What is KYC

KYC ( you know your customer ) is a legal obligation for all the banks to prevent identity theft, money laundering or terrorist financing. Bank regulators require the establishment of KYC to identify customers. This compliance check is  aimed at the protection and the knowledge of the customers. 

The documents to be provided for opening an account

Client ID + Proof of adress (please choose 1 document, which fits you best from each list)

Client ID suitable documents:

  • Passport, the validity of which has not expired, page 2
  • Driving license which has not expired (only for EU and US citizens), front and back
  • Identity card with applicant's photograph, front and back
  • Residence permit, front and back
  • Military card, front and back

Proof of adress suitable documents:

  • Second piece of identification mentioning the address
  • Rent receipt (not handwritten) less than 3 months
  • Fixed telephony / Mobile / Internet bill of less than 3 months Title of the principal residence (non-manuscript)
  • Certificate of Insurance Housing less than 3 month
  • Bank Transaction Record dated less than 3 months
  • Last tax of habitation
  • Water bill of less than 3 months
  • Last imposition opinion
  • Certificate of Electricity Contract holder less than 3 months
  • Last notice of non-taxation
  • Payment schedule edited Electricity of less than 3 months
  • Gas bill of less than 3 months
  • Certificate of contract holder GAZ of less than 3 months
  • GAZ published payment calendar less than 3 months

KYC Example