1) Requirements to open an account
To open an account, we require the below details to comply with the NZ Anti-Money Laundering Act and this includes
- Your ID details
- Personal information and residential address
- Employment details
- Investment experience
- Nature and purpose
- Tax residence
Your identity will be Verified Electronically, given you have supplied a valid NZ ID.
The forms of ID we accept include a valid New Zealand driver’s license or a New Zealand passport. If you do not have a New Zealand ID then you will need to provide a certified overseas passport.
There are two ways to certify your overseas passport:
Call us at 09-393-8179 to make an appointment to bring your passport to our Auckland office at Level 27/151 Queen Street.
Certify your overseas passport by a trusted referee and it needs to be dated within the last 3 months. Refer to "How do I certify my documents
" for more information.
Proof of Residential Address
Your address will be verified electronically when you enter your ID details however, sometimes the electronic verification may fail.
In this case, we will require proof of address before you start your first trade. The address proof needs to be dated within the last 12 months, addressed to you and have your current residential address. Any ONE of the following documents can be accepted:
[under 18] can not open an account with Tiger;
[18 - under 75] (students, interns, employed individuals (including self-employed individuals), full-time workers, unemployed individuals and retirees) can open either a Margin Account or a Cash Account;
[75 and over] can open a Cash Account.
If you wish to open an institutional account with Tiger Brokers, please contact our client services team at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or call 09 393 8179 for assistance.