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Sign into Capital One Investing℠

If I have linked accounts, which will I be signed in to?

If you have more than one account under your usermame, you'll automatically get signed in to the first account you opened, yes the original, and then you can switch to any of your other accounts to see what's going on.

Help, please! I'm having trouble getting into my Capital One Investing℠ account

Check to make sure you're entering your sign in info the exact way as when you created your username or last updated your password.

If you swear up and down you're entering everything perfectly, and want to keep your frustration level to a minimum, we can help. Please click here.

Is the Capital One Investing℠ site secure?

You bet the Capital One Investing℠ website and apps are secure. Our tech department has mad computer scientists whose job it is to make sure your account stays safe. For investors who like technical details, we'll match the encryption level of your browser up to 256-bit.

We also use a bunch of physical, electronic and procedural methods to safeguard our systems and your information.

Tip: For a fun read, please refer to our privacy policy or review the Security and Protection section. There, you'll see legal jargon that says we'll never sell your contact or account information.

Why do I need to verify my email address?

When we try to send you an email and it bounces back or gets lost in cyberspace, we kindly ask you to verify we have your correct email address on file.

We want to make sure you get important updates about trade confirmations, statements, and tax documents.

So, please update your address in the field(s) we've provided. Once you've made any necessary corrections, select Save to proceed.

Tip: If your email address is correct, you can just confirm it—no need to change anything.

How do I create Enhanced Sign-In Security for my account?

Check out these instructions to get started:

  1. Sign in at
  2. Go to the Accounts tab
  3. Under 'Overview', select Profile & Settings from the drop-down menu
  4. If you need to enroll in Enhanced Sign-in Security, you can find a link in the 'Personal Info' tab of 'Profile and Settings'.

How do I sign in if I forgot my username?

Click on the Forgot Username or Password? link on the home page and follow the instructions to look up your username.

What is a temporary password?

If you don't know your password, we'll email a temporary password to your email address on file after we verify your identity. The temporary password lasts for a few minutes, so you'll want to act quickly. You can use it to get into your Capital One Investing℠ account and create a new password.