How can we help?
For Personal Users
Introduction to stock trading
What is a stock?
Where do stocks come from?
What is stock ownership?
Why do people buy stocks?
How could you lose money from buying stocks?
What are stock markets?
What is a stock broker?
What is a stock price?
What is a bid-offer spread?
What are stock charts?
What is commission?
What are bullish vs bearish markets?
Getting started with trading
How do I open a trading account?
Can I transfer my account from/to another broker?
What types of trading accounts are supported?
Funding my investment account
Why should I provide information about my income and occupation to trade?
Why does Revolut need my National Identifier?
What’s available to trade?
When can I trade?
Can I use leverage to trade?
What is a fractional share?
Can I buy only a fraction of a share?
How is the portfolio value calculated?
Do I see real-time security prices?
What fees will I be charged for my trading?
Are there any order limits to trade?
Can I set price alerts for trading?
How are my orders routed when I trade?
What type of orders can I submit?
What is a Limit Order?
What is a Stop Order?
What is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)?
Trading and Brexit
How will Brexit affect trading with Revolut?
Will the custody arrangements of the investments I have made via the Revolut App continue to be kept safe and secure by DriveWealth’s custodians after 31 December 2020?
What’s the plan for the Revolut trading service post-Brexit?
I live in the UK, what's the impact of Brexit on me?
Will my investments continue to be covered under EU regulation after Brexit?
Will I still be able to make a complaint about RTL after Brexit?
Will I still be able to seek compensation if RTL is unable to meet its obligations to me after Brexit?
My investments are held with a third-party broker in the DriveWealth LLC. Does Brexit affect my financial protections in the US?
What are the main differences between EU regulatory protections and UK consumer protection law?
Understanding investment events and regulations
Can I participate in voting at meetings for companies that I own shares in?
What if the Third Party Broker fails?
What is a W-8 BEN form?
Who is Revolut Trading authorised by?
What happens to my trading account if a company issues a dividend?
What happens to my stocks if a company is delisted?
Reporting taxes on my investments
Why can't I withdraw my funds from my trading account?
How do I close my trading account?
Can I cancel my order?
What if Revolut fails, what happens with shares?