Account Opening

Points to note

Please read the relevant Client Agreement and Risk Disclosure before opening an account

Download Securities Client Agreement

Documents required

Individual Account

  1. ID Card or Passport copy
  2. Proof of residential address within 3 months after issue
  3. Relevant Tax Residency Forms [e.g. Form W-8BEN and Self-Certification Form (Individual)]
  4. Completed Account Opening Forms

Corporate Account

  1. Certificate of Incorporation
  2. Business Registration Certificate
  3. Address proof (within 3 months after issue)
  4. Identification and Address proof (within 3 months after issue) of all Directors and Authorized Signatories
  5. List of identification of shareholders and ultimate beneficiaries
  6. Company Search (within 6 months) / Certificate of Incumbency (within 6 months) / Annual Return
  7. Memorandum and Article of Association
  8. Register of Members and Register of Directors
  9. Latest Audited Accounts/ Certificate of Good Standing (within 6 months)
  10. Board Resolution regarding account opening matter
  11. Organization Structure (Certified by Director)
  12. Relevant Tax Residency Forms [e.g. Form W-8BEN-E, Self-Certification Form(Corporate) and Self- Certification Form(Controlling Person)]
  13. Completed Account Opening Forms
Item 1 to 9 should be certified by designated persons (e.g. lawyer, certified public accountant, or any other licensed person).

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