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New securities account

To start investing, open a securities account with Swedbank

With us, investing money in securities (incl. stocks and bonds) is beneficial for you because:

  • you can keep securities worth up to 30 000 € in the account free of charge;
  • trading with Baltic stocks in the Internet bank is free of charge for you;
  • opening a securities account is easy and without costs;
  • you can start investing even with small amounts.
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You need a securities account to start investing.

On your securities account, you can keep a variety of securities, such as stocks and bonds, instead of money.

A securities account is necessary to buy and sell any type of securities.

When you open a securities account, you need to choose a specific bank account with money on it to sell and buy securities and pay service fees. We recommend using an investment account for it.

You can start investing with exactly the amount you want, be it even 1 €. You can keep securities worth up to 30 000 € with us for free.

Trading with Baltic stocks in the Internet bank is free as well. There are also no additional costs for keeping Swedbank's funds and trading with them on your securities account.

Furthermore, you can invest in global securities markets, including in world-renowned technology companies such as Apple and Tesla.*

* This information should not be construed as investment advice or consultation or an invitation to buy or sell securities or enter into other transactions.

You can collect money on your own or child’s securities account.

Using your own account, you are in full control and the process is simple: you simply need an additional securities account.

In case of using a child’s account, the child will gain full control on 18th birthday. There are restrictions to using the money until that as well.

You can open a securities account for a child in our branches, please book a time.

  1. Before opening a securities account, it is reasonable for you to also open an investment account – this way you can conveniently link them when opening a securities account. When using an investment account, you only pay income tax once your payouts are bigger than contributions.
  2. You can conveniently open a securities account in our Internet bank.
  3. Congratulations, you're the owner of a new securities account and you can start investing!
  4. You can always keep an eye on your securities portfolio and stock market in the Internet bank.

Terms and conditions of providing investment services and other useful investor information

  • Further information on payable and paid charges is available from the Bank.
  • If the Bank is obliged to pay taxes, fees, interest, penalties or incur other costs (that are not covered in the Bank’s price list below) for the provision of securities safekeeping and transaction services to the Client, the Bank shall have the right to debit such amounts from the Client’s Current Account without Client consent.

Account opening

Effective as of 08.02.2021
Securities Account
Internet bank free of charge
Branch office 4 €
Joint securities account 65 €

Account closing

All securities account types free of charge

Account statements
  • Bank account statements available free of charge from internet bank.
  • Statement fees are subject to 20% VAT.
  • For accounts opened with Estonian register of securities, account opening statement and statements of holdings and transactions for securities registered with the register are available at daily weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual frequency. Periodic statements are available free of charge at Nasdaq CSD Estonian branch Estonia webpage.

Bank statements
Securities account statement of holdings / transactions from branch office 2 €
Copy of transaction instruction 2 €
Nasdaq CSD Estonian branch statements 2 €

Trading of equities, bonds and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) shares
  • Percentage based trading fees calculated from trade amount, in certain cases transaction fee will be added.
  • Trading fee is charged in trading currency based on the Bank’s exchange rates.
  • Trading via brokerage is subject to the Master Agreement for Financial Transactions. Information on the agreement is available from the Bank.
  • Trading orders transmitted to the Bank can be cancelled until executed.
  • In case the order is not executed in full during a single trading day, the trading fee (including minimum trading fee) for partial order execution is charged in full for each trading day when part of the order is executed.
  • On certain markets, minimum transaction amounts may apply.
  • A stamp duty of 0,5% of transaction amount on buying UK securities and 1% on buying Irish securities is added to the transaction charges. In certain events, a higher rate (1,5%), a bonus rate or tax exemption may apply for UK securities.
  • If purchase transactions are subject to FTT according to local market regulations (e.g. France, Italy, Spain), such tax is added to the transaction charges.
  • Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are treated as shares.
  • Trading via Swedbank brokerage on other markets is subject to prior agreement with the Bank.

Shares and ETF-s Securities account in internet bank
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania free of charge
Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, USA, Germany, UK, Canada, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Czech 0,14%, min 9,90 €
Russia 0,30%, min 125 €
Shares and ETF-s Branch office Via brokerage
Estonia 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Latvia 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Lithuania 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Sweden 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 500 SEK
Finland 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Denmark 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 400 DKK
Norway 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 400 NOK
USA 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 USD
Germany 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
UK (London SE) 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 GBP
UK London International (Russian and other GDRs) 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 USD
Canada 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 CAD
Netherlands 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
France 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Belgium 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Ireland 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Italy 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Portugal 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Spain 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 €
Switzerland 0,2%, min 50 € 0,2%, min 50 CHF
Austria 0,25%, min 50 € 0,25%, min 50 €
Poland 0,25%, min 50 € 0,25%, min 200 PLN
Hungary 0,25%, min 50 € 0,25%, min 15000 HUF
Czech 0,25%, min 50 € 0,25%, min 1300 CZK
Russia 0,3%, min 150 € 0,3%, min 150 USD
Bulgaria 0,6%, min 50 € 0,6%, min 150 BGN
Bonds Internet bank Branch office Via brokerage
Estonia 0,2%, min 3 € - 0,2%, min 50 €
Latvia 0,2%, min 3 € - 0,2%, min 50 €
Lithuania 0,2%, min 3 € - 0,2%, min 50 €
Trading in bonds in all other applicable markets via Swedbank brokerage - - 0,5%, min 50 €
Transaction fee (all instruments) included in trading fee included in trading fee 3€ Baltic markets
4€ other markets

