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Investing in options with low fees

If you are an experienced investor and want to invest in options, our comprehensive platform and low rates makes it easy to do so. See a complete overview of our unprecedented fees on our fee page.



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Currency, connectivity, or external product and spread costs may apply. Find out more on our fees page.

Interested in buying options?

Then, you are at the right place. When you open an account with us, you cannot invest in options directly. For complex financial products such as options, you need an Active or Trader account to be able to invest in this product, which involves extra appropriateness tests and conditions. Watch the video on the left to learn more about investing in complex financial products, such as options.

What are options?

Options are a type of derivative that gives the buyer of the contract the possibility to buy or sell the underlying asset, depending on if it is a call or a put. Buying a call gives you the right to buy the underlying asset, whereas a put gives you the right to sell. For this right, buyers pay a premium to sellers. Options contracts will always have a specific expiration date and exercise price.

Unlike other financial products such as stocks, with options, you do not pay the full cash amount upfront or own the underlying product. Instead, you deposit initial margin to enter the options contract. Since only a percentage of the contract’s value needs to be put up initially, options are highly leveraged financial instruments. This means that slight price movements can have a significant impact.

Would you like to learn more? Read our options article for all you need to know.

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Leveraged effect of options compared to stocks

A product for experienced investors

Keep in mind that options can be risky and complex, and we advise you to only invest in financial products that match your knowledge and experience.

If you are new to investing, we recommend checking out our Investor's Academy. Here, you will find a plethora of information about investing. Learn how investing works, which products you can invest in and which strategy suits you best.

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Why invest in options?

Investing in options can help with risk management and speculation. In terms of risk management, investors can use options to hedge price movements of the underlying product. On the other hand, speculators can use options to profit from price movements of the underlying product.

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Risk of investing in options

Investing in options can be rewarding, but it comes with high risk. You can end up losing more than your initial investment. In some cases, the maximum loss is unlimited. We recommend only investing in financial products that match your knowledge and experience and only entering into obligations that you can meet with money that you do not need in the short term.


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Investing involves risks. You can lose (a part of) your invested funds. We advise you to only invest in financial products which match your knowledge and experience. This is not investment advice.

Investing involves risks.


We want to empower people to become the best investors they can be. By offering a universe of possibilities and choices on our user-friendly platform, we are removing barriers to make investing accessible to everyone: beginners or experts. You get access to a wide variety of products on more than 50 global exchanges to have the freedom to invest the way you like. In our world, you also get great value for money. So, without compromising an inch on the quality, security and range of our investment services, we offer incredibly low fees. Prioritising your needs has helped us become the leading European online broker. Our 2,5+ million clients and 90+ international awards are proof of our success.


Terms and conditions for the CHF 100 transaction fees offer

If you activate your DEGIRO investment account before the 1st of October 2023, DEGIRO will reimburse your transaction fees up to CHF 100. The following conditions apply to this offer:

  • The offer is valid until the 30th of September 2023.
  • During the offer period, new clients who have activated an account will receive up to CHF 100 in transaction fees reimbursed.
  • The first transaction costs and external handling fees up to CHF 100 within the timeframe until the 31st of October 2023 will be reimbursed.
  • Currency handling fees (Auto FX trader and manual trade) are not eligible to be refunded with this promotion.
  • We will reimburse the transaction costs and external handling fees you have spent (up to a maximum of CHF 100) to your DEGIRO account in early November.
  • This offer is only valid for new clients with a Swiss DEGIRO account.
  • To be eligible for this offer, the new client needs to make a first deposit to validate the account (minimum deposit is CHF 0.01) and activate their DEGIRO account.
  • New clients who started their registration before the offer period, but activate their DEGIRO account during the offer period, are also eligible for this offer.
  • If an existing account is already linked to the address of the new client, participation is excluded.
  • Each new client can only claim the CHF 100 transaction credit once.

Acceptance of offer conditions

By participating in the offer, the client automatically accepts the offer conditions and terms. DEGIRO may terminate the campaign prematurely or change the campaign conditions. DEGIRO will communicate any changes via the website.


Participation in the offer is open to all clients who have activated an account at DEGIRO on or before the 30th of September 2023.