What You Need for the Application

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual IRA
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Trust
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Joint
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Beneficiary info for individual:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number.

Beneficiary info for entity estate:

  • Date of execution of will and % of ownership.

Beneficiary info for entity trust:

  • Contact info;
  • Name of trust;
  • Article of will;
  • % ownership;
  • Date of execution of trust or will.

Beneficiary info for entity charity:

  • Name of charity;
  • % ownership;
  • Address;
  • Date of execution of will.

For IRA beneficiaries:

  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or US Tax ID number if not US citizen.

Trustees and Beneficiaries:

  • Name;
  • Residential Address (if individual);
  • Principle Place of Business
  • Address (if entity);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or ID number if not US citizen.

Entity Trustees:

  • Tax ID;
  • Exchange and Symbol (For any Entity Trustee or Beneficiary that is publicly traded);
  • Name, Address and Social Security Numbers of Individual Beneficiaries;
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Between 1 and 5 Settlors/Grantors and the name of each individual or entity Settlor/Grantor.

Trusts:

  • Type of Trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or govt-issued ID number.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number;
  • Employer;
  • Employer Address;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual, Joint and IRA Applicants in the US)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide additional documents.


US Residents

Interactive Brokers generally verifies the names and addresses of its US-resident applicants electronically. If we are unable to verify your identity electronically, you will be asked to provide additional documents.




What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in the US)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a trust account, you should submit:


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Proof of ID for Trustee or Proof of Existence for Trustee (Required ONLY if US Trust – Not Revocable)

If the Trustee is an Individual:

The document should be a valid document that clearly states the name and DOB, and is not in an editable format.

  • Passport
  • Driver's License
  • National ID Card
  • Other Government-Issued ID Card (i.e. US State ID Card, Visa, Alien Registration ID Card, Green Card, etc.)

If the Trustee is an Entity:

The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the name of the firm, and is not in an editable format.

  • The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the name of the firm, and is not in an editable format.
  • Business License
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation
  • Company Charter
  • Bylaws
  • Operating Agreement, Partnership Agreement, or LLC Agreement
Proof of Trustee Address (Required ONLY if US Trust – Not Revocable)

The document should clearly state the name and address, and is not in an editable format.

  • Mortgage Statement*
  • Deed
  • Other Evidence of Property
  • Current Lease (Fully-Executed Copy)
  • Utility Bill*
  • Driver's License
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address*
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer*
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Current Homeowner's or Renter's Policy Documents or Riders
  • Current Bill for Homeowner's or Renter's Insurance Policy*
  • Security System Bill/Statement*
  • Government-Issued Letters or Government-Issued Statements establishing current address. (i.e. Tax Letters and notices; Letters or notices from government housing authorities; Jury duty notices; and/or Voter registration notices)

*Document should be less than 12 months old

Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Required ONLY if US Trust – Revocable)

If the Grantor/Settlor is an Individual:

The document should be a valid document that clearly states the name and DOB, and is not in an editable format.

  • Passport
  • Driver's License
  • National ID Card
  • Other Government-Issued ID Card (i.e. US State ID Card, Visa, Alien Registration ID Card, Green Card, etc.)

If the Grantor/Settlor is an Entity:

The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the name of the firm, and is not in an editable format.

  • Articles of incorporation;
  • Business License;
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation;
  • Company Charter;
  • Bylaws;
  • Operating Agreement, Partnership Agreement, or LLC Agreement
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Required ONLY if US Trust – Revocable)

The document should clearly state the name and address, and is not in an editable format.

  • Mortgage Statement*
  • Deed
  • Other Evidence of Property
  • Current Lease (Fully-Executed Copy)
  • Utility Bill*
  • Driver's License
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address*
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer*
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Current Homeowner's or Renter's Policy Documents or Riders
  • Current Bill for Homeowner's or Renter's Insurance Policy*
  • Security System Bill/Statement*
  • Government-Issued Letters or Government-Issued Statements establishing current address. (i.e. Tax Letters and notices; Letters or notices from government housing authorities; Jury duty notices; and/or Voter registration notices)

*Document should be less than 12 months old.




