ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REQUIREMENTS
IDENTIFY AND VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF EACH CLIENT
For Anti-Money Laundering purposes, we are required by Irish law to identify each of our clients as set out below.
CLIENTS - FACE TO FACE
There are two types of documents required: photographic and non- photographic (see lists below). At least one document from each list is required for each shareholder and each Director of the company:
Current valid signed passport
Current full driving licence
Current National Identity Card
Current documentation/cards issued by the Revenue Commissioners showing the name of the person and their PPSN
Current documentation/cards issued by the Department of Social and Family Affairs showing the name of the person and their PPSN.
Instrument of a court appointment (such as liquidator, or grant of probate)
Current local authority document (e.g. refuse collection bill, water charge bill (including those printed from the internet)
Current bank statements, or credit/debit card statements, issued by a regulated financial sector designated person in the Ireland, EU or comparable jurisdiction (including those printed from the internet)
Current Utility bill
NOTE: In relation to the above “Current” means where a document has a specific expiry date and that date has not passed, or in the absence of a specific expiry date, the document was issued within 12 months of the date of submission for verification purposes.
For each new company request we will require a face to face or video meeting with the requestor, a director and the main shareholder of the company. This can be done via video call.
CLIENTS - NON FACE TO FACE
Where a face to face meeting or video call is not possible, the documentation submitted to us above must be certified as copies of the original document and a true likeness to the person by one of the following individuals or institutions:
a credit or financial institution which is subject to the money laundering directive (i.e. an Irish or European credit/financial institution).
A solicitor, notary public or garda.