Open an Account

Eligibility to Open an Account

Individual / Joint Account
  • Hong Kong Permanent Residents or Foreigners with valid passport
  • Aged 18 years old and above
  • Non-U.S. resident
Corporate Account
  • Companies registered in Hong Kong or outside Hong Kong

Methods to Apply

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*For joint accounts and corporate accounts, please make an appointment. Our Account Executive will be there to assist you.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Opening an account for individuals only
  • A non-U.S. resident and citizen
  • Not authorized to trade for others
  • Not acting as an intermediary for the account
  • Fill in your personal information
  • Upload bank account proof
  • Upload identity document and address proof
  • Agree on the terms of account opening with e-signature
  • Upload a deposit confirmation of >HK$10,000 (Transfer funds via FPS ID or e-banking)*
  • Your application is completed and being reviewed. We will contact you within 3 days.

*Remarks: According to SFC's requirement, new client who opens account online is required to transfer at least HK$10,000 for identity proof purposes. You can withdraw the deposit anytime after the account is opened.

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Head Office

6/F Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Road, Hong Kong Tel: +852 2521 8787
Mon to Fri 9:00am – 6:00pm
Closed on Sat, Sun and HK Public Holidays

Branch Offices

Tai Po

Flat K, 1/F Mei Tak Building, 43 Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po, New Territories Tel: +852 3515 9000

Yuen Long

Room 601- 602, HSBC Building, 150-160 Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long, New Territories Tel: +852 3476 3476

Yau Ma Tei

Room A, 2/F, Bonds Mansion, 554-556 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon Tel: +852 2392 1392

Operating Hours

Mon to Fri 9:00am – 6:00pm
Closed on Sat, Sun and HK Public Holidays

Please bring along the required documents to open a trading account.
Account opening basic requirement:

Individual / Joint Account
  • Hong Kong Permanent Residents
    • Hong Kong Identity Card
    • Supporting documents (1)
  • Foreigners
    • Valid Official Identity Document / Passport
    • Supporting documents (1)
  • (1) Supporting documents:
    1. Address Proof (e.g.Utilities bill, Bank Statement, etc., dated within 3 months)
    2. Financial Status Proof if required by UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong)
    3. Latest 3 Months Bank Statement
    4. Bank account information
    5. Self-Certification Form
Corporate Account
  • Companies Registered in Hong Kong
    • Business Registration Certificate
    • Latest Annual Return and subsequent form(s) filed with the Hong Kong Companies Registry
    • Audited accounts of the company for the last 2 financial years and a balance sheet at a date not more than 2 months before the date of this Form (or such other financial information as UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited may agree)
    • Supporting documents (2)
  • Companies Registered outside Hong Kong
    • Certificate of Incumbency (being certified by a company registry / a professional third party, which was issued in the last 6 months)
    • Register of Directors
    • Register of Shareholders
    • Office / correspondence address proof of the company (e.g. Utility bill / bank statement, dated within 3 months)
    • Where any document provided by the sole / joint account holder is in a language other than Chinese / English, certified English translation of such document should also be provided
    • Supporting documents (2)
  • (2) Supporting documents:
    1. Certificate of Incorporation
    2. Memorandum and Articles of Association and amending resolutions (if any)
    3. Board resolutions approving the opening of the account substantially in the form attached
    4. Identity Card(s) / Passport(s), address proof (e.g. Utility bill or bank statement dated within the last 3 months)
    5. Details of the ownership and structure control of the company (e.g. an ownership chart)
    6. Self-Certification Form - Entity
    7. Self-Certification Form - Controlling Person