Banks & Other Financial Institutions

Banks & Other Financial Institutions
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Banks & Other Financial Institutions

  1. Signatories MUST be 18 years & older.
  2. US Mandated forms MUST be completed where applicable.  Click here for additional information.
  3. Only one (1) copy of the following forms should be completed & signed by all signatories and stamped with the entity seal/stamp:
    • Customer Information Form - Business
    • Entity Mandate
    • CRS Entity Tax Residency Self Certification Form
    • Chequing Account Application
  4. Personal Information Form to be completed and signed by each signatory (to the account), directors &/or controlling persons of the entity. 
  5. An Individual Mandate to be completed and signed by each signatory (to the account), directors &/or controlling persons of the entity.
  6. CRS Individual Tax Residency Self Certification Form to be completed and signed by each signatory (to the account), directors &/or controlling persons of the entity. 
  7. CRS Controlling Person Tax Residency Self Certification Form to be completed and signed by each controlling person of the entity.  (Where applicable).
  8. Requirements must be submitted for each signatory, director &/or controlling person. Click here to view the requirements.
  9. ALL forms MUST be completed in its entirety.
  10. In keeping with Bank of Saint Lucia`s AML policy, we require that ALL our existing customers` information remain up to date. As such the items listed in the Account Requirements attached must also be submitted by the existing customer(s) to support the updated information provided (In particular forms of identification and supporting documentation for any change of residential address).

DISCLAIMER: Please note that bank may request additional supporting documentation for the processing of your application on a case by case basis. 

  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Filed Certificate of Change of Name (where applicable)
  • Filed Articles of Incorporation
  • Most recent filed Annual Returns or Certified copy of Certificate of Good Standing if in existence for more than 1 year
  • Board Resolution authorizing the opening of the account the signatories and their signing authority
  • Filed Register of Directors
  • Filed Register of Shareholders/Return of Allotments
  • Filed Notice of Secretary (for companies in existence for more than 1 month)
  • Filed Notice of Registered Address
  • Power of Attorney or other authorities given by the directors in relation to the company
  • Nominee Agreement
  • Filed By-Laws (where applicable)
  • Valid Trade License (where applicable)
  • Completed BOSL AML questionnaire
  • Client’s AML Policy
  • License to operate from the relevant governing body
  • Relevant FATCA form should be completed
  • Filed Notice of beneficial owner or Notice of Change of beneficial owner
  • Tax Identification Number (TIN) (where applicable)
  • Additional requirements as listed in (i) and (ii) below for the following:
    • Substantial beneficial owners holding 10% or more of the shares or with principal control over the assets of the company

    • All company directors
    • All authorized signatories
    • Attorney(s) or other individuals with authority
    • Where any of the above listed is a non-national, see Individual (Non-Nationals/Non-Residents).
      • Two (2) valid (unexpired) government issued picture identification document, stated in order of preference:
        • Passport
        • National identification
        • Driver’s license
      • Confirmation of current residential address document by way of:
        • Original utility bill in the client’s name
        • Original reference letter from a lawyer, certified accountant or regulated financial institution; stating the customer’s permanent residential address (The relationship must be in existence for at least 2 years)
        • Letter from the client’s employer addressed to the Bank on the Company’s letterhead, confirming the residential address
        • Tenancy agreement in the client’s name. Where the agreement is more than 3 months old from the date presented, a recent receipt evidencing monthly rental payment, must accompany the tenancy agreement. The receipt must not be more than 3 months old from the date presented.
      • Tax Identification Number (TIN) (where applicable)


  • A certified copy of the corporate organizational structure chart should be provided on the entity’s letterhead, signed by the corporate secretary identifying the individual who is the ultimate beneficial owner.
  • Documentary evidence is required where no Nominee Agreement exist.