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ACCOUNT VERIFICATION

Certification requirements

ACCOUNT VERIFICATION

Certification requirements

Certification requirements

A certified copy is a copy of a primary document that has on it an endorsement or certificate that it is a true copy of the primary document.

The certifier needs to have seen the original documentation and have met the individual face-to-face.

We may accept certifications by the following individuals:

  • a member of the judiciary, a senior civil servant, serving police or customs officer;
  • an officer of an embassy, consulate or high commission of the country of issue of documentary verification of identity;
  • a lawyer or notary public, who is a member of a recognised professional body;
  • an accountant who is a member of a recognised professional body;
  • a company secretary who is a member of a recognised professional body; or
  • a director, secretary or board member of a trusted person as defined in the Code.

Examples of acceptable documentation:

  • Proof of Identification (must be a current valid document and certified within the past 12 months):
    • Passport;
    • Driving License;
    • Government Issued Identification Document.
  • Proof of Address (document must be issued within the last 3 months):
    • Bank Statement;
    • Utility Bill;
    • Government Issue letter (e.g., tax-related correspondence).

The certifier must use the following wording and ensure the certification does not cover the picture of the ID document or any wording contained within the certified document:

ID documents:

“I INSERT NAME, a INSERT POSITION, ORGANISATION AND PROFESSIONAL BODY OVERSIGHT IF APPLICABLE, hereby certify that this document is a true copy of the original document which I have seen and the photo is a good likeness of INSERT NAME.

Signed:

Date:

Contact details:   ”

Other documents:

“I INSERT NAME, a INSERT POSITION, ORGANISATION AND PROFESSIONAL BODY OVERSIGHT IF APPLICABLE, hereby certify that this document is a true copy of the original document which I have seen.

Signed:

Date:

Contact details:   ”