At Contra FX, we accept the following types of accounts:

  • * Individual / Joint
  • * Corporate
  • * Trust

Depending on the type of account you are opening, we may also need to see additional documentation for proof of identity purposes.

Proof of Identity

Depending on the type of account, country of origin, citizenship and other factors, you may be required to submit additional documents along with your thoroughly completed and properly signed account forms. These documents may be submitted directly to Contra FX

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Requirements for Individual or Joint Accounts

  • * Required: Completely filled out client application—either electronic or downloaded and emailed or faxed to Contra FX
  • * Required: Copy of government issued ID. Passport or License
  • * Required: Proof of Address. This can be a utility bill or bank statement.
  • * Optional: If your account is managed by a 3rd party, you will also need to provide a power of attorney and discretionary account terms.

Corporate Accounts

  • * Required: Completed corporate client application with all information requested—either electronic or downloaded and emailed or faxed to Contra FX
  • * Required: Copy of government issued ID for owners of company. Passport or License
  • * Required: Proof of Address. This can be a utility bill or bank statement.
  • * Required: Client must submit copy of Certificate of Incorporation or similar business documents and Articles of Incorporation or Partnership Agreement or Trust Agreement as applicable. List of directors, partners, principles.
  • * Optional: If your account is managed by a 3rd party, you will also need to provide a power of attorney and discretionary account terms.

Trust Accounts

  • * Copy of the entire trust agreement that clearly identifies the trustees and clearly states their authority to open an account for the trading of futures and options. If no such authorization exists in the trust document, a properly signed amendment to the trust stating that the trustees have the authority to invest in futures and options and that such investment does not violate any other provision of the trust. All documents must be in English or be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • * Properly signed Foreign Certification.
  • * Copies of passports or other government-issued IDs for the trustees.
  • * If requested, other documentation confirming the legal status and purpose of the trust.