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Due Diligence Requirements for individuals

For individual persons, we will need to collect the following documents:

Identity proof (one of the below)

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • National ID card
  • Armed forces ID card

Note 1: photo ID must be in date (i.e. unexpired).

Note 2: signature must be verified separately (e.g. certified signature specimen) if not stated on ID.

Address proof (one of the below)

  • Bank statement
  • Credit card statement
  • Utility bill (except mobile phone bill)
  • Government correspondence
  • Letter of introduction from regulated person
  • Correspondence with a regulated person
  • Lawyers property confirmation

Note: proof of address must be less than three months old (i.e. issued within the last three months).

The above mentioned should be submitted to us via one of the following methods:

Certified copies

Visit a suitable certifier with photo ID and proof of address. The certifier will take copies, add an attestation and sign to certify that they are true and accurate copies of the original documents. You may either send the certified copy to us via email or post it to one of our offices.

View our certification requirements.

Digital submission

Use our secure mobile ID app to provide all your details and verification evidence via your mobile phone in just a few minutes. Just open this link on your mobile to download the app and get started.

Face to face

Drop into any of our offices during normal working hours with photo ID and proof of address. Our staff will take copies whilst you wait and you will be back on your way within just a few minutes.

Below is a list of acceptable document types:

Acceptable forms of photo ID

  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • National ID card
  • Armed forces ID card

Note: Photo ID must be in date (i.e. unexpired).

Acceptable forms of address proof

  • Utility bill (but not a mobile phone bill)
  • Bank statement
  • Government correspondence

Note: Proof of address must be less than three months old (i.e. issued within the last three months).

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