In order to verify your company, please provide the following corporate documents:


1. a document confirming the legal existence of the company, such as:

  • certificate of incorporation/registration;

  • recent excerpt from a state company registry;

  • certificate of incumbency;

  • certificate of good standing;

  • memorandum/articles of incorporation/association/registration;

  • another similar document;

2. a document allowing to establish all the UBOs of the company, such as:

  • shareholder registry;

  • statement of information;

  • recent excerpt from a state company registry;

  • certificate of incumbency;

  • memorandum/articles of incorporation/association/registration;

  • trust agreement;

  • another similar document.

Please note:

The documents you provide must in any event contain the company's name, registration number, legal form (type), address, and date of incorporation.

If your entity has several corporate layers, i.e. intermediary holding companies, please provide the relevant documents in respect of each company.

Bank statements are normally NOT accepted as confirmation of UBO status.

Some specifics for certain regions:

For US-based companies, the registration number is the EIN (Employer Identification Number). If you do not have a EIN, please provide evidence that you have already applied for the EIN.

For Australia-based companies, both legal address and principal place of business address are required; the registration number is either ACN or ARBN.

For Austria-based companies, full names of their legal representatives are required.

For Cyprus-based companies, the following additional information is required: names of the members of the Board of Directors; names of the persons that are duly authorised to act on behalf of the company.

For Estonia-based companies, the names of the director, members of the management board or other body replacing the management board, are required.

For Finland-based companies, the following additional information is required: field of activity; full name, date of birth and citizenship of members of the statutory bodies and the person(s) representing the legal entity.

For Germany-based companies, names of the members of its representative body or of its legal representative are required.

For Ireland-based companies, the following additional information is required: both legal address and principal place of business address; nature of the business; names of the company’s directors.

For Latvia-based companies, names of the persons authorised to represent the company are required.

For Malta-based companies, names of the company’s directors (or members of another representative body) are required.

For Mexico-based companies, the following additional information is required: economic activity or social activity; Code of Taxpayer Registration (“RFC”); serial number of Advanced Electronic Signature; full name of the company’s legal representatives.

For Singapore-based companies, names of the company’s directors or partners are required.

For Sweden-based companies, names of the persons authorised to represent the company are required.

Important:

You will also need to provide us with the following documents to verify the identity of ultimate beneficial owners (individuals):

  1. owning or controlling, directly or indirectly, more than 25 % of the shares or voting rights of the company (10 % in Barbados, the Bahamas, Belize and Jersey); or, alternatively, if there is no such person,

  2. otherwise exerting decisive control over the company (senior managers, directors, etc.).

Please note that the primary aim of verifying corporate entities is to identify their real UBOs. When you declare a nominee as a real UBO, your identification may be suspended until you provide correct information with the relevant proof. The following factors may be considered as indications that the declared UBO is a nominee:

  1. The declared UBO is featured as a UBO/shareholder in multiple companies;

  2. The declared UBO of a company situated in an offshore jurisdiction is a national of that offshore jurisdiction.

  3. The declared UBO is professionally engaged in registation/admistrative services.

All the beneficial owners of the company are required to undergo the verification procedure by submitting an ID, a selfie with this ID, and proof of residential address (a utility bill, a bank statement or another similar document).

  1. For identity verification we can accept one of the following documents: passport, driver’s license or national ID card. A document submitted must still be valid for at least 6 months on the date of application. One may submit a high-quality photo or scan of a document. It is obligatory to upload images/scans of both sides of double-sided documents (like ID, for example).

  2. For address verification: utility bills, bank statements, tax invoices or different residential statements/certificates, issued by a government. A document must contain the full name of a person, his/her full home address and be issued not earlier than 3 months ago on the date of application. Both: paper documents and electronic documents (in PDF) are accepted.

(!) The following types of documents are not accepted as a proof of address: mobile phone bills, credit card statements, all kinds of documents related to credits, loans and insurance. Documents stating PO Box addresses are not accepted.

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