The following documents will be required to complete the online investment account opening
- Bank Verification Number (BVN)
- Valid Utility Bill (must reflect client’s full names, current place of residence and signature)
- Valid Means of Identification
Foreign Clients (in addition to the above – not conclusive)
- Written confirmation from the customer’s bank attesting to his identity and account relationship history (bank reference)
- Proof of source of funds (e.g. three months salary pay slip; or employer’s letter showing their remuneration; or six (6) months bank statement)
- Incorporation documents (Memorandum and Articles of Association, Form CAC 2 (Particulars of Directors, Form CAC 7 (Statement of Share Capital), Certificate of Incorporation/Business name certificate
- Bank reference/ Bank Verification Number (BVN)
- Valid means of identification for Directors/partners and Signatories
- Passport pictures (directors and signatories)
- Valid Utility Bill for the company (must reflect the company’s registered address)
- Resolution appointing Nova Finance and Securities as stockbrokers and also appointing signatories.
- Letter authorizing Nova Finance and Securities to open a stockbroking account on behalf of the company.
- Letter appointing Nova Finance and Securities to act stockbrokers for the business name and also appointing signatories (Letter must be on their letterhead)
- Valid Letters of Administration from the probate registry (to be verified at the probate registry).
- KYC documentation for all the administrators (valid utility bill and means of identification).
- Passport pictures (administrators)
- If a person other than the administrators is being vested with authority to manage the account, such person must provide:
- Registered Power of Attorney appointing such person(s) (signed and sealed)
- The Power of Attorney must be signed by all the administrators
- Bank reference in the name of the Estate.
- Bank Verification Number (BVN) for each of the administrators
- Death certificate
- Newspaper publication (obituary)
- Letter of appointment from the administrators appointing Nova Finance and Securities as the Stockbroker.
Clubs, Societies, NGOs, Trustees and Associations
- Copy of certificate of registration certified by CAC
- Charter/constitution of the club/society/NGO/Association
- Valid means of identification of each of the Trustees
- Valid means of identification of each authorized signatory
- Valid utility bill issued in the last three months
- Resolution appointing the signatories
- Signature mandate duly executed by the signatories
- Passport pictures (signatories and trustees)
Please ensure you have these documents saved for upload.
File formats allowed: PDF, TIF, DOC
- If you are an existing investor with online access, please click here to login and access your account
- If you are an existing investor but do not have online access, please click here to register
- In order to sign the completed forms, we suggest you have access to a printer, fax or scanner
- You will also need Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Click here to download
- If you need further assistance, please contact us