Steps to open a live trading account:
 

Steps to open a live trading account:

 

Please make sure that together with the Dukascopy account opening documentation, you send:
 

For an individual account:

 

  1. The original certified copy of a valid ID card or passport containing a clearly visible signature and photo of the account holder, for the beneficial owner(s) and authorised signatory(ies). In all countries certification may be performed by a public notary or certain public entities such as police station, ministry of justice, ministry of the interior or town hall – please see our FAQ:
    http://www.dukascopy.com/swiss/english/forex/faq/#a5
  2. A copy of a utility bill not older than three months for verification of the address(es) as indicated in your electronic registration form. It could be any bill you receive at your residence to pay for electricity, gas, phone (no cell phone), etc. 
  3. A business card, if possible/available.
     

For a legal entity (corporate) account

 

  1. The original certified copy of a valid ID card or passport containing a clearly visible signature and photo of the account holder, for all authorised signatories and beneficial owners. In all countries certification may be performed by a public notary or certain public entities such as police station, ministry of justice, ministry of the interior or town hall – please see our FAQ:
    http://www.dukascopy.com/swiss/english/forex/faq/#a5
  2. A copy of a utility bill not older than three months for verification of all personal addresses as indicated in your electronic registration form. It could be any bill you receive at your residence to pay for electricity, gas, phone (no cell phone), etc. 
  3. A full set of the corporate documentation, including namely (as applicable depending on the jurisdiction): 
    1. An extract from companies register dated less than 6 months old; 
    2. The certificate of incorporation (if the certificate of incorporation is dated more than 12 months ago, a certificate of good standing/certificate of incumbency is required, dated less than 6 months ago); 
    3. The memorandum and articles of association
    4. A corporate power of attorney for all of persons authorised to operate the account (the corporate documents must be submitted in the form of apostilled originals or apostilled copies);
    5. Evidence of the nomination of the first director(s) and non-interrupted nomination of further directors (not required if a certificate of incumbency is enclosed).
  4. The Corporate Resolution that authorises the opening of an account for the purpose of forex trading (as a highly speculative instrument) and nominates the person(s) authorised to sign the account opening documents and the person(s) authorised to operate the account on behalf of the legal entity. 
 
 

Specific and/or additional documents may be requested by Dukascopy Bank SA after a preliminary examination of your application, in particular for certain jurisdictions or certain types of legal entities. You will be contacted on a personal basis by your Relationship Manager.

Documents are to be sent by mail or courier service to the following address:

Dukascopy Bank SA
Route de Pré-Bois 20
CH - 1215 Geneva 15
Switzerland