Open A New Account

Apply online

Individual, Joint, Traditional IRA, Roth IRA and Uniform Gift/Transfer to Minor (UGMA/UTMA) Accounts may be opened online.

Existing shareholders

If you already have an account with Weitz Investments and would like to establish a new type of account, please login to your Weitz account and follow the instructions.

New investors

Before using our secure online account application, you may want to gather the following information:
  • Your Social Security number (SSN)
  • Bank account routing number and account number if you are funding the account with an electronic funds transfer
  • A valid email address
  • If you are opening an IRA, the address and SSN of your beneficiary
  • If opening a UGMA/UTMA Account, the name, SSN, address and date of birth of the minor
  • The minimum investment of $2,500
You will need to establish a unique username and password for your new account. After you complete the application, you will select which Weitz Fund(s) best meets your investment objectives.

Apply by mail

To open an account by mail, visit our Applications and Forms page and download the appropriate application. Simply fill out the application and mail it back with your first investment.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Weitz Investments Client Services at 800-304-9745 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday for assistance.