What You Need - Funding


You can fund your account in any of the following currencies, regardless of which base currency you select:

  • Australian Dollar
  • British Pound
  • Canadian Dollar
  • Chinese Offshore Renminbi
  • Czech Koruna
  • Danish Krone
  • Euro
  • Hong Kong Dollar
  • Hungarian Forint
  • Indian Rupee (Available to customers with Interactive Brokers (India) Pvt. Ltd. accounts only)
  • Israeli Shekel
  • Japanese Yen
  • Mexican Peso
  • Norwegian Krone
  • New Zealand Dollar
  • Polish Zloty
  • Russian Ruble
  • Singapore Dollar
  • Swedish Krona
  • Swiss Franc
  • United States Dollar

During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Check
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Routing Number;
  • Bank Account Number.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual Trust
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Joint
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Trustees and Beneficiaries:

  • Name;
  • Residential Address (if individual);
  • Principle Place of Business
  • Address (if entity);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or ID number if not US citizen.

Entity Trustees:

  • Tax ID;
  • Exchange and Symbol (For any Entity Trustee or Beneficiary that is publicly traded);
  • Name, Address and Social Security Numbers of Individual Beneficiaries;
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Between 1 and 5 Settlors/Grantors and the name of each individual or entity Settlor/Grantor.

Trusts:

  • Type of Trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or govt-issued ID number.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number;
  • Employer;
  • Employer Address;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual and Joint Applicants in Canada)


Canadian Individuals

In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Interactive Brokers Canada, Inc. generally verifies the names and addresses of its Canadian-resident applicants electronically. If we are unable to verify your identity electronically, you will be asked to provide an attestation that an original identification document for the individual applicant has been seen by a commissioner of oaths or a guarantor. The attestation must be on a legible photocopy of the document and include the following information:

  • The name, profession and address of the commissioner of oaths or the guarantor;
  • The signature of the commissioner of oaths or the guarantor; and
  • The type and number of the identifying document provided by the individual being identified.

In this context, a guarantor has to be an individual engaged in one of the following professions in Canada:

  • A dentist, a medical doctor or a chiropractor;
  • A judge, a magistrate or a lawyer;
  • A notary (in Quebec) or a notary public;
  • An optometrist or a pharmacist;
  • An accredited public accountant (APA), a chartered accountant (CA), a certified general accountant (CGA), a certified management accountant (CMA), a public accountant (PA) or a registered public accountant (RPA);
  • A professional engineer (P. Eng., in a province other than Quebec) or engineer (Eng. in Quebec); or
  • A veterinarian.

In addition, you will be asked to provide the following document:


Identification Document Category Acceptable Identification Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of residency
  • Bank statement
    Must be less than six months old and show the account holder’s full name and address.



What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in Canada)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a trust account, you should submit:


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Proof of the identity and date of birth of the Trustee
  • A copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card.
Proof of Trustee Address (Irrevocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.
Trust Documents
  • Copies of pages of the trust document that provide the full name of the trust, grantors, trustees, and all signature pages.
Proof of the trust's U.S. taxpayer or other govt-issued identification number
  • U.S. or Other Government-issued Tax Form;
  • Financial Statement;
  • Other Government-Issued Document.
Proof of the authority of the trust to trade on margin

Please circle the authorization language.

  • Document Establishing the Trust;
  • Trust Resolution.
Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.



What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual Trust
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Joint
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Trustees and Beneficiaries:

  • Name;
  • Residential Address (if individual);
  • Principle Place of Business
  • Address (if entity);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or ID number if not US citizen.

Entity Trustees:

  • Tax ID;
  • Exchange and Symbol (For any Entity Trustee or Beneficiary that is publicly traded);
  • Name, Address and Social Security Numbers of Individual Beneficiaries;
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Between 1 and 5 Settlors/Grantors and the name of each individual or entity Settlor/Grantor.

Trusts:

  • Type of Trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or govt-issued ID number.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number;
  • Employer;
  • Employer Address;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual and Joint Applicants in Europe)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


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UK Residents
Residents of All Other Countries

UK Residents
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Identity
  • Passport
    Must be currently valid, signed by the account holder and clearly indicate the number, date of expiration, date of birth and country of issue; any visa stamped pages must be included;
  • UK Driver’s License
    Must be currently valid, signed by the account holder and clearly indicate the number, date of expiration, date of birth and country of issue.
Proof of Residency
  • Utility Bill
    Electricity, water, telephone, gas; the bill must be less than six months old and show the account holder’s full name and address. Please note: Bills for cell phone service are not valid proof of residency;
  • UK Driver’s License
    Must be currently valid, signed by the account holder and clearly indicate the number, date of expiration, date of birth and country of issue. Note: If driver’s license is used for proof of identity, it can not also be used as proof of address;
  • Bank Statement
    Must be less than six months old and show the account holder’s full name and address;
  • Notarized Document
    Must be another document e.g. rental/lease agreement, work permit etc, which shows currently valid address and be less than three months old which certified by a solicitor that he/she has seen the original document; solicitors must provide their full name, address and telephone number.



