repayment Deposit Slip Submit with your loan repayment check for your Individual 401(k), Profit Sharing, or Money Purchase account Download PDF
Request a Stock Certificate Request a paper certificate for securities you own Submit online
Request a Check Withdrawal - Non-IRA Ask E*TRADE to send you a check payable from your brokerage account Submit online
Set Up Recurring Deposits Set up automatic recurring deposits to your brokerage account Enroll online
SIMPLE IRA Contribution Form Allocate SIMPLE IRA contributions to your employees' accounts Download PDF
Stop Payment Request a stop payment on a check you've written Submit online / Download PDF
Wire Money into Account Electronically move money into your brokerage account Submit online
Wire Money out of Account Electronically move money out of your brokerage account Submit online

 

Bank Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Direct Deposit Authorization Instructions on setting up automatic deposits for your paycheck or other recurring deposit Download PDF
IRA Deposit Slip Send with your IRA check deposit Download PDF
Order Checks and Deposit Slips Order new checks for your bank or brokerage account Order online
Order E*TRADE Complete Debit Card Report a new debit card for your E*TRADE Complete Investment Account Submit online
Transfer Money - Between E*TRADE Accounts Move money electronically in real time between E*TRADE accounts Enroll online
Transfer Money - External Account Move money electronically to and from an outside financial institution Enroll online
Stop Payment Request a stop payment on a check you've written Submit online / Download PDF
Wire Money into E*TRADE Bank Instructions on wiring funds directly into your bank account Download PDF
Wire Money out of E*TRADE Bank Instructions on wiring funds out of your bank account More Info
Wire Money out of E*TRADE Bank - International Request Instructions on wiring funds out of your bank account to an international destination More Info

Transfers and Distributions

 

Transfers and Distribution Forms / Applications

Description

Action

Bank CD IRA Distribution Request Withdraw funds from your IRA CD account Download PDF
Beneficiary Distribution Request Form (IRA) Withdraw funds from a deceased account holder's IRA or your Beneficiary IRA Download PDF
Change preferences for Your Uninvested Cash Change the sweep option for the uninvested cash in your brokerage account Submit online
Charitable Donation Form Transfer stock or cash to a charitable organization Download PDF
Check status of an account transfer Inquire about the status of a brokerage account you are transferring to E*TRADE View online
Coverdell Education Savings Account Distribution Request Withdraw assets from your Coverdell ESA Submit online / Download PDF
Crest Transfer Request Transfer foreign stock certificates into your E*TRADE brokerage account Download PDF
Investment Only (Non-Custodial) Withdrawal Request Withdraw assets from your Investment Only (Non-Custodial) account Download PDF
IRA Distribution Request Withdraw assets from your brokerage IRA Submit online / Download PDF
IRA Recharacterization Request Change a brokerage Roth IRA to a Traditional IRA or vice versa Submit online
Notarized Letter of Authorization Authorize incoming transfer of account with different registration information Download PDF
Qualified Retirement Plan Distribution Request Withdraw assets from your Individual 401(k), Profit Sharing, or Money Purchase Pension Plan Download PDF
Qualified Retirement Plan Loan Kit Request a loan from your Individual 401(k), Profit Sharing, or Money Purchase Pension Plan Download PDF
Transfer Money (Between E*TRADE accounts) Move money electronically in real time between E*TRADE accounts Enroll online
Transfer Money (external account) Move money electronically to and from an outside financial institution Enroll online
Roth IRA Conversion Request Convert an existing brokerage IRA to a Roth IRA Submit online
Transfer an Account to E*TRADE Securities Electronically transfer a brokerage account to E*TRADE Submit online / Download PDF

Tax and legal

 

