• Trading Binary Options

    • What kind of returns (income) can I make with Binary Options?

      Binary Options traders earn percentages on their returns. While different Binary Option broker return amounts vary, 8option offers some of the most favourable return amounts available: 70%- 85% return when the chosen options expires ‘in the money‘.

      On a selection of available options, 8option will refund a percentage of the invested amount even if the option expires ‘out of the money’.

    • What is an Underlying Asset?

      Underlying Assets are internationally traded financial properties and resources including currencies, indices, stocks and commodities. Traders who want to learn more can visit the Asset Table for further information.

    • What types of trading instruments does 8option offer?

      8option offers our traders three instrument types to make the most of their investment opportunities:

      • High/Low
      • Touch/No Touch
      • Boundary
      • 60 Second Trades

      Each instrument is designed to help different types of investors use a wide variety of strategizing to succeed in trading Binary Options.

    • What is the 'Target Price' of an option?

      Target prices are the purchase amount at which 8option is willing to sell the option. These amounts are predetermined by 8option’s market analyses, based on the most current data available. Traders can opt to buy an option above or below the target price depending on the way that they anticipate the asset is likely to move.

    • What is the 'expiry time' and 'expiry level' of an option?

      The expiry time is the specific hour and date when the time allotted for estimating the direction of an asset’s market value closes. The expiry time is automatically displayed to 8option’s traders and adjusts to their time zone accordingly.

      The expiry level is the Underlying Asset’s market value at the expiry time.  The level determines whether the option expired ‘in the money’ or ‘out of the money’. For further explanation on exactly how the expiry level is calculated please visit the Expiry Calculation page.

    • Can I close an option before the expiry time?

      Once a trader invests in an option he/she has a gap of three minutes after opening the trade to until five minutes before the options expiry to close it.

    • What are ‘in the money’ and ‘out of the money’ expiries?

      An option which expires “in the money” is one which has met the trader’s estimated conditions. Likewise, an option which expires “out of the money” is one that has not met the traders estimated conditions.

    • What happens if my option expires at the target price?

      If an option expires at the target price, which is possible for a High/Low or Boundary Instruments,  100% of the initial investment will be returned by 8option to the trader

    • What are the minimum and maximum trade amounts for a single option?

      The minimum amount a trader can invest in an option with is 25 EURO, USD or GPB. The maximum amount is 15000 EUR, USD or GPB.

    • Is there a maximum number of options that can be purchased at any time?

      There is no limitation placed on the number of options that can be purchased at any particular time. However, there is an ‘exposure limit’ of 2000 USD, EUR or GBP. This limit represents the total value of open positions at any particular time

  • Deposits & Withdrawals

    • What currency can I deposit

      It is possible to deposit at 8option™ in Euro, USD, British Sterling or JPY. The trading currency is selected as part of the registration process and once selected cannot be changed.

    • What is the minimum initial deposit

      The minimum deposit to start trading is 250 USD, EUR, GBP or 20,000 JPY

    • Do I need to make a deposit in order to register

      No deposit is required in order to complete the registration process. However in order to begin trading binary options with 8option™ the minimum initial deposit of 250USD, EUR, GBP or 20,000 JPY needs to be made.

    • Which currencies can I use to make deposits?

      It is possible to make deposits on 8option® with EUR, USD or GBP. The trading currency is selected as part of the registration process and once selected cannot be changed.

    • Do I need to make a deposit in order to register? If so, how much?

      No deposit is required in order to complete the registration process. However, to begin trading Binary Options with 8option® the minimum initial deposit of 200 USD, EUR or GBP needs to be made.

    • How do I make a withdrawal?

      All requests for withdrawals will be sent to the same account used to make the initial deposit. If there are problems doing so, 8option will process the withdrawal by wire transfer to a bank account with the name of the account holder. For in-depth details regarding how to make a withdrawal please refer to our banking page.


    • What is the minimum withdrawal amount?

      The minimum withdrawal amount is 100 USD, EUR or GBP. 8option provides traders with one withdrawal per month that is exempt from commission fees. Any additional withdrawal within the same month will be charged a fee of 30 USD, EUR or GBP per withdrawal.

    • What are the maximum and minimum deposit amounts?

      There are no limits on the amount a trader can deposit. The minimum investment amount for a single option is typically 200 USD, EUR and GBP.

  • My Account

  • 8option's Services

    • Is 8option a scam?

      No, 8option® is not a scam or a ‘con’ in anyway. At 8option we take great pride in not only ensuring a secure platform, backed by TechFinancials, but that all our services are reliable. Our Security and Privacy policies, alongside our professional customer support team, act as testaments to 8option’s dedication to our traders. 

      For questions regarding trading with 8option please feel free to contact our customer care centre.

    • Do I need anything special on my computer to start trading?

      Any standard PC with an internet connection may be used with 8option® and no additional software download is required onto your computer in order to start trading. 8option® recommends usage of Internet Explorer (IE7.0, IE8.0), FireFox (v3.5, v3.6) or Google Chrome (v4.0) as the internet browser. Java script must be enabled to trade in our site.

    • How can I get help if I need assistance?

      For any questions or concerns please feel free to contact our technical support centre.

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8option is a financial binary options trading platform offering binary options instruments on a variety of underlying assets. These include indices e.g. FTSE-100, NASDAQ, forex pairs e.g. EUR/USD, commodities e.g. Silver, Gold stock options e.g. Vodafone, Lloyds. 8option  is the first company to offer intraday “One Touch” and “Boundary” binary options in addition to the traditional “High/Low” options. 8option  also allows maximum liquidity to the trader by providing the possibility to close positions prior to expiry. 8option  offers a payout of up to 85% if an option expires “in the money” and up to 15% return if the option expires “out of the money”.