Individual Investment Account

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Step 1: Download the new customer application form 

Step 2: Prepare your documents

  • Current valid identification (Passport, Driver’s License, - - National ID, Alien Registration Card for overseas residents).
  • Tax Registration Number (TRN).
  • Social Security number or other tax registration number (as applicable in the country of residence) for persons resident overseas.
  • Address confirmation for each account holder.
  • Proof of income; this is also required for retired individuals.
  • Two references per account holder.
  • Source of funds.
  • Fax, verbal & email or general indemnities if applicable.

Additional information


Each person named on the account must provide two referees from any of the following:

  • Other financial institutions.
  • Current employer.
  • Minister of Religion.
  • Police – Rank of Inspector and above.
  • Permanent staff member of the Scotiabank Group.
  • Existing client over a year.
  • Attorney.

Proof of address

The following represents acceptable Proof of Address:

  • A copy of a current utility bill showing the customer's name and place of residence.
  • A copy of the relevant page of the telephone directory.
  • Checking the Voters' roll.
  • A letter from a senior manager at the customer's place of employment, certifying the customer's address.
  • Visiting the client's residence and completing Scotia Investments Address Verification Form.