What You Need for the Application

What You Need - Application


In addition to your name, address and phone number, you will need the following information to complete the Administrator Account Application:

  • Information about the services you offer, including:
    • Certifications you may hold
    • Education
    • Number of years in business
    • Number clients
    • Services you provide: Third-Party Administration, Accounting Services, Auditing Services or Legal Services
    • The fees you charge for your service


What You Need - Application


In addition to your name, address and phone number, you will need the following information to complete the Administrator Account Application:

  • Information about the services you offer, including:
    • Certifications you may hold
    • Education
    • Number of years in business
    • Number clients
    • Services you provide: Third-Party Administration, Accounting Services, Auditing Services or Legal Services
    • The fees you charge for your service




What You Need – Documents (Administrator 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.


Canadian Administrators
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of your firm's existence
The document must clearly state the name of your firm.
  • Articles of Incorporation;
  • Company Charter;
  • Partnership Agreement;
  • Government issued Certificate of Status or Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation;
Proof principal place of business address
The document must clearly state your firm's principal place of business.
  • Utility Bill (must be less than one year old);
  • Lease;
  • Mortgage Statement, Deed or other Evidence of Ownership of the Property;
  • Any of the documents listed above that is not being submitted as proof of your firm's existence;
  • Bank Statement (must be less than six months old).
Proof of identity
  • If the owner is a corporation, the Govt-Issued Notice of Directors or Notice of Change in Directors;
  • Articles of Incorporation;
  • If the owner is an individual, a $1.00 check payable to Interactive Brokers Canada Inc.
  • If the owner is an entity, a $1.00 check payable to Interactive Brokers Canada Inc. from each 10% owner of such 10% entity. Also, if the owner is an entity, the entity's articles of incorporation, company charter, partnership agreement, trust agreement, govt-issued certificate of status or certificate of good standing.
Proof of address
  • Utility Bill (must be less than one 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 owner's existence;
  • Bank Statement (must be less than six months old).


What You Need - Application


In addition to your name, address and phone number, you will need the following information to complete the Administrator Account Application:

  • Information about the services you offer, including:
    • Certifications you may hold
    • Education
    • Number of years in business
    • Number clients
    • Services you provide: Third-Party Administration, Accounting Services, Auditing Services or Legal Services
    • The fees you charge for your service




What You Need – Documents (Administrator 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.


European Administrators
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of existence
  • Articles of Incorporation;
  • Company Charter;
  • Partnership Agreement;
  • Government issued Certificate of Status or Certificate of Good Standing from the Jurisdiction of Incorporation;
Proof principal place of business address
  • 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;
  • Other Company Document:
    Articles of incorporation, lease agreement which shows the company's current address.
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;
  • National ID Card:
    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 address
  • 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;
  • Drivers 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;
  • 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 is less than three months old, and certified by a solicitor that he/she has seen the original document; solicitors must provide their full name, address and telephone number.


What You Need - Application


In addition to your name, address and phone number, you will need the following information to complete the Administrator Account Application:

  • Information about the services you offer, including:
    • Certifications you may hold
    • Education
    • Number of years in business
    • Number clients
    • Services you provide: Third-Party Administration, Accounting Services, Auditing Services or Legal Services
    • The fees you charge for your service




What You Need – Documents (Administrator 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.


Japanese Administrators
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of existence
Please provide two of the following. Please note that one document cannot be used as multiple proof documents.

Certificate of All Present Matters

  • Original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months;
  • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
  • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of All Historical Matters

  • Original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months;
  • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
  • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of Registration

  • Original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months;
  • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
  • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of Seal Impression

  • Original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months.

Proof of principal place of business address

Please provide one of the following. Please note that one document cannot be used as multiple proof documents.

Certificate of All Present Matters

  • Copy of original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months:
    • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
    • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of All Historical Matters

  • Copy of original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months:
    • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
    • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of Registration

  • Copy of original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months:
    • Extract copy, Certificate of Partial Historical Matters, and Certificate of Partial Present Matters are not acceptable;
    • Please obtain "Certificate of All Historical Matters" or "Certificate of All Present Matters" at Legal Affairs Bureau. Electronic certificates are also acceptable.

Certificate of Seal Impression

  • Copy of original document is required;
  • The document must be issued within three months.

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.

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.

Proof of identity, date of birth, and address

Driver's License

  • Both front and 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.

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 and back sides are required;
  • The document must be valid.

Certificate of Residence "Jyuminhyo"
The document must be issued within three months. If the document has Permanent Address, please hide the field. The document must include the following information:

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

Resident Registration Card
The document must be valid. The document must include the following information:

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



What You Need - Application


In addition to your name, address and phone number, you will need the following information to complete the Administrator Account Application:

  • Information about the services you offer, including:
    • Certifications you may hold
    • Education
    • Number of years in business
    • Number clients
    • Services you provide: Third-Party Administration, Accounting Services, Auditing Services or Legal Services
    • The fees you charge for your service




What You Need – Documents (Administrators in Other Countries)


Australian Partnerships, Associations, Registered Cooperatives, and Government Bodies

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