Pedro Braz
Asset 1Last Update: February 22, 2024

Trade Republic is one of Germany’s most famous trading apps, with millions of users. It has become a massive success due to two main reasons:

  • Its low-cost structure;
  • A slick and moder trading app.

If you follow famous financial Youtubers from Germany, you’ve heard of Trade Republic many times before.

In which countries is Trade Republic available?

Trade Republic is only available in the following countries:

  • Austria,
  • Belgium,
  • Estonia,
  • Finland,
  • France,
  • Germany,
  • Greece,
  • Ireland,
  • Italy,
  • Latvia,
  • Lithuania,
  • Luxembourg,
  • Netherlands,
  • Portugal,
  • Slovakia,
  • Slovenia, and
  • Spain.

Can users from other countries use a VNP to use Trade Republic from abroad?

No, investors from unsupported countries cannot use a VPN to use Trade Republic from abroad. Upon account opening, Trade Republic requires specific documentation as proof that you are a valid user from one of their supported countries.

Trade Republic countries

Trade Republic Alternatives

  • eToro: While also providing commission-free trading for US-listed stocks and ETFs, this broker leads the charge for “social investing,” or the option to copy the trades of other investors automatically. They provide access to the world’s major cryptos for a 1% commission. All for a minimum investment of $50.
    eToro is a multi-asset investment platform. The value of your investments may go up or down. Your capital is at risk.
  • Interactive Brokers: One of the world’s most reputable brokers. Recently launched IBKR Global Trader, a user-friendly mobile app that targets beginner investors.
  • Trading 212: A commission-free investing platform that offers one free share for new users upon deposit (using the Trading 212 voucher: IITW).


If you want to open a Trade Republic account from Switzerland, the UK, or other countries, you’re in bad luck: it is not possible. However, we believe any of the abovementioned brokers will be good choices. Whether you value security and reputation or want a commission-free trading platform, the alternatives presented should be a good starting point. Explore their websites and decide for yourself!

Hope you found our breakdown helpful, and please let us know if you have any questions or feedback – we’re happy to help!

A reminder that the above should not be construed as investment advice and should be considered information only. Investors should do their research and diligence about the services and opportunities best suited for their risk, returns, and impact strategy.

Happy investments!

Pedro Braz

Pedro is passionate about finance, marketing, and technology. He is a growth manager at several online projects and a former digital marketer for a fintech company.