Proof of identity

Before we activate your account, Australian regulations require that we verify every client's identity.

If you have been directed to this page, it is because we have tried to verify your details electronically but have been unable to do so. You can find information on the easiest way to verify your identity below.

Please send either a photo or scanned copy of the required documents to accountopening.au@ig.com.

Australian applicants

Please provide a copy of ONE of the following documents:

  • Passport (can be current or have expired within the past two years)
  • Current driver’s licence with photo
  • Current proof of age card with photo

Alternatively, provide any TWO of the following (issued within the last 6 months, showing your name and residential address):

 

 

International applicants

Please refer to the following table as to ID requirement based on your country of residence;

Country

ID Required to verify your identity

China

National Identity (NID) Card & One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence or Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill
OR
One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence showing date of birth & One copy Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill including your full name and address

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Identity Card
New Zealand
Please send us a copy of your Driver Licence and we will attempt to verify your identity electronically.  If we are unable to verify you electronically we will require  a certified copy of your Passport or Driver’s License AND a copy of Utility Bill or Bank/Credit Card Statement with your FULL first and surname
Indonesia
TWO copies of either a current passport, government issued ID card or driver's licence, with photo and showing date of birth AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) bank statement in your name which includes your address that also includes one month worth of transactions
OR
ONE copy of either a current passport, government issued ID card or driver's licence, with photo and showing date of birth AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) proof of address documents such as a utility bill, rates notice, credit card or bank statement in your name which includes your address; AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) bank statement or pass book in your name which includes your address that also includes one month worth of transactions
Macau

National Identity (NID) Card & One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence or Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill
OR
One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence showing date of birth & One copy Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill including your full name and address

Malaysia

National Identity (NID) Card & One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence or Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill
OR
One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence showing date of birth & One copy Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill including your full name and address

India, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan

National Identity (NID) Card & One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence or Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill
OR
One copy of Passport or Driver's Licence showing date of birth & One copy Bank/Credit Statement or Utility Bill including your full name and address

Any other country not outlined above
TWO copies of either a current passport, government issued ID card or driver's licence, with photo and showing date of birth AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) bank statement in your name which includes your address that also includes one month worth of transactions
OR
ONE copy of either a current passport, government issued ID card or driver's licence, with photo and showing date of birth AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) proof of address documents such as a utility bill, rates notice or bank statement in your name which includes your address; AND
ONE copy of recent (less than 6 months old) bank statement in your name which includes your address that also includes one month worth of transactions