FIA Documentation Checklist /
Standard Bank Shares

Investor using Custodian/Nominee Account Application:

  1. Original certified copy of registration document of the beneficial holder(s)/entity doing the investment
    1. Certified by Commissioner of Oaths for each of the beneficial holder(s)
  2. Proof of payment for each of the applications above

Individual Application

  1. Original certified copy of ID, front and back
    1. Certified by Commissioner of Oath
  2. Confirmation of Bank information
    1. Bank letter or original bank statement on bank letterhead clearly indicating account holder’s name, account number and branch code
    2. Proof of residency: either copy of tax certificate, municipal account or other account reflecting residential address
  3. Proof of payment

Legal Entity – Company/CC/Trust/Other Registered Entity Application

  1. Original certified copy by Commissioner of Oath
    1. Company:
      1. CM1 (bearing stamp of the Registrar of Companies & signed by Company Secretary)
      2. CM22 (bearing stamp of the Registrar of Companies & signed by Company Secretary)
      3. CM29 (bearing stamp of the Registrar of Companies & signed by Company Secretary)
    2. Close Corporation:
      1. CC1 (bearing stamp of the Registrar and signed by authorized member)
    3. Trust:
      1. Trust Certificate issued by Master of the High Court (bearing the stamp of the High Court)
    4. Other legal entity:
      1. Registration document and Constitution or founding document and written confirmation of the residential address of persons authorised to act on behalf of the legal entity
  2. Original certified copy of Board minutes/Resolution detailing persons authorized to act on behalf of the company/close corporation/trust/legal entity for share dealing and other purposes
    1. On applicable letterhead, a list of authorized persons with each one’s specimen signature and contact particulars
    2. Original certified copies of IDs of the authorized signatories and CEO/Trustees/Principal Officer
  3. Confirmation of bank information (no third-party bank information may be accepted)
    1. Original letter from bank on a bank letterhead confirming the account name, branch numbers, account number and type of account OR
    2. Original bank statement clearly showing the bank name, branch code and account holder’s name. No screen prints can be accepted
  4. Proof of country of residency: either copy of tax certificate, municipal account or other account reflecting residential address, or proof of residency
  5. Proof of payment