Live account opening procedure

Dear Community managers;

Last 16th of May 2014, I've finished 4th in the Fundamental analysis Contest and within the same day I've received an email from Dukascopy with a link informing me that I will be contacted within a week by an account manager in order to explain to me the procedure to open a live account and receive my prize.

Since I didn't get any info from the account manager, I've send him (the account manager that welcomed me when I've opened the demo account) an email asking for the procedure but I didn't get any feedback :-(
In the other hand I've received an email from the same account manager last 28th of May 2014 inviting me to attend a seminar in Madrid but no word about the processes to open a live account.

This is why I have some doubts and questions to share with you:
1- The account manager who welcomed me and invited me to the seminar and the one who will help me to open a live account are the same or different persons?
2- Can some one from the community managers help me in this issue since I haven't been contacted since 2 weeks when the average/normal is within a week.

Thanks in advance for your help and support;

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Start account opening procedure Yourself and then inform account manager appointed that You have been contest winner and eligible for prize deposit.

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It usually takes 2 weeks or maybe more. That depends on the number of applications they get everyday. Account manager can be same or different. However, community support pointed out the right thing. You can open it yourself as that would speed up your process. That's what I did inititally. it took me about two weeks to get my live account funded with contest prize money.

I hope that helps.

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28 June 2014 by

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We're on the same boat, but I actually have a live account...

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5 June 2014 by

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You may apply for account online - just fill in the registration form by performing the following STEPS

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Upon acceptance of your account opening documentation, you will be provided with your account number and Dukascopy Bank details. Make your initial payment via wire transfer to our bank account. The minimum amount of the initial deposit is USD 5,000 or its equivalent in other currencies. When making your payment, please indicate your account number.

How to fund your account

Note: Please name your Introducing Agent (if any) in the initial step at the time of applying for your live account. It will not be possible to add such Agent after the approval of your account opening request by Dukascopy Bank.

If you wish to contact us regarding account opening, please use the following contact details:[email protected],: +41 22 799 4888. Feel free ask for a call-back.

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14 July 2014 by

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As DAVIDLEPINE pointed out, everything you need to know in order to open live account with Dukascopy is here:

Excerpt from the latest version of contest rules:

"If Participant does not have a live account with Dukascopy, then he/she should proceed to the live account opening procedure in a regular way. If Participant does not comply with live account opening requirements, Dukascopy reserves the right to cancel the cash prize.

Cash prizes may be credited only to a live sub-account open with Dukascopy in the name of the relevant Participant.

LIVE accounts which are credited with prize money are considered LIVE Prize accounts. LIVE Prize accounts can be credited only with cash prize money. Clients are not allowed crediting their own funds on this type of account."

BTW, you can open a live account and deposit your contest prize money, even if it's less than minimum deposit requirement.

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