Residents of All Other Countries
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of your identity and date of birth
The document must include your name, date of birth and a photograph and clearly state the identification number that you provided in your application.
  • Passport;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Driver's License;
  • Alien Identification Card.
Proof of your address
The document must clearly list the customer name and the address being verified.
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or Other Evidence of Property;
  • Current Lease;
  • Utility Bill (less than 12 months old);
  • Current Driver’s License
    • But if you used driver’s license as proof of identity, then we are required to obtain a second, different document for proof of address (i.e., driver’s license cannot be used again);
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Current Homeowner’s or Renter’s Policy Documents or Riders
    • Policy must be currently in effect;
  • Bill for Homeowner’s or Renter’s Insurance Policy (less than 12 months old);
  • Security System Bill/Statement (less than 12 months old); or
  • Government-Issued Letters or Statements Establishing Current Address (less than 12 months old). For example:
    • Tax Letters and notices;
    • Letters or notices from government housing authorities;
    • Jury duty notices;
    • Voter registration notices;
    • Other official government letters or notices showing customer name and address being verified.

Note:

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited reserves the right to request additional documents in situations where the documents listed above are insufficient to complete our process of due diligence.


All documents must be legible. It is advised to use the "enlarge copy" option when making copies of documents on scanners or copy machines.

You may SEND documents either:

via Fax: 0041 41 726 9599

via Email: as scanned documents to: newaccounts.uk@interactivebrokers.co.uk (Please include your Account ID in the Subject line).

Please note that your application for an IB UK account cannot be approved until these documents have been received and reviewed by IB UK. If you have any questions regarding the documents required to open an IB UK account, please contact our New Accounts Department via e-mail at newaccounts.uk@interactivebrokers.co.uk (Please include your Account ID in the Subject line).




What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in Europe)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a trust account, you should submit:


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Proof of the identity and date of birth of the Trustee
  • A copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card.
Proof of Trustee Address (Irrevocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.
Trust Documents
  • Copies of pages of the trust document that provide the full name of the trust, grantors, trustees, and all signature pages.
Proof of the trust's U.S. taxpayer or other govt-issued identification number
  • U.S. or Other Government-issued Tax Form;
  • Financial Statement;
  • Other Government-Issued Document.
Proof of the authority of the trust to trade on margin

Please circle the authorization language.

  • Document Establishing the Trust;
  • Trust Resolution.
Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.



What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Check
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Routing Number;
  • Bank Account Number.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual Trust
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Joint
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Trustees and Beneficiaries:

  • Name;
  • Residential Address (if individual);
  • Principle Place of Business
  • Address (if entity);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or ID number if not US citizen.

Entity Trustees:

  • Tax ID;
  • Exchange and Symbol (For any Entity Trustee or Beneficiary that is publicly traded);
  • Name, Address and Social Security Numbers of Individual Beneficiaries;
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Between 1 and 5 Settlors/Grantors and the name of each individual or entity Settlor/Grantor.

Trusts:

  • Type of Trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or govt-issued ID number.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number;
  • Employer;
  • Employer Address;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual and Joint Applicants in China)


Residents of China

Your National Identity Card provides both Proof of Identity AND Proof of Residential Address. If you submit your National Identity Card, you do not have to submit a separate document for your Proof of Residential Address. Be sure to upload both sides of your National Identity Card.

If you do not provide a National Identity Card, you must provide two separate documents, one for Proof of Identity and the other for Proof of Residential Address, as indicated in the table below.


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Identity and Date of Birth
  • Passport
    Must be currently valid, signed by the account holder and clearly Indicate the number, date of expiration, date of birth and country of issue; any visa stamped pages must be included;
  • Government-issued ID
    Must be currently valid, and clearly show the ID number. Both the front and back are required.
  • Driver's License.
Proof of Residential Address
(only if you do not submit a National Identity Card)

The address on the document must be the same as the address you enter in your account application.

