It is possible to short sell with DEGIRO platform. This kind of service is referred to as Debit Securities. It is available only for Active, Trader, and Day Trader profiles.

You can shorting ETFs, and stocks from the main indices on the following exchanges:

  • Euronext Amsterdam,
  • Euronext Brussel,
  • Euronext Paris,
  • Xetra,
  • Bolsa de Madrid,
  • London Stock Exchange,
  • Swiss stock exchange.

You can not short sell U.S. securities or securities with category D.

Deposit and withdrawal

Transfering funds into DEGIRO account is available directly from your registered bank account (and only this account), via a manual bank transfer.

Bank details to transfer funds can be found by clicking on the “Deposit/Withdraw” tab in the right upper corner of the trading platform. In the mobile app this section can be found by clicking on the menu in the left upper corner and then choosing “Deposit/Withdraw”.

Bank transfers can take up to 2-3 working days. DEGIRO does not facilitate urgent transfers.

You can withdraw your funds through the same tab in the app or web platform. Withdrawals take up to 2-4 working days.

Is DEGIRO safe and legal?

Yes, the DEGIRO platform is supervised by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) in Germany and AFM in the Netherlands. In addition, the platform has an Investor Protection Program that covers up to 90% of losses from unreturned assets (with a maximum amount of up to EUR 20,000).

What can you invest in on DEGIRO?

DEGIRO offers access to instruments such as stocks, ETFs, futures, bonds and options.

Is the account at DEGIRO free?

Yes, account maintenance is free. There are only fees / commissions related to transactions and currency conversion.