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Here’s what you will need:
  1. Minimum of one form of valid identification — National ID card/driver’s permit/passport
  2. Proof of address — Utility bill/bank statement (no older than six months)
    If the utility bill is not in your name, please provide a confirmation of residence letter from the owner, along with a copy of the owner’s ID (back and front). We will not accept any cellular/mobile or utility bills that did not require a direct installation at your place of residence.

FOR INDIVIDUALS 

SELF-EMPLOYED

  • Minimum of one form of valid identification — National ID card/driver’s permit/passport
  • Proof of address — Utility bill/bank statement
  • Proof of income — Any combination of the following documents:
  • Certificate of trade
  • Receipt books
  • Rental receipts/lease for business
  • Certificate of registration (if business is registered)
  • Bank statements for the last six months (in either the business’ or owner’s name)
  • National identification for business trade (e.g. taxi badge, taxi registration documents, or any other document that may support business trade or a functional equivalent)

EMPLOYEES

  • Minimum of one form of valid identification — National ID card/driver’s permit/passport
  • Proof of address — Utility bill/bank statement
  • Original job letter OR pay slip — No older than one month for private sector employees and no older than two months for public sector employees

NON RESIDENTS

  • Minimum of one form of valid identification — National ID card/driver’s permit/passport
  • Proof of address — Utility bill/bank statement
  • Banker’s reference — Confirmation that the customer is registered as an account holder, that their address is registered on the bank’s system and that the business relationship is still active (reference can be from either a local or foreign bank, but must be on an original bank letterhead)
  • If employed — Job letter and pay slip (not older than one month)
  • If employed in Trinidad and Tobago — Confirmation of residency status and approval to work

FOR BUSINESSES

INCORPORATED

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association/Continuance
  • Management reports (for last three years)
  • Register of Directors
  • Signatories’ names, titles & signing authority
  • Personal information for beneficial owners
  • Request letter

UNINCORPORATED

  • Management reports (for last three years)
  • Signatories’ names, titles & signing authority
  • Personal information for beneficial owners
  • Request letter

SOLE TRADER 

  • Request letter with signatory name & title

PARTNERSHIP

  • Partnership agreement
  • Management reports (for last three years)
  • Signatories’ names, titles & signing authority
  • Personal information for beneficial owners

ASSOCIATION/CLUB

  • Bye-laws
  • Request letter containing signatories’ names, titles & signing authority

CHARITY/NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION

  • Bye-laws
  • Request letter containing signatories’ names, titles & signing authority

CHARITY/NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION

  • Request letter