  • Real Estate Certificate
    Mortgage statement, deed, ownership certificate or lease statement. Must include the account holder's full name and address;
  • Public Utility Bill
    Electricity, water, telephone (including cell phone) or gas statement; the bill must be less than 12 months old and show the account holder’s full name and address;
  • Home Owner Insurance Document
    Current home owner's home insurance policy. Insurance statement, issued within the past 12 months is also accepted;
  • Home Security System Bill
    Must be the current home owner’s security system bill or statement issued within the past 12 months;
  • Government-issued documents/statement
    Must contain current address and be issued within the past 12 months, including:
    • Tax letter and notification;
    • Government housing agency-issued letter/notice;
    • Court appearance notice
    • Any other government letter/notice that clearly shows the account holder's name and address;
    • Hukou (Household Registration);
  • Credit Card Statement
    Only statements for bank-issued credit cards will be accepted. The statement must show the bank's name and the customer's country of residence and the bank must be a member of the Financial Action Task Force;
  • Bank Statement
    Must clearly show the account holder's full name and current address and must have been issued within the past 12 months. The bank must be a member of the Financial Action Task Force;
  • Broker Report
    The brokerage firm must be a US-registered broker-dealer or a US-registered broker-dealer's foreign affiliate. The account holder's country of residence must be a member of the Financial Action Task Force.

Note:

Interactive Brokers LLC reserves the right to request additional documents in situations where the documents listed above are insufficient to complete our process of due diligence.



All documents must be legible. It is advised to use the "enlarge copy" option when making copies of documents on scanners or copy machines.

You may SEND documents via email as scanned documents to: newaccounts@interactivebrokers.com (Please includes your Account ID in the Subject line) or as faxed documents to Facsimile Number +852 2509 4102.

Please note that your application for an IB account cannot be approved until these documents have been received and reviewed by IB. If you have any questions about the documents required to open an IB account, please contact our New Accounts Department via email at newaccounts@interactivebrokers.com (Please include your Account ID in the Subject line) or call +852 2156 7907.




What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in China)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a trust account, you should submit:


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Proof of the identity and date of birth of the Trustee
  • A copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card.
Proof of Trustee Address (Irrevocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.
Trust Documents
  • Copies of pages of the trust document that provide the full name of the trust, grantors, trustees, and all signature pages.
Proof of the trust's U.S. taxpayer or other govt-issued identification number
  • U.S. or Other Government-issued Tax Form;
  • Financial Statement;
  • Other Government-Issued Document.
Proof of the authority of the trust to trade on margin

Please circle the authorization language.

  • Document Establishing the Trust;
  • Trust Resolution.
Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.



What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Check
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Routing Number;
  • Bank Account Number.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual Trust Joint
  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Citizenship;
  • Tax Residency and ID Number;
  • Hong Kong Identity Card Number;
  • Employer name and address;
  • Information on assets and income;
  • Investment objectives and experience;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus check number for check deposits.
  • Type of trust;
  • Name of trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or government issued ID number;
  • Principle place of business address;
  • Name of Grantor/Settlor;
  • Information on Trustees and Beneficiaries (if Trustee or Beneficiary is an entity, information also required for the signatory);
    • Name;
    • Residential Address;
    • Date of Birth;
    • Citizenship;
    • Tax Residency and ID Number;
    • Government Issue ID Number.
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Information on assets and income;
  • Investment objective and experience;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account number for funding purposes, plus check number for check deposits.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Citizenship;
  • Tax Residency and ID Number;
  • Hong Kong Identity Card Number;
  • Employer name and address;
  • Information on assets and income;
  • Investment objectives and experience;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus check number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual and Joint Applicants in Hong Kong)



Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Identity and Date of Birth
  • Hong Kong Permanent Resident Card
  • Passport
    (If applicant does not hold a Hong Kong Permanent Resident Card);
Proof of Residential Address
  • Public Utility Bill
    Electricity, water, telephone (including cell phone) or gas statement; the bill must have been issued within the past three months and show the account holder’s full name and address;
  • Lease or house mortage bill
    Must clearly show the account holder's full name and address;
  • Home ownership certificate
    For example, a valid house mortgage bill or deed;
  • Credit Card Bill
    The statement must have been issued within the past three months and the bank must be a member of the Financial Action Task Force. We will also accept a letter with the bank's letterhead with a signature from the bank to approve the bank's address;
  • Bank-issued credit card or debt card bill
    the bill must have been issued within the past three months;
  • Government issued letters/documents
    Must contain the account holder's current address and have been issued within the past three months;
  • Home Owner Insurance Document
    Current home owner's valid home insurance policy.;
  • Home Security System Bill
    Must be the current home owner’s security system bill or statement issued within the past three months.

Additional Information required for Hong Kong

In order to comply with SFC requirements, you are required to complete an additional "Acknowledgment". The Acknowledgment is to prove your identity and for you to acknowledge receipt of certain information. The Acknowledgment may be completed via one of the following options:

  • Option 1 - Book an In-Person Appointment from your online application. Our licensed representative will verify your identity, signature, and provide the Acknowledgment form for your completion.

