To invest in Forex it is necessary to open an account with an online broker. Usually your identification data or passport is required to create your account.
Compared to other markets such as the Stock market you do not need a lot of money to being trading forex which draws a lot of people to begin trading in the foreign exchange. For as little as $250 most brokers allow you to open up an account and some brokers don't even have a minimum requirement.
The majority of brokers allows you to use various forms of payment for deposits such as wire transfers, checks, credit cards and even online payment systems. You will find brokers are very flexible in the ways you can make deposits to fund accounts so you can get started trading right away.
One important thing to remember is that is is important to check out your brokers polices for making withdrawal. A good rule of thumb no matter the brokerage you trade with is ti withdraw a small amount of money right away so that you understand and are familiar with the process.