DEGIRO charges a fee to set up trading opportunities outside of your home market. This is to provide access to a large number of exchanges. This fee is levied upon those who are using these exchanges. DEGIRO use a pay-per-use policy in its pricing, this means if you use a particular service you will be charged a fee but if you do not then you will not incur additional fees.
For the connection fees you will pay a maximum of 0.25% of your total account value (with a maximum charge of €2.50) per annum for each exchange with the exception of Swiss Stock Exchange. The connectivity fee for US options is €5.00 per exchange per calendar month. These charges will be applied if you carry out a transaction or hold a position during the calendar year.
For example: Your account value is CHF 5,000 and you have carried out trades on Swiss Stock Exchange, Euronext Derivatives, Eurex and also hold positions on the NYSE and Swiss Stock Exchange, the below calculation will provide the fees: