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Requirements for Opening An Account * Please note forms require Acrobat Reader (Win/Mac) and can only be downloaded and completed on a computer

Individual

  • Primary and all joint account holders (if any) as well as any person(s) identified as giving instructions on the account if different from the holder(s) must complete and sign the following forms:
  • For the principal holder and each joint holder (if any) as well as any person(s) identified as giving instructions on the account if different from the holder(s) the following is required:
    • Copies of two (2) valid forms of government issued identification
    • Copy of a utility bill (with the exception of mobile bills) or bank statement less than three months old confirming residential address provided on the Application Form (Residents of Trinidad and Tobago only)
    • A referral letter from the individual's major banker (where individual resides outside of Trinidad and Tobago)
    • Proof of Occupational Income (Job Letter or Pay Slip)
    • Source of Funds (via Bank/Savings Statement)

Local Trading Account

In addition to the above, the following is also required to open a local trading account:

International Trading Account

In addition to the above, the following is also required to open a foreign trading account:

Disclaimer: Additional documents may also be required

Corporate

  • For Corporations the following forms must be completed and signed by the relevant account opening authorities:
  • Completed and signed WISE Investor Application Form including full names, date of birth, identification, country of birth, country of citizenship and occupation/profession of all Directors and Authorised Signatories  
  • Copies of two (2) valid forms of government issued identification for all Directors and Officers of the Company, shareholders who hold greater than 10% of the paid up capital and Authorized Signatories.  Additionally we also require a utility bill (with the exception of mobile bills) or bank statement less than three months old confirming residential address provided on the Application Form (Residents of Trinidad and Tobago only) for each Authorized Signatory.
  • List of Directors
  • List of Authorized Signatories together with specimen signature
  • Certificate of Incorporation, Continuance and Articles of Association (duly notarized where such body is incorporated outside the Jurisdiction)
  • The most recent (no later than the previous year's) annual return filed with the Registrar, (duly notarized where such corporate body is incorporated outside of the Jurisdiction)
  • The name/s and address/es of the beneficial owner/s and/or the person/s on whose instructions the signatories to the account are empowered to act
  • Company By-Laws
  • Board resolution sanctioning the opening of the account and conferring authority on the signatories to the account
  • Copies of Powers of Attorney or other authorities given by the Directors in relation to the company
  • A signed Director's statement as to the nature of the company's business
  • Audited or Management accounts for the previous three years (where applicable)
  • A referral letter from the entity's major banker (where the entity resides outside of Trinidad and Tobago)

Local Trading Account

In addition to the above, the following is also required to open a local trading account:

International Trading Account

In addition to the above, the following is also required to open a foreign trading account:

  • Signed Pershing New Account Form including Corporate/Business ID Number, Country and Formation date
  • Signed Pershing Corporate Resolution Form conferring authority on the signatories to the account. The Secretary executing this certificate cannot be one of those authorized to act. If an authorized officer is also the Company Secretary, a notarized statement to that effect must be added to the Form.

Disclaimer: Additional documents may also be required

WISE Commission Schedule

Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange Fees

Download our Fee Schedule

** Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange Charge applicable - 0.21% per trade or minimum $2.10

If you would like to receive the required forms to open an account please contact one of our Manager - Investment Sales from the list below at 628-WISE (9473).

Natasha Ramlal
E-mail: natasha.ramlal@rbc.com
Extension: 81012

Ryan Coonai
E-mail: ryan.coonai@rbc.com
Extension: 81015

Clarissa Pantin
E-mail: clarissa.pantin@rbc.com
Extension: 81013


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