Brokerage Tax and Legal Forms / Applications

Description

Action

5304 Form (SIMPLE IRA) Establish a SIMPLE IRA plan Download PDF
Affidavit of Domicile Specify the legal residence of someone who is deceased Download PDF
Brokerage Account Link Request & Agreement Link separate E*TRADE Securities accounts to a single User ID Download PDF
Certificate of Sole Proprietorship Verify that you are the owner of a sole proprietorship Download PDF
Certificate Stop Release Letter Report a security that has been lost or stolen Download PDF
Corporate Resolution Specify who can transact on a business account Download PDF
Designation of Beneficiary (IRA) Specify who will receive your IRA in the event of your death Submit online / Download PDF
Designation of Beneficiary (Qualified Plan) Specify who will receive your non-IRA retirement account in the event of your death View Beneficiaries / Download PDF
Duplicate Tax Records View duplicate 1099s and other tax forms View online
Futures Account Discretionary Trading Authorization Instruct E*TRADE Securities to do business with your authorized agent Download PDF
Fixed Income Cost Basis Election Form Make your Cost Basis Elections for all Fixed Income purchases made on or after January 1, 2014 Download PDF
Letter of Authorization and Indemnification for Options Trading - IRA Authorize E*TRADE Securities to accept instructions for options trades in your IRA Download PDF
Non-U.S. Foreign Correspondent Account Beneficial Owner Questionnaire Provide information on corporate accounts beneficiary owners and non-US foreign correspondent accounts Download PDF
One-and-the-Same Letter Deposit securities under a name other than your legal name Download PDF
Power of Attorney (with Provisions for Durable) Instruct E*TRADE Securities to do business with your authorized agent Download PDF
Restricted Security Research Request Release the restrictions on restricted stock Download PDF
Rule 144 Restricted Stock Packet Authorize removal of Rule 144 Restriction Download PDF
Rule 144(B)(1) Restricted Stock Packet Authorize removal of Rule 144(B)(1) Restriction Download PDF
Rule 145(D) Restricted Stock Packet Authorize removal of Rule 145(D) Restriction Download PDF
Rule 701 Restricted Stock Packet Authorize removal of Rule 701 Restriction Download PDF
Rule 904 Restricted Stock Packet Authorize removal of Rule 904 Restriction Download PDF
Special Registration of Stock Certificate Register securities in a name different than the brokerage account title Download PDF
Stock or Bond Power Deposit an unsigned stock or bond certificate Download PDF
Deposit a security that bears the name of a previous owner Deposit an unsigned stock or bond certificate Download PDF
Third Party Release Deposit a security that bears the name of a previous owner Download PDF
Transfer on Death Registration Request and Agreement Designate beneficiaries to receive your account in the event of your death Download PDF
W-8BEN Certificate of Foreign Status Establish that you are a non-U.S. person for federal income tax purposes Submit online / Download PDF
W-9 Request for Taxpayer ID Provide us your taxpayer identification number Download PDF / Important Tax Notice
Worthless Securities Liquidation Request   online Form
Customer Verification Form Utilize this form along with your Proof of Identification to verify ownership of your account Download PDF
W-8BEN-E Certificate of Foreign Status (Entities) Establish that you are a non-U.S. entity for federal income tax purposes Download PDF
Non-Resident Alien (NRA) Certification Statement For foreign accounts with U.S. address or phone number on record, or accounts requesting a tax witholding. Download PDF
Name Change Authorization Form Update your name on your E*TRADE account(s) due to marriage, divorce, or other reasons Download PDF
Reg E Long Form How to report an error with your Reg E remittance transfer Download PDF
Beneficiary Verification Form Use this form to verify a beneficiary for an E*TRADE account that is converting assets and/or cash due to a deceased owner. The form is only used when assets being claimed are valued under $2,500.00 and claimant is providing non-certified copies of legal documentation. Download PDF

Account Agreements and Disclosures

 

Brokerage Account Agreements & Disclosures

Description

Action

Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options Important information about trading options View online
Customer Agreement The terms and conditions of your E*TRADE Securities brokerage account View online
Order Routing Practices How E*TRADE Securities routes stock and options orders Download PDF
Terms and Conditions of Use of the E*TRADE Community The terms and conditions of use of the E*TRADE Community View online
Futures Merger Agreement Notification Important information pertaining to the merger of E*TRADE Securities and E*TRADE Clearing Download PDF
Securities Merger Agreement Notification Important information pertaining to the merger of E*TRADE Securities and E*TRADE Clearing Download PDF

 

Bank Account Agreements and Disclosures

Description

Action

E*TRADE Bank Account Agreement The terms and conditions governing your E*TRADE Bank account(s) View online
E*TRADE Bank Rate and Fee Schedule Information describing how we calculate rates, and any fees applicable to your E*TRADE Bank account(s) View online
E*TRADE Financial Sweep Deposit Account Agreement The terms and conditions governing your E*TRADE Financial Sweep Deposit Account View online
E*TRADE Financial Sweep Deposit Account Rate and Fee Schedule Information describing how we calculate rates, and any fees applicable to your E*TRADE Financial Sweep Deposit Account View online

 

Retirement Account Agreements & Disclosures

Description

Action

IRA Plan Agreement The terms and conditions of your E*TRADE IRA account View online
Roth IRA Plan Agreement The terms and conditions of your E*TRADE Roth IRA account View online
SIMPLE IRA Agreement The terms and conditions of your E*TRADE SIMPLE IRA account View online

Managed Account Disclosure Documents

 

E*TRADE Capital Management Investment Advisory Services

Description

Action

Form ADV Part 2A A summary of E*TRADE Capital Management's advisory services Download PDF
Wrap Fee Programs Brochure An overview of E*TRADE Capital Management's Wrap Fee Programs Download PDF