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

Help and support

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Or ask about opening an account on 1800 601 799, or +61 (3) 9860 1799, or helpdesk.au@ig.com.

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