Open Your EQIBank Account and Card Today

All banks are required to obtain information about prospective clients. This article will help you quickly and easily determine the documents needed.  

Opening a bank account at EQIBank can be done on your desktop computer. If you have any questions about an exclusive, offshore experience, apply today. 

Click here for the EQIBank personal account checklist. You’ll also need to have numerous documents certified. Click here for more on document certification.

You will need to fill out numerous forms

Forms for US Residents
Forms for Non-US Residents

You can start the application process here

When you complete the form an account representative will be in touch with you to answer any questions and guide you through the application process.

What you’ll need to open a personal account with EQIBank

You can open an account with EQIBank if you:
– are at least 18 years old
– are a resident of a supported country
– own a smartphone
– hold a supported ID
– don’t already have an account with us
– are able to verify yourself in one of our supported languages

Provide each applicant’s:

– Certified Passport
– Certified Banking Statements
– Utility or landline bill
– Compliance documents
– Contact information, such as name, address, and phone number

Make an opening deposit: 

– Use funds from a checking or savings account you have with another bank.

The documents you’ll need for global, digital banking

Our digital bank is compliant with international law. We require you fill out pertinent forms.

1. Passport

Passports have long been recognized as an international identity and travel document.

2. Bank Statements

The standard procedure for obtaining a certified bank statement differs from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.Learn more about certified bank statements today.

3. Certified  Proof of address

We know its 2019, but we still need a document that is tied to your home address, such as a landline telephone, cable bill or utility bill. Sorry, but your cell phone bill or bank statements won’t work. (The good news? It doesn’t have to be certified.)

4. Selfie

The selfie check helps verify your identity. (No selfie stick required)

5. Non-resident status

A non-resident is an individual who mainly resides in one region or jurisdiction, but has interests in another region. In the region where they do not mainly reside, they will be classified by government authorities as a non-resident.

6. Source of Wealth Declaration

The Source of Wealth Declaration gives a description of the customer’s assets and of the economic activity which has generated the customer’s assets i.e. the source of wealth.

7. Authorized Signatories

An authorized signatory is defined as a director of the issuer or another person who has been authorized to sign documents and has notified the trustee that they’ve been given the power to do so.

8. Online Banking Rights

9. Certified Passport and Proof of Address for additional users

In order to complete the application process with EQIBank, we will need a certified passport and proof of address for all additional users on the account.

10. Fund the account

Set up a transfer from your existing checking account. The minimum opening deposit for EQIBank accounts is $5,000.


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