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Individual Account Opening Requirements

 
  • ALL persons must disclose their foreign tax status.
  • Accounts for persons under 18 years must be joint with an adult; the adult must fulfill the account opening requirements.
  • Original documentation is required.
  • Some of our products such as Investments/ Mutual Funds, Credit Cards and Loans require additional documentation
  • The Bank reserves the right to request additional information/documentation if deemed necessary.

For further information telephone us at (868) 62-FIRST 

 
The Bank reserves the right to request additional information/documentation if deemed necessary.
 
For further information telephone us at (868) 62-FIRST
 
 

Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) Nationals

 PROOF OF IDENTITY

One valid form of T&T identification:

  • National Identification Card OR
  • Drivers Permit (accepted with Birth Certificate to confirm nationality) OR
  • Passport

 

PROOF OF RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

The document must not be older than 3 months. Any one (1) of the following may be used:

  • Utility or Cable bill - Online bills must bear an original company stamp. Mobile phone bills are not accepted. Additional documentation is required, when the utility or cable bill is in the name of another person.

              - SPOUSE - Marriage Certificate

              - PROPERTY OWNER - Copy of the owner’s photo identification AND completed Address Verification Letter

              - LANDLORD - Lease Agreement AND Rent Receipt (dated not older than 3 months)

              - PARENT – Birth Certificate

  • T&T Government Issued documentation e.g. Tax Assessment, Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) letter/ statement
  • Statement from a Financial Institution
  • Mortgage Deed

 

PROOF OF INCOME/ SOURCE OF DEPOSITS

  • Payslip (not older than 1 month) OR
  • Job Letter (not older than 3 months)
  • If retired - Pension letter from the Government/ Private Institution outlining payment details

T&T Nationals residing outside of Trinidad and Tobago for an extended period are required to provide a Bank Reference (see Foreign Nationals).

Foreign Nationals

 Original documentation is required. When original documents cannot be provided, copies should be certified by a T&T Embassy/ Consulate Office or Bank as a true image of the original.

 

 PROOF OF IDENTITY

  • Valid Passport

 

 PROOF OF RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

  • For residents of T&T: Requirements as stated for T&T Nationals OR Letter of Appointment/ Employment Contract stating local address
  • For residents outside of T&T: Foreign Utility Bill OR Foreign Bank Correspondence


PROOF OF INCOME/ SOURCE OF DEPOSITS

  • Requirements as stated for T&T Nationals
  • For foreign nationals employed in T&T a Valid Work Permit OR CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) Skills Certificate is also required

 

BANK REFERENCE

The letter must:

  • Be prepared on Bank letterhead, dated, signed and stamped/sealed by an authorised signatory; and
  • Confirm the existence of a banking relationship or past banking relationship (duration and/or opening date)

 

For further information telephone us at (868) 62-FIRST
 
Click here to download the Address Verification Letter 
 
 
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