For document certification, the following professionals accepted by many financial institutions, including EQIBank:
Chairman/Director of limited company
Chartered legal executive
Financial services intermediary
Fire service official
Paralegal – must be qualified
Public Service and Government
Councillor (local or county)
Civil servant – Permanent
Justice of the Peace
Local government officer
Member of the judiciary
Member of Parliament
Officer in the armed services
Salvation Army Officer
Trade Union Officer
Valuer or auctioneer
Chief Petty Officers
Person with an honour (such as an OBE or MBE)
Member of the Incorporated Society
Next, ask your chosen certifier to write this on the document they are certifying:
A. For your documents that contain a photo:
I [full name of certifier] confirm that this is an accurate copy of the original and the photo is a true likeness of the person concerned.
B. For your documents that don’t contain a photo:
I [full name of certifier] confirm this is an accurate copy of the original.
They should also write:
– their signature and full name, printed on the document
– their occupation, company (or professional) address and phone number
– their professional registration number (if they have one)
– the date of certification
Finally, you’ll need to send the requesting institution the certified documents. In some cases, a pre-paid envelope is provided. Be sure to use it.
Once you now have some recently certified documents, you’ll need to print complete the EQIBank return form (PDF), and, in the case of prospective EQIBank clients, return it along with your certified documents to the following address: EQIBank Limited. 24 Hillsborough Street Suite II, Roseau Dominica, Dominica.