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How to open your account

If you have any questions along the way—like which funds might be right for you—we're here to help.

Step 2

Choose an account type based on your savings goal

Step 3

Open your account online in about 10 minutes

  • Get started with as little as $1,000.*
  • Avoid account service fees by registering for secure access to our website and letting us send account documents to you electronically.
Open your account online

We're here to help

If you're new to Vanguard:

Call 800-252-9578

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern time

If you're already a Vanguard client:

Call 800-888-3751

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Eastern time