Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, please check out our cash back offer that ends on March 31, 2020.

Yes. DRIPS are offered free of charge. Log in to your account, go to My Accounts  →  Service Centre  → Dividend Reinvestment. For each of your accounts, you will see a list of DRIP-eligible securities. For any security in the list, select "Active" to enroll it in the DRIP program. Read and agree to the terms, then save your changes.

Investor Plus is an enhanced service for clients with larger portfolios and for those who trade more often. If you maintain at least $500,000 in assets or make at least 150 trades per quarter, Investor Plus gives you:

  • Equity trades at $6.95 per trade
  • Options trades at $6.95 + $1.25 per contract
  • ETF trades at $6.95 (plus our 100 commission-free ETF list)
  • A dedicated phone number for faster service
  • No fee for USD registered accounts

To automatically qualify for the InvestorPlus program you must have:

  • Execute at least 150 online commission-generating equity or option trades during the immediately preceding calendar quarter; or
  • At least $500,000 in assets across all accounts within the same client ID; and sign up for e-Documents.

If you are 18 to 30 years of age, and add $50 or more a month to your account using Qtrade’s recurring automatic pre-authorized deposit, you will enjoy:

  • $7.75 commission for stock and ETF trades
  • No account minimum balance
  • No quarterly admin fees