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:

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

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.