Account opening of securities account
You can open a securities account through DBS iBanking or by visiting one of our branches.
Yes, provided that you are already signed up for Internet securities trading services with DBS. You will be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction and are solely responsible for ensuring that all transactions you perform are in compliance with those laws.
To open a personal securities account with DBS, you will need to provide the following supporting documents:
A copy of an identifying document from Hong Kong (e.g. Hong Kong ID card, passport, etc.)
Proof of your home address (e.g. utility bills, Tax Assessment Note, Government Rates Demand Note)
Written consent from your employer if your employer is a registered person with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (HKSFC)
Before applying for a securities account, you are required to complete a Financial Needs Analysis. After doing so, follow these steps:
Accept the Investment Products Consolidated Terms and Conditions
Accept the Risk Disclosure Statements
Make the Customer Declarations and Undertakings
Fill in your details as applicant
Submit the application
The account will be activated the next working day after your application is successfully submitted. (If submitted on a non-working day or later than 2:30 p.m. on a working day, the securities account will be effective within 2 working days after the day of application.)
This service is only available to holders of a valid HKID or passport and a HKD Save & Cheque Account in their name only, who registered for DBS iBanking and have no existing securities accounts with our Bank.
We also do not currently accept online applications for securities accounts from the following:
Employees or directors of a Licensed Corporation or Registered Institution under the Securities and Futures Ordinance
Residents or citizens of the United States of America
No. An initial deposit is not required.
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