In case you visit IQ Option and a message “IQ Option does not accept traders from your country” pop-ups, it means that you are a resident of one of the banned countries by IQ Option. Here is a list of countries where IQ Option is not available: Afghanistan, Albania, American Samoa, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Comoros, Crimea, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guam, Haiti, Iran, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, North Korea, Palestine, Portugal, Republic of Abkhazia, Republic of South Ossetia, Russia, Spain, South Sudan, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Transnistria, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the USA, Vatican, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
According to the IQ Option website, there are no other countries where IQ Option would not be available.
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IQ Option Supported Countries
Here are some of the English-speaking countries where IQ Option is available (the list is not complete)
Papua New Guinea
Trinidad and Tobago
Here are some of the Spanish-speaking allowed countries (the list is not complete)
Here are some of the Portuguese-speaking countries where is IQ Option available (the list is not complete)
São Tomé e Príncipe
Other countries where English nor Spanish nor Portuguese is the official language
United Arab Emirates
List of all countries from the European Economic Area (EEA) where IQ Option is available
Are you from Asia or Africa?
If you are located in Asia or Africa you might want to take a look at Exness. This broker is heavily regulated across the world and has licenses from the CySEC, the FCA, the FSCA, the CMA, and the FSC. The company has one of the lowest spreads in the industry and also features a zero-spread account. Traders who decide to open an account with Exness can trade on the world’s leading trading platforms; MT4 and MT5 which provide a solid trading environment for traders of all levels and needs.
Remember that forex and CFDs available at Exness are leveraged products and can result in the loss of your entire capital.
Please ensure you fully understand the risks involved.
Are you from the UK or Australia?
If you are located in the UK or Australia, there are a lot of licensed and reputable brokers you can trade with. One such company is, for instance, the world’s leading social trading network eToro which allows you to follow and copy other traders on the platform. This broker is licensed and authorised in the UK by the local regulator FCA (under the license FRN 583263) and in Australia by the ASIC (license no. 491139) and allows you to buy stocks and cryptocurrencies or trade CFDs on forex, stocks, commodities, indices and ETFs.
77% of retail CFD accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Are you from the USA or Canada?
If you are located in the USA or Canada, there is a good broker called Forex.com that is in the register of CFTC. The company also has trading signals for certain assets. The minimum deposit is $50, a free demo account is free of charge.
Forex trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Spot Gold and Silver contracts are not subject to regulation under the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act.
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