Frequently Asked Questions

Find Answers to Our Most Commonly Asked Questions.

General Questions

What is Forex?

Forex is a decentralized global market where traders buy and sell currencies.

Who is FXCM?

FXCM is a global Forex and CFD broker since 1999. FXCM offers traders worldwide, a variety of trading products, powerful trading platforms, Enhanced Execution and Transparency and award-winning support. FXCM is a Leucadia Company. Learn more about FXCM.

Is FXCM's Affiliate Program suitable for me?

The FXCM Affiliate Program is suitable for website owners with trading content, brokers, financial news or any other financial related content.

Why to choose FXCM as a partner?

Our partner program has been designed to provide affiliates with a wide range of powerful marketing materials and tools to help you achieve your goals. Learn more about our Marketing Tools.

Are there any fees to become Affiliate?

No, there are not any fees associated.

What are FXCM's requirements to accept my application?

The FXCM group of companies (collectively, the "FXCM Group" or "FXCM") has companies registered and regulated by some of the most respected regulatory bodies in the world, and as such, FXCM has imposed specific on-boarding and advertising requirements for its affiliates as well. Companies can apply to the program and individuals above the age of 18.

Do I need a website to promote FXCM?

Yes, a website, blog or mobile application related to finance, economy and/or investing is required to participate in FXCM Affiliate's program. FXCM has to review and approve the website(s) and Social media intended for advertising of FXCM related services and products, after which can inform the applying participant if they can utilise these channels in order to participate in the program.

How can I contact FXCM?

Please contact us at [email protected].

Signing Up to Affiliate Program

How do I sign up for the program?

To join FXCM's Affiliate program, you must complete a quick .

Upon approval of your application, you will be prompted to create an account on the Affiliate Management System1 to get access to our Marketing Tools.

How many days will it take for FXCM to review my Affiliate Application?

FXCM usually reviews Affiliates' applications within 5 business days.

My application was rejected. Now what?

Please contact us at [email protected] for more information regarding your application.

How can I change my sign up details?

Please contact us at [email protected], in case you want to update any details.

Ready to Be part of FXCM Affiliate?

Start earning up to $750 per Qualified Client

Commissions and Payments

What is CPA (Cost Per Account)?

FXCM's Affiliate Program is offering CPA Commissions. For each qualified client you bring to FXCM, you can get a fixed commission based on our commission plan. For more details, please see our Commission Plan.

Who is considered a qualified client?

A qualified client is:

  • either a new client who doesn't hold any other accounts with FXCM;
  • or an existing client who has only closed account(s) with FXCM and they have been closed for at least 6 months prior to the referral date and doesn't hold any other active accounts.

In order for the client to be considered as qualified, deposits should be equivalent to or greater than the amount displayed on the Commission Plan per the different groups and has executed 10 closed trades.

What is the minimum payout?

The minimum payout is US$150.

What are the payment methods?

The payment method is with Bank wire.

When are the commissions paid?

The commission will be paid 20 (twenty) calendar days after the month during which the commissions were earned.

Please note that domestic bank wires take about one to two business days and international bank wires take about three to five business days, often less, to arrive.

How can I see my commission's overview?

Please login to the System, Menu "Reports" and then click "Earning Reports".

Can FXCM give Tax advice?

You are liable to pay any taxes and duties or levies which may be needed to be paid in respect of the commission received based on the Agreement. We recommend that you contact a professional tax adviser as FXCM is not allowed to give tax advice.

Technical & Marketing Questions

How the tracking works?

Once you have been approved to our Affiliate program, you can login to the System and under Marketing Tools you can find our available Promotional Material. All Creatives and Logos have by default your affiliate ID. The only thing you have to do is to place the content on your website by copying the code.

The duration of our cookie is 30 days.

What marketing tools do you offer?

FXCM offers Creatives and Logos. Learn more about our Marketing Tools.

How can I get access to my Account?

Visit the System and login using the Username and Password that you created upon registration.

How can I reset my password?

Visit the , and click "Forgot Password?". You will receive an email to the email account you registered with providing further instructions.

Can I use my own creative material?

No, you can't use your own creative material. You can find all the available creatives at system. If you would like to have custom creatives for your website, please contact us at [email protected].

Can I promote using Email, SMS?

The FXCM content is allowed to be used on your websites approved by FXCM. In case you want to promote FXCM via another way, please contact us prior to any campaign.

Are there any guidelines that I need to follow?

For any content related and including FXCM you should take into consideration the below.

  1. Use only the Promotional material available on Affiliate Management System .
  2. You can proudly Promote FXCM and use our available logos but you can't create websites with FXCM domain name reference or social networks with the intention to represent or act as the FXCM Brand.
  3. Affiliates can only promote FXCM to the websites and/or Social media channels, which have been prior reviewed and approved by FXCM and that include information about trading, brokers, financial news or any other financial related content.
  4. You should not edit or manipulate FXCM Logos, content and Trademarks.
  5. You should not copy FXCM website or try to reproduce any content that is directly associated with the FXCM website and can be considered as identical to ours.
  6. You should not sell or give any merchandise items without FXCM's written approval.
  7. Do not provide any incentives to your users to open an account.
  8. Do not buy or bid against FXCM and buy advertisements for FXCM brand queries: "FXCM", "FXCM.COM", "Forex Capital Markets", or any other derivatives or mistakenly spelled phrases.

Other Guidelines & Restrictions

  • Do not register yourself or register manually other traders using your Affiliate link.
  • Do not target people under the age of 18 years old.
  • Don't target countries mentioned within the scope of the "Unlisted Countries" section available on our Commission Plan
  • Don't give any trading and/or investment advice in which direction the markets will go in any content can mention FXCM. You can give only general markets updates.
  • Don't Promise any wealth or give any other promises that look unrealistic and unbelievable.If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact your FXCM Affiliate Specialist or at [email protected].

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