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What you’ll need
We will try to open your account electronically using the details of either your Driving License, Passport or National ID card. If this is not possible, we will require you to send us copies of both types of documents outlined below:
Government Issued Photo Identification
- Valid, current passport (national or international).
- Valid, current Driver's License.
- Valid, current National ID Card.
- Other types of government issued photo ID may be acceptable after review on a case by case basis.
Birth Certificates, Marriage Licenses and Insurance cards are not accepted.
Important: your full name and date of birth as indicated on your FOREX.com application must be visible, as well as the expiration date. If you wish to submit your drivers license as proof of address, we require you also submit another government issued ID as photo identification.
- Utility bill
- Bank, building society, credit or debit card statement
- Council tax bill
- Local government address registration certificates
- Valid driving license if issued within the last six months.
We also do not accept internet printed documents.
Important:The document must be dated within the last six months - the issuing date must be visible. Your name and home address, as indicated on your FOREX.com application, must also be visible. We cannot accept your work address or a P.O. Box (exceptions are made for Middle Eastern countries - please call us if this applies to you).
The documents must be received in their entirety and we cannot accept internet printed documents, payment stubs or folded documents. Additional documents may be requested at our discretion.
In accordance with our regulatory obligations, additional documentation may be required at any time for internal periodical reviews.
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