Precious Metals IRAs at

It's Easy To Diversify Your Retirement Account With Precious Metals from BGASC. The Precious Metals IRA process is simple and we do not charge any extra fees for this service.

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Starting A Precious Metals IRA Is As Easy As
Open A Self-Directed IRA Account Open A Self-Directed IRA Account

In order for your Self-Directed IRA account to remain IRS compliant, it must be managed by an IRA Custodian. Select one of our preferred partner IRA Custodians listed below or let us know if you already have a custodian in mind.

Inform your Custodian that you'd like to open a Self-Directed IRA with the intention of buying precious metals from Your custodian will help you choose the best Depository where your precious metals will be stored.

Fund Your IRA Account Fund Your IRA Account

When your Self-Directed IRA account is open, your next step is to deposit funds into the IRA account. Whether you are rolling over an existing account or funding a new one, your IRA Custodian will guide you through the process.

Once your account has funds, your IRA custodian will notify BGASC of your contribution amount, and you are ready to lock in an order with

Purchase IRA Approved Products Purchase IRA Approved Products

Once your IRA account has been funded, you may call BGASC toll-free at 1-888-992-4272 to lock in a purchase of IRA Eligible Precious Metals. IRA transactions must be done by phone to accommodate their special handling.

Your IRA Precious Metals are shipped fully insured from BGASC to your chosen depository for safe storage in a high-security facility. You will be notified by your IRA Custodian when your metals arrive at the depository.

Self-Directed IRA Custodians*

GoldStar Trust IRA Custodian
GoldStar Trust Company
P.O. Box 719
Canyon, TX 79015
Toll Free: 800-486-6888
Fax: 806-655-2530
Self Directed IRA Custodian
New Direction IRA, Inc.
1070 W Century Dr., Ste 101
Louisville, CO 80027
Toll Free: 877-742-1270
Fax: 303-665-5962
GoldStar Trust IRA Custodian
Equity Trust
1 Equity Way
Westlake, OH 44145
Toll Free: 888-382-4727
Fax: 440-366-3750
Self Directed IRA Custodian
IRA Innovations
100 Concourse Parkway, Ste 275
Birmingham, AL 35244
Toll Free: 205-985-0860
Fax: N/A
Self Directed IRA Custodian
Kingdom Trust
P.O. Box 870
Murray, KY 42071
Toll Free: 888-753-6972
Fax: 270-226-1001
Self Directed IRA Services, Inc.
215 Mary Avenue, Suite 311
Waco, TX 76701
Toll Free: 866-928-9394
Fax: 512-495-9554

Precious Metals Depositories*

Brinks Global
Phone: 800-5-BRINKS
Delaware Depository
Delaware Depository
3601 North Market St.
Wilmington, DE 19802
Phone: 302-765-3889
Dillon Gage International Depository Services
International Depository Services
406 West Basin Road
New Castle, Delaware 19720
Phone: 888-322-6150

* BGASC does not endorse or recommend any of the Custodians or Depositories listed on this page nor are we paid a commission or other fee by these firms. They are listed here merely because these are the firms most frequently used by customers who come to us for precious metals IRA’s. Each customer should do their own due diligence on these firms, their policies, and procedures to ensure they are comfortable.

Frequently Asked Questions About Precious Metals IRAs

Can I roll over funds from my existing retirement account without tax consequences?

Yes. You can transfer funds from your existing IRA (Traditional IRA, Roth IRA, etc.) or 401(k) into your new Precious Metals IRA account and there will be no tax penalty. Don't worry, your IRA Custodian will guide you through the entire process!

I don't currently have a retirement account. Can I start a new one and fund it myself?

Yes. It's easy to open a new Precious Metals IRA account and fund it yourself. BGASC welcomes new investors to call us toll-free at 888-992-4272 for more details.

Which products are IRA Approved?

You can browse the most popular IRA eligible products here:
Popular IRA Approved Gold
Popular IRA Approved Silver
Popular IRA Approved Platinum
Popular IRA Approved Palladium

Also note that all IRA eligible coins, bars and rounds at are marked as "IRA Approved" on each individual product page like this:

IRA Approved: Yes


IRA Approved: Yes

Can I put precious metals that I already own into an IRA?

No. To remain in compliance with the IRS, you must open a Precious Metals IRA account first with your chosen IRA Custodian and then you may buy IRA Approved gold, silver, platinum or palladium products that will be shipped directly from BGASC to your designated Depository for secure storage.

How are my precious metals stored?

Depending on your Depository, your metals can be stored either segregated or non-segregated within the secure storage facility. Segregated storage, also referred to as "custody" storage, ensures that the exact coins and bars you purchased will be securely stored separately from other customer's metals. Non-segregated storage allows for precious metals of like kind to be mixed since they are identical with the same weight and purity. Your chosen IRA Custodian will help you select the best Precious Metals Depository to suit your needs and preferences.

How do I access my investments when I'm ready to "cash out"?

One of the great things about Precious Metals IRAs is that when you are ready to access your investments, you can choose to take physical delivery of the metals yourself. If you'd prefer to "cash out" and liquidate your metals, one of your best options is to sell them to BGASC. We offer competitive buy-back prices based on the current market value and your metals will be shipped directly from the Depository to us so you never have to lift a finger.

Where can I get more information about self-directed Precious Metals IRAs?

Call us toll-free at 888-992-4272 to talk to a Precious Metals IRA specialist OR check out's Precious Metals IRA Guide in our Online Learning Center.

Please Note: It is always recommended to consult with your financial or tax adviser regarding any transaction with tax implications.

Ready to open your Precious Metals IRA?

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