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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 Proprietary Trading Group Account Application:


Partnership, Corporation, Limited Liability Company and Unincorporated Business
  • Proprietary Trading Group 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 (Proprietary Trading Group 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.


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Corporations, Partnership or Limited Liability Companies
Unincorporated Businesses


Corporations, Partnership or Limited Liability Companies



Unincorporated Businesses
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of the Identity of the Person Opening the Account on Behalf of the Business

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
  • Natonal ID Card
  • Other Government-Issued ID Card (i.e. US State ID Card, Visa, Alien Registration ID Card, Green Card, etc.)
Proof of the Address of the Person Opening the Account on Behalf of the Business

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 the Authority of the Business to Trade on Margin

The document must be a valid, final version that clearly states the firm is authorized to trade on margin, and is not in an editable format.

*Please circle the authorization language.

If the Business is a Foreign Bank:

Please complete and submit BOTH of these documents below:

Other Financial Institution Account Statement*

*This requirement applies only to organizations and trusts that have been formed in or are located in countries that are not full members of the Financial Action Task Force (see http://www.fatf-gafi.org).

The document should clearly state the name of the firm and be less than 12 months old.

  • Bank Statement
  • Broker Statement
  • Mortgage Statement
  • Loan Statement



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


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


Partnership, Corporation, Limited Liability Company and Unincorporated Business
  • Proprietary Trading Group 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 (Proprietary Trading Group 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 Proprietary Trading Groups



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.
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


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


Partnership, Corporation, Limited Liability Company and Unincorporated Business
  • Proprietary Trading Group 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 (Proprietary Trading Group 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.


Jump to a section:

Corporate Accounts - EU Credit or Financial Proprietary Trading Group
Corporate Accounts - Non-EU Credit or Financial Proprietary Trading Group
Corporate Accounts - Quoted Company
Corporate Accounts - Private Company
Partnership/Unincorporated Business Account


Corporate Accounts - EU Credit or Financial Proprietary Trading Group



Corporate Accounts - Non-EU Credit or Financial Proprietary Trading Group



Corporate Accounts - Quoted Company



Corporate Accounts - Private Company



Partnership/Unincorporated Business Account



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


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


Partnership, Corporation, Limited Liability Company and Unincorporated Business
  • Proprietary Trading Group 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 (Proprietary Trading Group 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:

Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade Japanese Products
Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade All Other Products


Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade Japanese Products - CEO & Controller of Corporate Customers
Document Type Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
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.

Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade Japanese Products - Corporate Customers
Document Type Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Existence

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.

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.

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.
Kasumigaseki Building 25F
2-5 Kasumigaseki 3-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-6025 Japan
Please allow extra time for processing. Please give us a call after sending by mail.




Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade All Other Products - CEO and Controller of Corporate Customers
Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of identity and date of birth

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;

Alien Registration Card

  • Mandatory requirement for Non-Japanese citizens.
  • Both front and 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 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.

Japanese Corporations that Want to Trade All Other Products - Corporate Customers
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.

Articles of Incorporation

  • Copy of original document is required.

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.
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 Ability to Trade on Margin

Please download the format from here.

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.

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.
Kasumigaseki Building 25F
2-5 Kasumigaseki 3-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-6025 Japan
Please allow extra time for processing. Please give us a call after sending by mail.




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:

Corporations
  • Name;
  • Country of Formation;
  • Business Address;
  • Corporate Status (Australian or Foreign; Public or Proprietary) and Australian Company Number (ACN)/Australian Registered Body Number (ABNR);
  • Trading Intention (Operating Business, Personal/Family Investment Vehicle, Proprietary Trading Company, Financial Institution,Broker-dealer, Financial Advisor/ Investment Manager);
  • Description of Business;
  • Tax jurisdiction and Tax ID (if any);
  • Email address;
  • Telephone number;
  • The names, date of birth and addresses of the applicant's Authorized person, Compliance contact, Directors, 25%+ Beneficial Owners/ Controller/ Senior Managing Official;
  • Whether the applicant is regulated in Australia or elsewhere and if so, the company’s regulatory identification number;
  • Whether the applicant is a public-held company that is traded on a regulated Australia or foreign exchange and, if so, the name of the exchange and the applicant’s trading symbol;
  • Information on assets and income;
  • Investment objectives and experience;
  • Bank or 3rd party broker account numbers for funding purposes, ensuring you have a joint bank account for withdrawal



What You Need – Documents (Corporate Applicants in Australia)


Document Category Acceptable Documents (only one document per category is needed)
Proof of Existence of the Organization*

Australian company:
Certificate of registration; Annual statement; Full company extract (NOTE: physical certified copies are required)

Non-Australian company:
A document(s) issued by the relevant regulator/companies office which shows directors details (name, address or DOB) and company details (for example registered address), and if applicable the ownership information of company (NOTE: physical certified copies are required.).

Proof of ID for each Signatory, Controller (if any) and Senior Managing Official (if any)
  • Driver's License
  • Passport
  • Photographic ID card (issued by Australia)
  • National ID card (issued by foreign government)

Where electronic verification cannot be performed, physical certified copies are required.

Proof of authority of Authorised Person/ Director to act for the company

Verify using data maintained by a government body, such as:

  • Annual Statement
  • Company extract
Board Resolution

Board Resolution signed by the director(s)

Soft copies of certified copies are acceptable

Proof of ID for each 25% +Beneficial Owner (if any)
  • Driver's License
  • Passport
  • Photographic ID card (issued by Australia)
  • National ID card (issued by foreign government)

Where electronic verification cannot be performed, physical certified copies are required

Proof of ID for each Trader, Employee, or Additional User (if any)
  • Driver's License
  • Passport
  • Photographic ID card (issued by Australia)
  • National ID card (issued by foreign government)

Where electronic verification cannot be performed, physical certified copies are acceptable


  • Where Physical Certified Copies are required these should be sent by mail or courier (we cannot accept faxes or emails of the certified documents). The postal address will be provided on the last page of the online application
  • For any documents that where soft copies are acceptable you may SEND the documents via email as scanned documents to: newaccounts@interactivebrokers.com (Please include your Account ID in the Subject line) or upload to the last page of your online application.



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).
BPay
  • 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.
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.

What You Need - Application


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


Partnership, Corporation, Limited Liability Company and Unincorporated Business
  • Proprietary Trading Group 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 (Proprietary Trading Group Applicants in Other Countries)


Australian Partnerships, Associations, Registered Cooperatives, and Government Bodies

Download Certified Copy Certificate




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.