Going old school
Unfortunately, other platforms won't accept digital signatures. They require a form to be printed out and signed with an actual pen. Yes, we know.
Mind you, this is still a quicker transfer as all your stocks will come to Stake at once with your HIN.
Once you print, fill out and sign the form, please send it to , along with a valid copy of photo ID and a holding statement.
If you don't have a scanner, photos will do. Just note that the signature on the form will have to exactly match the signature on your ID.
For a smooth HIN transfer, please ensure there are no pending trades with your outgoing broker, and get in touch to notify them about the move.
After we get your email, the transfer should take around 2-5 business days to complete – though this will also depend on the platform you're leaving.
In the meantime, if you have any questions about this, don't hesitate to contact us.
Why transfer your HIN to Stake
It’s easier than ever to transfer an entire portfolio to Stake.
One HIN for all your shares
Keep the same HIN when you transfer your shares to Stake. Just email us and we'll take care of the boring stuff.
Invest in 2,000+ stocks and ETFs and pay just $3 brokerage for trades up to $30,000.
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HIN Transfer FAQs
A HIN transfer is the process of transferring your existing Holder Identification Number from one platform to another. This means you would still have the same HIN and retain all the same shares but they would be moved on to the new account you entered on the form.
Follow the steps below to start a CommSec HIN transfer:
- Find your HIN in CommSec.
- Open an account with Stake and log in.
Download the ‘
- Fill out the form, including all the securities you would like to transfer to Stake.
Send the completed form, a holding statement and your photo ID to us email@example.com
See our in-depth guide on transferring your CommSec shares over to Stake.
Follow the steps below to start a Seflwealth HIN transfer:
It is absolutely free to transfer your Australian shares from another platform to Stake. Make sure to check if there are any transfer fees that apply with your departing broker.
If your shares are held with a share registry, like Computershare, Link Market Services or Automic, you can easily transfer them to a HIN. To transfer issuer-sponsored shares to your HIN with Stake, follow these steps:
Submit your documents
Please send us your transfer form, holding statement and photo I.D. as attachments via email: