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Notes for Corporate Account Opening
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Notes for Corporate Account Opening


Documents / Information Required For Opening of Corporate Account

Sole Proprietorship Established In Hong Kong
  1. Identity Card / Passport Copy(ies) of Sole Proprietor / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies)(with the "biodata" page and the page with valid permit to stay in Hong Kong);
  2. Nationality Proof of Sole Proprietor / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if he is not the holder of a HK Permanent Identity Card) (if applicable);
  3. Residential Address Proof of Sole Proprietor / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if necessary);
  4. Permanent Address Proof of Sole Proprietor / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (for non-permanent HK resident or different from current residential address) (if necessary and applicable);
  5. Business Address Proof (if business address is not the same as the registered office address shown on the Business Registration Certificate) (if necessary);
  6. Business Registration Certificate.
General Partnership Established In Hong Kong
  1. Identity Card/Passport Copies of Partners/Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies)(with the "biodata" page and the page with valid permit to stay in Hong Kong);
  2. Nationality Proof of Partners / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if they are not the holders of HK Permanent Identity Cards) (if applicable);
  3. Residential Address Proof of Partners / Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if necessary and applicable);
  4. Permanent Address Proof of Partners/Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (for non-permanent HK resident or different from current residential address) (if necessary and applicable);
  5. Business Address Proof (if business address is not the same as the registered office address shown on the Business Registration Certificate) (if necessary);
  6. Business Registration Certificate.
Limited Company Established In Hong Kong
  1. Identity Card/ Passport Copies of Director(s)/ Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (with the "biodata" page and the page with valid permit to stay in Hong Kong);
  2. Nationality Proof of Director(s) / Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies). (if they are not the holders of HK Permanent Identity Cards) (if applicable);
  3. Residential Address Proof of Director(s) / Shareholder(s)/Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if necessary and applicable);
  4. Permanent Address Proof of Director(s) / Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (for non-permanent HK resident or different from current residential address) (if necessary and applicable);
  5. Business Address Proof (if business address is not the same as the registered office address shown on the Business Registration Certificate) (if necessary);
  6. Business Registration Certificate;
  7. Certificate of Incorporation / Subsequent Certificate of Change of Name(if applicable);
  8. Organization Chart (if applicable);
  9. Memorandum and Articles of Association / Articles of Association / Amending Resolutions(if any);
  10. For Corporate Director(s) / Shareholder(s) incorporated in Hong Kong, the following documents of the corporate director(s) / shareholder(s) are required :
    1. Board Resolution showing the Appointment of Representative(s) to handle the Business of the Company (for Corporate Director(s) only);
    2. Identity Card/Passport Copies of Director(s) / Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signer(s) (with the "biodata" page and the page with valid permit to stay in Hong Kong);
    3. Nationality Proof of Director(s)/Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signer(s) (if they are not the holders of HK Permanent Identity Cards) (if applicable);
    4. Residential Address Proof of Director(s) / Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signer(s) (if necessary and applicable);
    5. Permanent Address Proof of Director(s) / Shareholder(s) / Ultimate Beneficial Owner(s) / Authorized Signer(s) (for non-permanent HK resident or different from current residential address) (if necessary and applicable);
    6. Business Registration Certificate;
    7. Certificate of Incorporation/ Subsequent Certificate of Change of Name(if applicable);
    8. Company Search Record and Instrument(s) of Transfer / Sold Note / Bought Note with Stamp Duty Chop (if applicable);
    9. Memorandum and Articles of Association / Articles of Association / Amending Resolutions (if any).
Society / Association Established In Hong Kong
  1. Identity Card/Passport Copies of the Chairman / Committee member(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (with the "biodata" page and the page with valid permit to stay in Hong Kong);
  2. Nationality Proof of the Chairman/Committee member(s) / Authorized signatory(ies) (if they are not the holders of HK Permanent Identity Card) (if applicable);
  3. Residential Address Proof of the Chairman / Committee member(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies) (if necessary and applicable);
  4. Permanent Address Proof of the Chairman / Committee member(s) / Authorized Signatory(ies)(for non-permanent HK resident or different from current residential address) (if necessary and applicable);
  5. Address Proof of the Society (if address of the Society is not the same as the registration address) (if necessary);
  6. Certificate of Registration of a Society issued by the Licensing Office of the Hong Kong Police Force;
  7. Organization Search Record issued by the Hong Kong Police Force (including Chairman / Committee members list) (if applicable);
  8. Letter issued by the Inland Revenue Department for tax exemption under section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance for charities / NGOs and checking from the Inland Revenue Department's website about the "List of Charitable Institutions and Trusts" (if applicable);
  9. Application for Registration of a Society (Form 1) and / or its Current List of Office-Bearers (if applicable);
  10. Rules and Regulations / Constitution / By-laws.

Important Note

  • The above list is for reference only and may not be comprehensive, so under certain circumstances, we may further request you to provide further documents or information. If you have any questions about the list, or about our customer acceptance procedures, please visit any of our branches or call our customer service hotline at 3768 6888 for enquiries.
  • The Bank reserves the right to decline any account opening application without providing any reason.
  • For fees and charges incurred on the account, please refer to “Bank Service Charges”.
Customer Services Hotline:
(852) 3768 6888