Open An Account

It is easy to open and fund an account with Vision Financial Markets. Below you can find the necessary account applications (either individual & joint, entity, or IRA) and supplemental documents which may be required. A list of required documents for new accounts is available to show you a breakdown of what forms are required based on what type of account you would like to open by clicking here. Should you have any additional questions regarding our documentation or need any assistance when completing any of the writeable PDF forms below, please do not hesitate to contact Vision’s Client Services team at +1.877.836.3949 or e-mail

The following account documents are provided for the convenience of our prospective customers and may be downloaded.

Securities Account Applications

If you wish to open a retirement account utilizing:

  1. STRATA Trust Company as custodian, provided by Vision, please read STRATA Trust Company IRA Disclosures.

Should you wish to open an account with a custodian other than STRATA Trust Company, please use the Individual and Joint Account Application rather than the Individual Retirement Account Application and check the “Individual Retirement Account” box under the “Retirement Non-Vision Custodian” section on page 2.

Additional Required Supplements

IRS Forms

Fund Your Account

Bank Wires

Vision considers wires as cleared funds and allows you to trade immediately upon receipt of the funds. Once you are provided an account number, you may wire funds. For wiring instructions, please contact your Account Representative or Vision’s Client Services team at +1.877.836.3949 or


Please make checks payable to “Vision Financial Markets LLC”.

Generally, a transfer from another brokerage firm will be considered as cleared funds. All other instruments, including personal checks, may require up to three (3) days for bank clearance. Vision will not accept money orders, traveler’s checks, starter checks, bank checks, cashier’s checks, cash or third party checks except those payable directly to you from other broker/dealers or from the U.S. Government. When submitting a check, please use either the Check Deposit Form, STRATA Trust Company IRA Deposit CertificationEquity Institutional IRA Deposit Form or Inspira Financial IRA Deposit Form.

Transfer an Existing Account

Please complete and sign the Securities Account Transfer Form. If you are considering transferring multiple, existing accounts into your new account at Vision, please complete a separate transfer form for each of the existing accounts. You will also need to submit the most recent copy of your account statement from the previous firm.

Submitting Your Application

When your application documentation is completed, please mail them to:

Vision Financial Markets
Attn: New Accounts
120 Long Ridge Road
3 North
Stamford, CT 06902

Should you have any additional questions regarding our documentation or need any assistance when completing any of the writeable PDF forms, please do not hesitate to contact Visions Client Services team at +1.877.836.3949 or e-mail

*Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Besides being accessible via our Web site, copies of the Options Disclosure Document are available from your Vision sales representative, or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS, or from The Options Clearing Corporation, One North Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60606.