CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.
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Proof of identity

Before we activate your account, Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) require that we verify every client's identity and all documents have to be certified.

Documents can be certified by a professional or an IG employee. This can be done at our office or we can come meet you at your convenience.

Kindly provide one Proof of Identitty and one Proof of Residence:

  • Proof of Identity : Passport/National identity card (eg. Emirates ID) or Driving License
  • Proof of Residence : A recent bank statement, a utility bill (must be issued within the last 6 months) showing your name and residential address or a tenancy contract.

 

Your account will be activated shortly after we receive your application

 

 

 

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

Contact us

Our office is open 5 days a week, Sunday to Thursday from 8am to 7pm (Dubai time). Support line is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, except for Saturday from 1am to 11am (Dubai time).

+971 (0) 4 559 2108

You can also email us at: helpdesk.ae@ig.com

 

CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.