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Opening a Maybank Trade Account

How do I open a Maybank Trade account?

Account Opening Forms and Supporting Documents

Maybank Trade Account Application Form
Tax Residency Self-Certification Form
W-8BEN Form
CDP Account Linkage/Revocation Form
CDP Securities Account Opening Form (for joint applicants without an existing joint CDP account)
Electronic Payment for Shares (if applicable)
Client Proficiency Assessment Form (for trading in Specified Investment Products)
Risk Warning Statement (for trading in Overseas Listed Investment Products)

Supporting Documents
To open a trading account, please furnish the following supporting documents listed below.
Nationality Supporting Document(s) Required
Singaporean
  1. Singapore pink Identification card (IC); or
  2. Singapore Armed Forces ("SAF") Identification card; or
  3. Singapore Police Force Identification card and passport
Malaysian
  1. Valid Passport; or
  2. Malaysian Identification card
Permanent Resident of Singapore
  1. Singapore blue Identification card; or
  2. Singapore Armed Forces ("SAF") Identification card and passport; or
  3. Singapore Police Force Identification card and passport
Other Nationalities
  1. Valid Passport; AND
  2. Bank statement or utilities bill reflecting your name and residential address
Important Notes

  • Mailing and residential addresses for all trading account applications are to follow the addresses stated on the account applicant's identification cards.
  • For any exceptions, supporting documents such as original bank statements, CDP's Statement of Holding, CPF statements, Income & Property Tax statements from IRAS etc. are to be provided and the date of the statement is to be dated within the last 3 months.
  • If your mailing address is an overseas address, please maintain a local mailing address for documents arising from Rights Issue to be sent to you.
  • All amendments on account opening forms must be counter-signed by the applicant. An account opening form with more than 3 amendments will be rejected and a new form has to be filled for submission.
  • The account opening form should be dated with the current date of submission of the application. CDP will accept application form dated up to 1 month old upon receipt.
  • Direct Crediting Service (DCS) is mandatory for customers who wish to open a CDP securities account. The 7 participating DCS banks are Maybank, Citibank, DBS/POSB, HSBC, OCBC, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB.

Individual/Joint Account

There are 3 ways to open an Individual/Joint account:

• Online
Click here to apply for an account online.

• By Mail
Download and complete the account opening forms below. Mail them to us, along with a signed photocopy of the required supporting documents to:

Maybank Securities Pte Ltd
Client Services Department
150 Beach Road
#03-01
Singapore 189720

If you do not have an existing CDP account, all account opening forms and supporting documents must be certified by one of the following:

  • Singapore Embassy;
  • Notary Public officially registered with the country's governmental institution;
  • Advocates & Solicitors (preferably with branch in Singapore);
  • Justice of Peace; or
  • Commissioners for Oaths


• In Person
You may choose to visit our Customer Service Centres to complete the application forms. Please bring along the required supporting documents.

*Kindly take some time to read through the terms and conditions prior to opening an account.

Minor Account

What is a Minor Account?
Young investors, aged 18-20 years old, may open a Minor account solely for investment purposes. Contra trading is strictly prohibited.

How Do I Open a Minor Account?
You may choose to visit any of our Customer Service Centres to complete the application forms. All Minors are required to be accompanied by their guarantor (a parent) who must sign a letter of guarantee.

Both Minors and guarantors will be required to produce identification.

Note:
A guarantor / letter of guarantee is not required in the case of a minor applying for a Prefunded account.

Existing Client

If you currently have a trading account with us, complete the following forms and mail it to us for the activation of your Maybank Trade online account.

Maybank Trade Online Trading Application

Corporate Account

Rest assured that the service provided by our experienced and dedicated brokers is top-notch. Gain insights from our award-winning research team and access our superior trading platform that lets you trade in multiple international markets.

Opening an Account
If you wish to open a corporate account, please call us at (65) 6432 1888 or email MSSG_helpdesk@maybank.com . Alternatively, you may visit any of our Customer Service Centres.

Account Opening Documents
Please bring along the following documents when opening a Corporate account:
Local (Singapore) Corporations Foreign Corporations
  1. Certificate of Incorporation*
  2. Memorandum and Articles of Association*
  3. ACRA Print-Out
  4. Copies of Passports/NRICs and proof of addresses of all Directors / Shareholders / Beneficial Owners and Authorised Persons


*Note:
All supporting documents are to be certified true by 1 Director. Name of person certifying should be affixed.
  1. Certificate of Incorporation*
  2. Memorandum and Articles of Association*
  3. Particulars or Registers of Directors/Secretary/Shareholders (should include the names, nationalities, passport/ID numbers, addresses and date of appointment/cease of appointment)#
  4. Copies of Passports/NRICs and proof of addresses of all Directors / Shareholders / Beneficial Owners and Authorised Persons#
  5. Additional Requirements for Tax Haven Incorporated (e.g. British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Marshall Islands etc) Entities#
    • Certificate of Incumbency by the Registered Agent
    • Certificate of Good Standing by the Registrar of Companies
    • Letter of Guarantee
    • (to be signed by the individual Directors/Shareholders)
#Note:
All supporting documents are to be certified true by any of the below mentioned authorised witnesses:

  • Singapore Embassy
  • Notary Public officially registered with the country's governmental institution
  • Lawyers, Advocates and Solicitors
  • Justice of Peace
  • Commissioners for Oaths
Malaysian
  1. Valid Passport; or
  2. Malaysian Identification card
Permanent Resident of Singapore
  1. Singapore blue Identification card; or
  2. Singapore Armed Forces ("SAF") Identification card and passport; or
  3. Singapore Police Force Identification card and passport
Other Nationalities
  1. Valid Passport; AND
  2. Bank statement or utilities bill reflecting your name and residential address
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