Proof of identity

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

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.

Select your residential country below to find out about your specific ID requirements.

Australian applicants

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

  • Current driver’s licence with photo
  • Australian or Foreign Passport

New Zealand applicants

Please send either a photo or scanned copy of Current driver’s licence with photo to accountopening.au@ig.com.

China applicants

Please send either a photo or scanned copy of your National Identity Card to accountopening.au@ig.com.

Hong Kong applicants

Please send either a photo or scanned copy of your National Identity Card to accountopening.au@ig.com.

Macau, Malaysia, India, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan

Please provide a photo or scanned copy of TWO of the following documents to accountopening.au@ig.com.

  • National ID Card
  • Current driver’s licence with photo
  • Passport

Any other countries not outlined above

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

If your bank statement includes address we will require

2 x ID

ID card

Driver Licence

Passport

AND

1 x Bank Statement with address
(less than 6 months old includes 1 month worth of transactions)

Bank Statement

If your bank statement does not include address we will require

1 x ID

ID card

Driver Licence

Passport

1 x Address Proof
(less than 6 months old)

Utility Bill

Rates Notice

Credit Card

1 x Bank Statement
(less than 6 months old includes 1 month worth of transactions)

Bank Statement

Pass Book

Contact us

We're here 24hrs a day Monday to Friday.

1800 601 734

You can also call +61 (3) 9860 1734, email helpdesk.au@ig.com or tweet us at @IGHelpAU