FICA | What is needed?

  • Clear and certified copy of ID
  • Certified proof of residential address(utility bill) not older than 3months
  • Bank statement with a bank stamp not older than 3months (please note this has to be a savings or cheque account it CANNOT be a credit or home loan statement)



  • If you reside in South Africa and do not have a South African ID, we require a certified copy of your passport
  • If you reside outside of South Africa and do not have a South African ID, we will require certified copy of your passport
  • Please ensure that your photo is clear in the copy

Proof of Bank

  • We require a proof of bank in a form of a bank statement with a bank stamp, that is no older than 3months
  • Please note: The proof of bank that you supply must be from the account you intend to use to deposit funds to and from your trading account

The proof of bank must include:

  • Your name and surname;
  • Banking details including your account number (verified by your bank);
  • Issue date within the last 3 months;
  • No credit statements or cancelled cheques will be accepted

Proof of Address

  • We require you to send us a certified proof of address (utility bill). This document must show your name, your residential address and be dated or cover a period ending not more than 3 months ago.
  • We will accept a copy of any statement or bill issued by a government institution, utility provider or bank, (but not limited to) the list below.

Acceptable Documents/Must be certified

  • Any bill issued by a recognized utility provider;
  • Telkom bill or cell phone bill;
  • Mortgage statement;
  • Municipal rates and taxes invoice;
  • Bank statement;
  • Letter from a bank confirming your residential address;
  • Lease/tenancy agreement;
  • TV License or DSTV bill;
  • Vehicle licensing documentation

Please check your documents carefully. If the documents you provide do not meet these requirements, it will cause a delay in opening your account