  • Option 2 - Complete the Acknowledgement Form with a working professional (such as Notary Public, Practicing Lawyer, Practicing Certified Public Accountant, or SFC licensed person) and submit by post.

  • Option 3 - Complete the Acknowledgement Form and submit by post along with a personal check for funding purposes. The check must be no less than 80,000 HKD with a signature that matches the signature on the Acknowledgement form.




What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in Hong Kong)



Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Trust Document
  • A copy of the trust deed.
Proof of Principal Place of Business Address of the Trust
  • Public Utility Bill;
    Electricity, water, telephone (including cell phone) or gas statement; the bill must have been issued within the past three months and show the account holder’s full name and address;
  • Lease or house mortage bill;
    Must clearly show the account holder's full name and address;
  • Property ownership certificate;
    For example, a valid house mortgage bill or deed;
  • Credit Card Bill;
    The statement must have been issued within the past three months and the bank must be a member of the Financial Action Task Force. We will also accept a letter with the bank's letterhead with a signature from the bank to approve the bank's address;
  • Bank-issued credit card or debt card bill;
    the bill must have been issued within the past three months;
  • Government issued letters/documents
    Must contain the account holder's current address and have been issued within the past three months;
  • Home Owner Insurance Document
    Current home owner's valid home insurance policy.;
  • Home Security System Bill
    Must be the current home owner’s security system bill or statement issued within the past three months.
Proof of Identity or Existence of the Trustee
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address of the Trustee
  • Any of the acceptable documents listed under Proof of Principal Place of Business Address.
Proof of Identity or Existence of the Beneficiaries
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address of the Beneficiaries
  • Any of the acceptable documents listed under Proof of Principal Place of Business Address

Additional Information required for Hong Kong

In order to comply with SFC requirements, you are required to complete an additional "Acknowledgment". The Acknowledgment is to prove your identity and for you to acknowledge receipt of certain information. The Acknowledgment may be completed via one of the following options:

  • Option 1 - Book an In-Person Appointment from your online application. Our licensed representative will verify your identity, signature, and provide the Acknowledgment form for your completion.

  • Option 2 - Complete the Acknowledgement Form with a working professional (such as Notary Public, Practicing Lawyer, Practicing Certified Public Accountant, or SFC licensed person) and submit by post.





What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Check (HKD Only)
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
International Assets Transfer
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number and details;
  • Symbol, country of origin/exchange, and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Corporation
  • Tax Identification Number;
  • US Tax Classification (Partnership, Corporation, Disregarded Entity);
  • US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card);
  • Controlling Officer name, address, phone number, US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card).

If the entity is NOT a U.S. publicly-traded company or registered with a U.S. financial regulatory agency, then for each 10% or greater shareholder:

  • Name;
  • Date of birth;
  • Address;
  • Phone;
  • Country of citizenship or formation if entity;
  • US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card).
  • Estimated Net Worth (excluding value of residence);
  • Estimated Liquid Net Worth (excluding value of residence).
  • Annual Net Income;
  • Total Assets;
  • Bank or third-party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual Applicants in Japan)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Jump to a section:

Residents of Japan Who Want to Trade Japanese Products
Residents of Japan Who Want to Trade All Other Products


Individuals

Documentation required for Individual applicants who want to trade Japanese products.

Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of address

Driver's License

  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid;
  • f the document has Permanent Address, please hide the field;

Passport

  • Photo and Address pages are required;
  • The document must be valid;
  • If the document has a Permanent Address, please hide the field.

Health Insurance (Card Type)

  • If front side has your residential address, please submit front page only;
  • If front side does not have your residential address, please submit both front and back sides.

Health Insurance (Paper Type)

  • The document must include Name, Address, and Date of Birth.

Alien Registration Card (or Residence Card)

  • Mandatory requirement for Non-Japanese citizens.
  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid.

Certificate of Residence "Jyuminhyo"

The document must include the following information. The document must be issued within three months, if the document has Permanent Address, please hide the field.

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Issued Date.

Resident Registration Card

The document must be valid and include the following information:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Issued Date.



Residents of Japan Who Want to Trade All Other Products

Documentation required for Individual applicants who want to trade all other products.

Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of identity and date of birth

Driver's License

  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid;
  • If the document has a Permanent Address, please hide the field.

Passport

  • Photo and Address pages are required;
  • The document must be valid;
  • If the document has a Permanent Address, please hide the field.

