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Buy Direction Letter – Foreign Currency

Use these forms to purchase foreign currency with your IRA.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the process to invest in foreign currency (i.e. FOREX) with my IRA?

Once you have identified a foreign currency provider you would like to work with, you will need to submit a completed and executed Buy Direction Letter – Foreign Currency along with the purchase details of your currency selection.

What fees are associated with investing in foreign currency?

There is a $125 transaction fee to purchase foreign currency within your Self-Directed IRA regardless of the value of the currency purchased.  A detailed overview of all account fees can be found in the Fee Schedule.

How long will it take to complete a foreign currency transaction?

Once Vantage has received the Buy Direction Letter – Foreign Currency and all supporting purchase documentation in good order, your purchase request will be completed within 2 business days.  You can expect to receive an email confirmation once your request has been processed.