TD Direct Investing


We've been named Canada's best online brokerage for a reason. With TD Direct Investing, you'll find we have the tools, resources, and analyst insights to help take your investing abilities to the next level, whether you're an active trader or just getting started.


Why investors choose us

Different platforms for different investors

Whether you're looking to accelerate your investing skills or want to take it slow, we have just the platform to suit your needs

  • Investor education

    We offer top-notch, curated content because the more you know, the better equipped you are to help spot opportunities and meet your investing goals.

  • Market insights

    Our analysts filter out the noise and provide insights and perspectives using a suite of tools to help you with your investing decisions.


Accounts and Investment Types

It's essential to understand your options before you start investing, which is why we offer a broad range of products and account types to suit your needs and goals.

  • Suitable for trading in Canadian and US markets, it's quick to set up and allows easy access to your money.

  • Ideal for saving toward any goal. You don't pay taxes on capital gains, dividends, interest, and withdrawals.

  • Allows more freedom and control to amp up your retirement savings with tax-deferred benefits by investing in different assets, like stocks, GICs, etc. RSP contributions are tax-deductible


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  • Easy to buy and sell. Benefit from appreciated shares and periodic dividends.

  • Convenient if you want a diversified portfolio and allows you to check real-time performance and make trades anytime.

  • Suitable if you want a diversified portfolio with pre-selected or tailored securities that are monitored by a fund manager.


Interested in other types of investments?


Clear and simple pricing

Trade commissions vary by trade activity. You're a standard trader if you make less than 150 trades per quarter or an active trader if you make over 150 trades per quarter.

  • Standard Trader

    Stocks: $9.99 per trade

    Options: $9.99 + $1.25 per contract

    Canadian and US stocks standard online commission rate

  • Active Trader

    Stocks: $7.00 per trade

    Options: $7.00 + $1.25 per contract

    Canadian and US stocks standard online commission rate

What you get with your account

  1. Real-time market data and quotes for the Canadian and US markets

  2. Commission-free mutual fund trades4

  3. Exclusive research reports

  4. Educational resources available online and on demand

Make the next move

  • 1

    Open an account

    Choose the account that's right for you and follow the steps to set it up.

  • 2

    Make your first deposit

    Deposit money from any bank account to start trading in Canadian and US markets.

  • 3

    Choose how you want to invest

    Get started using the TD App or WebBroker, or consider more advanced platforms, like Advanced Dashboard and thinkorswim, depending on your needs.

Switch to TD and we'll cover your transfer fees.5

Open a new TD Direct Investing account and you could be reimbursed for any fees—up to $150—when you transfer funds from another brokerage.

To get started, call our licensed representatives – Monday to Friday 7 am to 10 pm ET at 1-800-465-5463.

Pick your path


Additional resources

  • We have the tools and services available to help you automate recurring transactions, transfer money between your TD accounts, set up automatic withdrawals and more.

  • You may need to print and download forms and agreements for some TD Direct Investing accounts. Access our forms library here.

  • Find answers to the most common questions and browse our collection of helpful articles.


Open an account online – it's fast and easy

Whether you're new to self-directed investing or an experienced trader, we welcome you.

  • Apply online

    It's easy to open a cash, margin, RSP, or TFSA account.

  • Call us

    We're here for you. Monday to Friday, 7 am to 9 pm ET

    1-800-465-5463 1-800-465-5463
  • Book an appointment

    Let's chat, face-to-face at a TD location convenient to you.


View the TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. (TDWCI) Best Execution and Fair Pricing Client Disclosure Document to learn how TDWCI seeks to provide best execution and fair pricing for client orders.


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