Alien Registration Card (or Residence Card)

  • Mandatory requirement for Non-Japanese citizens.
  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid.
Proof of address

Driver's License

  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid;
  • If the document has a Permanent Address, please hide the field.

Alien Registration Card

  • Mandatory requirement for Non-Japanese citizens.
  • Both front & back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid.

Certificate of Residence "Jyuminhyo"

The document must include the following information. The document must be issued within three months, if the document has Permanent Address, please hide the field.

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Issued Date.

Resident Registration Card

The document must be valid and include the following information:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Issued Date.

Utility Bill

  • Copy of Utility Bills (Electronic, Gas, Water, Landline Phone) are acceptable. Mobile phone bills are not acceptable;
  • The Name and Address in the document must match those in your IBLLC application;
  • The document must be issued within three months.

Bank Statement

  • The document must include Name and Address;
  • The Name and Address in the document must match those in your IBLLC application;
  • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Statement must be less than three months old and show full name and current address.

Government Issued Letters

  • The document must include Name and Address;
  • The document must be issued within three months.

Note:

Documents that do not have Name, Residential Address, Date of Birth are insufficient. If the submitted documents are missing any of required information or the documents are not clear enough, you will be requested to submit another proof document. If Name or Address registered in your application does not match with the submitted proof documents, IB may not be able to approve your application.

Customer's personal infomration that is not required for the purpose of account opening will be deleted at IB. The necessary information will be properly handled to comply with Personal Information Protection Law.

The documents may be submitted using any of the following methods:

Email:
newaccounts@interactivebrokers.com
Acceptable format for scanned documents: .gif .tiff .tif .jpeg .jpg .jpe .png .bmp .pdf
Please enter your IB Account Number (UXXXXXX) in email subject.

Fax:
03-4588-9749

Mail:
Interactive Brokers Securities Japan, Inc.
4th Floor Tekko Kaikan
Nihonbashi Kayabacho
Chuo-ku Tokyo 103-0025 Japan
Please allow extra time for processing. Please give us a call after sending by mail.




What You Need – Documents (Trust Applicants in Japan)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a trust account, you should submit:


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Proof of the identity and date of birth of the Trustee
  • A copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card.
Proof of Trustee Address (Irrevocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.
Trust Documents
  • Copies of pages of the trust document that provide the full name of the trust, grantors, trustees, and all signature pages.
Proof of the trust's U.S. taxpayer or other govt-issued identification number
  • U.S. or Other Government-issued Tax Form;
  • Financial Statement;
  • Other Government-Issued Document.
Proof of the authority of the trust to trade on margin

Please circle the authorization language.

  • Document Establishing the Trust;
  • Trust Resolution.
Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • If an individual, a copy of the person's passport, driver's license, national identity card or alien identification card;
  • If an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation company charter, partnership agreement, govt-issued business license or govt-issued certificate of good standing.
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Revocable Trusts only)
  • Utility Bill (must be less than 1 year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not submitted as proof of the person's existence.



What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Check
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Routing Number;
  • Bank Account Number.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Corporation
  • Tax Identification Number;
  • US Tax Classification (Partnership, Corporation, Disregarded Entity);
  • US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card);
  • Controlling Officer name, address, phone number, US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card).

If the entity is NOT a U.S. publicly-traded company or registered with a U.S. financial regulatory agency, then for each 10% or greater shareholder:

  • Name;
  • Date of birth;
  • Address;
  • Phone;
  • Country of citizenship or formation if entity;
  • US Social Security Number or ID number if not a US citizen (Driver's License, Alien Identification Card, Passport or National Identity Card).
  • Estimated Net Worth (excluding value of residence);
  • Estimated Liquid Net Worth (excluding value of residence).
  • Annual Net Income;
  • Total Assets;
  • Bank or third-party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (Individual and Joint Applicants)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


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Certified Copy Certificate Required for Australian Individuals
Certified Copy Required for Trusts, Partnerships, Associations, Registered Cooperatives & Government Bodies

Non-US Residents
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of your identity and date of birth
The document must include your name, date of birth and a photograph and clearly state the identification number that you provided in your application.
  • Passport;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Driver's License;
  • Alien Identification Card.
Proof of your address
The document must clearly list the customer name and the address being verified.
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or Other Evidence of Property;
  • Current Lease;
  • Utility Bill (less than 12 months old);
  • Current Driver’s License
    • But if you used driver’s license as proof of identity, then we are required to obtain a second, different document for proof of address (i.e., driver’s license cannot be used again);
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Current Homeowner’s or Renter’s Policy Documents or Riders
    • Policy must be currently in effect;
  • Bill for Homeowner’s or Renter’s Insurance Policy (less than 12 months old);
  • Security System Bill/Statement (less than 12 months old); or
  • Government-Issued Letters or Statements Establishing Current Address (less than 12 months old). For example:
    • Tax Letters and notices;
    • Letters or notices from government housing authorities;
    • Jury duty notices;
    • Voter registration notices;
    • Other official government letters or notices showing customer name and address being verified.