Transactions with investment fund units
  • Percentage based fees calculated from trade amount.
  • Fund orders submitted to the Bank cannot be cancelled.
  • Fund switch subject to the conditions specified in the fund terms, fee charged only on sell transaction.
  • Foreign fund transaction fee includes standard settlement fees charged by the Bank’s Custodians.
  • Other Estonian funds – subscription and redemption fee may be added subject to fund terms.

  Subscription Regular investment Redemption Switch
Swedbank Group funds free of charge free of charge free of charge free of charge
Other foreign fixed income funds
Franklin Templeton funds 0,5% + 7 € 0,5%, min 0,75 € 7 € 7 €
Funds managed by other management companies 0,5% + 21 € - 21 € 21 €
Other foreign equity and mixed funds
Franklin Templeton funds 1% + 7 € 1%, min 0,75 € 1% + 7 € 7 €
Funds managed by other management companies 1% + 21 € - 1% + 21 € 21 €
Other Estonian funds 1,5 € 0,75 € 5 € 5 €
Other transactions with Estonian securities and fund units Fees charged from both parties of the transaction.
Free of payment transaction 4,8 €
Against payment transaction 3,2 €
Pledge registration / amendment / appropriation 15 €
Transfer of pledged securities 30 €
Pledge release free of charge

Other transactions with foreign securities and foreign funds
  • Fees charged from both parties of the transaction.
  • Bank internal transactions are transactions between the securities accounts of the Bank’s clients.
  • Transaction fee includes standard settlement fees charged by the Bank’s Custodians.

Bank internal transactions 6 €
Bank external transaction
Latvia, Lithuania 10 €
Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Eurobond, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK, USA 15 €
Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland 25 €
Bulgaria, Russia 45 €
Foreign funds 45 €
Other transaction fees Cancellation is allowed if instruction is not yet processed by the Bank.
Transaction cancellation transaction fee
Other transactions based on bailiff’s instructions transaction fee
Subscription to a new issue / Participating in an offer transaction fee

Monthly Securities Safekeeping Fees
  • Safekeeping fees are subject to 20% VAT. VAT exemption applies if client safekeeps only units or shares of investment funds specified in the Investment Funds Act or investment/ exchange traded funds of the EEA member state.
  • Safekeeping fee is calculated based on the portfolio value on the last date of the calendar month. Securities are priced according to month end prices of the Bank’s local agents, market price or nominal value. Bonds are priced at nominal value. Fees are debited on the 20th or later date of the following month from the Client’s current account linked to the securities account.
  • ETF safekeeping fee equals to the safekeeping fee of its trading country.
  • Safekeeping of Depositary Receipts (ADR, GDR) is subject to the respective DR Agent’s fees in addition to safekeeping fee.
  • Safekeeping on other countries is subject to prior agreement with the Bank.
  • Other investments: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA, Depositary Receipts, Poland, Czech, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, foreign funds

Swedbank Group funds free of charge
Other investments, equities, bonds
Up to 30 000 € free of charge
From the value above 30 000 € 0,008%, max 8 €

Other Services
  • Fees for other services are subject to 20% VAT.
  • Tax relief at source / tax reclaim and general meeting services are subject to availability on each specific market.
  • Maintenance fee is charged in addition to monthly securities safekeeping fee.

Participation in general shareholder’s meeting subject to prior agreement
Tax reclaim subject to prior agreement
Tax relief at source subject to prior agreement

Find out more

Blog Kukkur

If interested in investing, we advise you to keep an eye on our blog Kukkur (available in Estonian and Russian).

The podcast of Investeerimisjutud

Listen to the weekly podcast of Investeerimisjutud (available in Estonian), where we talk about what’s happening on financial markets.

Financial market overview

Keep yourself up-to-date with investment news provided by our experts.

Book a consultation

If you have any questions related to investing, we are always there for you. Book a meeting here.

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My Portfolio gives you a good overview of how your investments are doing.

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