PAA Documents Required for Bank Accounts
Documents Required for Opening of Accounts & Payment Transactions as well as for the Determination of the Benefcial Owner
1.1 Business Accounts
■ Form „Opening of Accounts“ Online at https://banking.paacapital.com
■ Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E „Information pursuant to the FATCA“
■ Form „Fee Schedule“
■ Form “Agreement on the Use of eBanking with PIN and TAN“
■ Form „Liability of Faxes“
■ Form „E-Banking Terms and Conditions“
■ Form „Power of Information“
If you have any questions, please exclusively contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up for a corporate account at www.banking.paacapital.com/
1.2 Debit Card Accounts and Debit Card
■ You can apply independently from the account for an exclusive PrePaid Debit Card at www.priveecard.com. The Privée Card is a brand of the PAA CAPITAL GROUP.
■ Alternatively you can request the issuance after the bank account has been established.
If you have any questions, please exclusively contact email@example.com
Within the scope of the risk value assessment, we reserve the right to subsequently request additional customer master data/
documents for all products mentioned above.
All forms must be flled out completely and signed at all marked points by the managing director and any other person who is to
be authorised to operate the account.
In addition to the above-mentioned forms/contracts, identifcation documents and company documents must be submitted.
1.3 Third Party Verification
■ Please note, PAA CAPITAL uses in some instances third party verification services, such as Moneypolo or Verify-u.
Certifcations may only be performed by the following persons/institutions:
■ Credit institutions
■ Lawyers/patent agents/auditors/chartered accountants/tax advisers
■ Employees of the PAA CAPITAL Group
■ Trust Services certifed by PAA CAPITAL GROUP
■ “Reliable third parties” according to the agreement concluded with the PAA CAPITAL GROUP
Certifcations may only be performed by the above-mentioned persons/institutions within the following states:
■ EU and EEA member states
■ Special administrative region of Hong Kong of the People’s Republic of China
■ Republic of Korea (South Korea)
■ South Africa
■ United States of America
■ French overseas territories (Mayotte, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon as well as Wallis and Futuna)
■ St. Maarten
■ St. Eustatius
■ “UK Crown Dependencies“ (Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man)
Certifcations must be available in the original and must not be older than 6 months.
These must include the following information:
In order to identify the managing director and any other person who is to be authorised to operate the account, the certifed true
copies (for an explanation, see 2) of the documents listed below will be accepted.
Within the scope of the risk value assessment, we reserve the right to request a simple copy of the benefcial owner.
■ Passport issued on a provisional basis
■ Diplomatic identity card issued by the Federal Foreign Offce
■ Identifcation by third party services, as stipulated in 1.3
Upon request, ID cards may also be accepted in exceptional cases.
If the current address does not appear on one of the above-mentioned identifcation documents, a current utility bill must be submit-
ted in order to provide additional proof.
In order provide proof of the managing director, the company address, the company register data and of the benefcial owner
(natural person/s), the certifed true copies (for an explanation, see 2) of the following documents are, depending on the nature
of the legal form, accepted:
■ Companies House Extract (Retrieved data must not be older than 6 months.)
■ Memorandum & Articles of Association or Shareholder Certifcate
■ Certifcate of Registration (Retrieved data must not be older than 6 months.)
■ Articles of Association or List of Shareholders
Inc./N.V./S.A./PLC/S.A. de C.V./A.V.V./F.Z.E./Corporation/S.A.S.
■ Partnership Agreement/Articles of Association
■ Bearer shares: The management board’s written confrmation of the allocation and the owners of the share capital
■ Registered shares: Extract from the share register
■ Listed shares: Notifcation of the security identifcation number and the respective stock exchange centre
■ Partnership Agreement
5.1 Copies of the Documents
In general, documents must be submitted either in the German or English language.
Documents in other languages may be accepted upon request.
5.2 Issuance of a Power of Attorney
If a commercial power of attorney is issued by the managing director for a third person in order to open and manage the accounts,
the following aspects are to be observed:
■ Submission as original if the power of attorney is exclusively valid for the PAA CAPITAL GROUP
■ Submission as certifed true copy if the power of attorney is valid for all banks
5.3 Declaration of Trust
If a Declaration of Trust which must be issued and signed by the managing director/managing board is submitted, the following
points are to be observed:
■ Submission of the Declaration of Trust as certifed copy of the original or as original is accepted
■ Designation of the benefcial owner (natural person)
In case that the shareholder of the account opening company is a fduciary/trust service company, the following documents must
be submitted in addition to the Declaration of Trust in order to verify the ownership structure:
■ Certifcate of Registration of the fduciary / trust service company (Retrieved data must not be older than 6 months) to pro-
vide proof of the authority to sign
■ Identifcation document of the managing director/managing board of the fduciary/trust service company to provide proof
of the specimen signature
If a licence is required to exercise your line of business (e.g. financial service), we require this licence as a certifed true copy.
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