Certified Copy Certificate Required for Australian Individuals

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Certified Copy Required for Trusts, Partnerships, Associations, Registered Cooperatives & Government Bodies

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What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.

What You Need - Application


You will need to provide the following information in the application:

Individual Trust
Everything from Individual column plus the following:
Joint
  • Social Security Number (SSN) or proof of ID number if not US citizen;
  • Your employer name, address and phone number;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.

Trustees and Beneficiaries:

  • Name;
  • Residential Address (if individual);
  • Principle Place of Business
  • Address (if entity);
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number or ID number if not US citizen.

Entity Trustees:

  • Tax ID;
  • Exchange and Symbol (For any Entity Trustee or Beneficiary that is publicly traded);
  • Name, Address and Social Security Numbers of Individual Beneficiaries;
  • % of ownership per beneficiary;
  • Between 1 and 5 Settlors/Grantors and the name of each individual or entity Settlor/Grantor.

Trusts:

  • Type of Trust;
  • Date the trust was established;
  • Tax or govt-issued ID number.

For Both Account Holders:

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Date of Birth;
  • Social Security Number;
  • Employer;
  • Employer Address;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, plus routing number for check deposits.



What You Need – Documents (All Other Individual and Joint Applicants)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


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Non-US Residents
Certified Copy Required for Trusts, Partnerships, Associations, Registered Cooperatives & Government Bodies

Non-US Residents
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of your identity and date of birth
The document must include your name, date of birth and a photograph and clearly state the identification number that you provided in your application.
  • Passport;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Driver's License;
  • Alien Identification Card.
Proof of your address
The document must clearly list the customer name and the address being verified.
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or Other Evidence of Property;
  • Current Lease;
  • Utility Bill (less than 12 months old);
  • Current Driver’s License
    • But if you used driver’s license as proof of identity, then we are required to obtain a second, different document for proof of address (i.e., driver’s license cannot be used again);
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
    • Statement must be less than 12 months old;
  • Current Homeowner’s or Renter’s Policy Documents or Riders
    • Policy must be currently in effect;
  • Bill for Homeowner’s or Renter’s Insurance Policy (less than 12 months old);
  • Security System Bill/Statement (less than 12 months old); or
  • Government-Issued Letters or Statements Establishing Current Address (less than 12 months old). For example:
    • Tax Letters and notices;
    • Letters or notices from government housing authorities;
    • Jury duty notices;
    • Voter registration notices;
    • Other official government letters or notices showing customer name and address being verified.



What You Need – Documents (Foreign Trust Applicants)


In addition to the information that you will need to complete the application, you will be asked to provide the documents listed below.


Documentation Required for Foreign Trust Applicants

If you are applying for a foreign trust account, you should submit:

Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Trustee Certification
  • Trustee Certification Form;
Copies of pages of the Trust Document
  • The document should include the pages that contain at least following:
    • The full name of the trust;
    • The name(s) of each grantor;
    • The name(s) of each trustee;
    • Each signature page(s).
Proof of ID for Trustee or Proof of Existence for Trustee (Required ONLY if Foreign Trust – Not Revocable)

If the Trustee is an Individual:

The document should be a valid document that clearly states the name and DOB, and is not in an editable format.

  • Passport
  • Driver's License
  • National ID Card
  • Other Government-Issued ID Card (i.e. US State ID Card, Visa, Alien Registration ID Card, Green Card, etc.)

If the Trustee is an Entity:

The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the name of the firm, and is not in an editable format.

  • Articles of incorporation;
  • Business License;
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation;
  • Company Charter;
  • Bylaws;
  • Operating Agreement, Partnership Agreement, or LLC Agreement
Proof of Trustee Address (Required ONLY if Foreign Trust – Not Revocable)

The document should clearly state the name and address, and is not in an editable format.

