For both standard and high risk accounts, we accept certified documents. Follow the guidance below to correctly certify your documents.
Who can certify documents?
An individual from the below approved list will be able to certify documentation.
Please note: We will be required to independently verify the individual’s position as a suitable certifier.
Director / Manager / Authorised Signatory / Company Secretary of a regulated financial services firm in a jurisdiction equivalent to the Isle of Man
Director / Manager / Authorised Signatory /Company Secretary of a trusted person*
Required certification declaration:
Declaration for Identity KYC certification: “I certify that this is a true copy of the original and that the photograph is a true likeness of the individual concerned.”
Declaration for all other KYC / CDD certification: “I certify that this is a true copy of the original.”
All certifications are also required to provide the below information from the certifier.
Date of certification
Printed name and signature of the certifier
Position they hold, telephone number and address of company
Any registration number if applicable
Acceptable formats for acceptance:
Once the document has been certified, you can either scan or take a photo of the document ensuring the below:
All corners of the document are visible.
The text is easy to read.
There are no marks on the photo/scan.
Two-sided documents require both sides to be uploaded.
Edited pictures or scans will be rejected.
*What is a trusted person?
A trusted person is anyone of the following:
A regulated person;
A nominee company owned by a regulated person, where the regulated person is responsible for the company’s compliance with the AML/CFT legislation;
An advocate within the meaning of the Advocates Act 1976 or a registered legal practitioner within the meaning of the Legal Practitioners Registration Act 1986 and who is registered as a designated business for those activities;
An accountant who is registered as a designated business for this activity;
A person who acts in the course of external regulated business; or
A nominee company owned by a person who acts in the course of external regulated business where that person is responsible for the nominee company’s compliance with AML/CFT requirements at least equivalent to those in this code.
Thank you for your interest in setting up Terms of Business with the Capital International Group (CIG). We want to ensure that this process runs smoothly and efficiently and have included an infographic below which details the various steps involved:
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