- To calculate your Margin Requirements, you would need the number of
**Lots**,**Prices**, and**Contract****Size**, which can be obtained from your MetaTrader and the**Leverage**. - The equation to calculate your margin is the following:
**Lots x ( Price x Contract Size )****÷ Leverage**.

__Let's go through the process:__

> You would need to obtain the number of **Lots **from your MetaTrader as shown below.

> You would need to obtain the **Price **of your Instrument from your MetaTrader as shown below.

> To locate your **Contract Size**, you would need to first **right-click** on the Instrument and select **Specification**.

> After acquiring the above information, you would just need the leverage of your account and you are able to calculate your margin requirement.

> Let's say that your account's leverage is set as 500.

> The equation would be **1 x ( 0.90265 x 100,000 ) ****÷ 500 = $180.53**

> So the margin requirement for Instrument USDCHF with the above details would be: **$180.53**