  • Mortgage Statement*
  • Deed
  • Other Evidence of Property
  • Current Lease (Fully-Executed Copy)
  • Utility Bill*
  • Driver's License
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address*
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer*
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Current Homeowner's or Renter's Policy Documents or Riders
  • Current Bill for Homeowner's or Renter's Insurance Policy*
  • Security System Bill/Statement*
  • Government-Issued Letters or Government-Issued Statements establishing current address. (i.e. Tax Letters and notices; Letters or notices from government housing authorities; Jury duty notices; and/or Voter registration notices)

*Document should be less than 12 months old.

Proof of ID for Grantor/Settlor or Proof of Existence for Grantor/Settlor (Required ONLY if Foreign Trust – Revocable)

If the Grantor/Settlor is an Individual:

The document should be a valid document that clearly states the name and DOB, and is not in an editable format.

  • Passport
  • Driver's License
  • National ID Card
  • Other Government-Issued ID Card (i.e. US State ID Card, Visa, Alien Registration ID Card, Green Card, etc.)

If the Grantor/Settlor is an Entity:

The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the name of the firm, and is not in an editable format.

  • Articles of incorporation;
  • Business License;
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation;
  • Company Charter;
  • Bylaws;
  • Operating Agreement, Partnership Agreement, or LLC Agreement
Proof of Address for Grantor/Settlor (Required ONLY if Foreign Trust – Revocable)

The document should clearly state the name and address, and is not in an editable format.

  • Mortgage Statement*
  • Deed
  • Other Evidence of Property
  • Current Lease (Fully-Executed Copy)
  • Utility Bill*
  • Driver's License
  • Bank Statement, Bank-Issued Credit Card Statement or Bank-Issued Debit Card Statement or Signed Letter from Bank on Bank Letterhead Confirming Address*
    • Customer and bank must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Brokerage Statement from a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer or Foreign Affiliate of a U.S.-Registered Broker Dealer*
    • Customer must be from a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org);
  • Current Homeowner's or Renter's Policy Documents or Riders
  • Current Bill for Homeowner's or Renter's Insurance Policy*
  • Security System Bill/Statement*
  • Government-Issued Letters or Government-Issued Statements establishing current address. (i.e. Tax Letters and notices; Letters or notices from government housing authorities; Jury duty notices; and/or Voter registration notices)

*Document should be less than 12 months old.




What You Need - Funding


During the funding step in the account application, you will need to provide us with additional information, which varies depending on the funding method you choose.


Funding Method What You Need
Deposit Notifications: Notifications only and do not actually transfer money or positions. If you select one of these deposit methods, you are responsible for initiating the actual transfer of funds.
Wire Transfer
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name;
  • Bank Account Number (optional).
Bank ACH Transfer from Your Bank
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Check
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Check Number;
  • Bank Routing Number;
  • Bank Account Number.
Online Bill Payment
  • Amount of intended deposit;
  • Bank Name.
Free of Payment (FOP)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer.
Instruct IB to contact your bank or broker to transfer funds and/or assets: If you select one of these methods, money and and/or positions are actually transferred.
Automatic Bank ACH Transfer
  • Bank Account Number;
  • Bank Account Type (Checking or Savings);
  • Bank's 9-digit routing number.
Automated Customer Account Transfer Service
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ACATS transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or US Mutual Fund to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • CUSIP Number and Aggregate Face Value of each US Bond to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option to transfer.
Account Transfer on Notification (ATON)
  • Name of Third-Party Bank or Broker;
  • Third-Party Bank or Broker Account Number.

In addition, for partial ATON transfers:

  • Symbol, Number of Shares, and Exchange (optional) of each Stock and/or Canadian Stock to transfer;
  • Symbol, Number of Shares, Strike (optional), Put/Call (optional), and Expiration Date (optional) of each Warrant to transfer;
  • Underlying Symbol, Number of Contracts, Position (long or short), Strike, Put or Call, and Expiration Date of each Option and/or Canadian Option to transfer.
US Futures Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account;
  • Email Address.

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

In addition, for partial transfers:

  • Description and quantity of each asset to be transferred.
European Asset Transfer

From your Interactive Brokers Account Application:

  • Interactive Brokers Account ID;
  • User Name;
  • Account Title;
  • Account Type;
  • Address;
  • Social Security Number or Tax ID Number on Account (US residents only).

From the account to be transferred to your Interactive Brokers account:

  • Name of Bank/Brokerage Firm Currently Holding Your Account;
  • Address;
  • City/State/Zip;
  • Name of Contact Person at Bank/Broker;
  • Account Owner Name(s);
  • Account Number.

For partial transfers:

  • Symbol, Description, Quantity, and ISIN number of each asset to be transferred.
Asian Asset Transfer
  • Summary and country of origin/exchange of each asset to transfer.