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Account Opening

Opening an account with DIFS is quick and easy. Visit any of our 3 conveniently located branches and our team will assist you in the account opening process. We will also help you in obtaining the National Identification Number (NIN) and Trading Account number for DFM and ADX respectively.

The required documents for Opening trading A/C :

  1. For individuals:

    • Valid Original Passport
    • Original Family book ( for UAE Nationals )
    • For Mandate Account: Power of attorney authenticated by a notary public
  2. For Proprietorship Account:

    • Trade license and registration certificate
    • Custody documents authenticated by UAE court or embassy
    • Passport copy of owner
  3. Corporations:

    • Trade license
    • Commercial registration of the company (certified by UAE embassy & country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for non-UAE licensed companies)
    • Copy of Power of Attorney of the company’s representative, authenticated by a notary public (authenticated in conformity with regulations)
    • List of board of directors / partners
    • Board Resolution
    • Chamber of Commerce certificate
    • Memorandum & Article of Association
    • Valid Passport copies of authorized signatories

Please note:

  • All original documents to be seen
  • Customers must have DIB account
  • To obtain NIN number, customer must sign new investor form application and submit it along with copy of passport and family book for for UAE Nationals
  • 2 days maximum
  • Open an account is free of charges
  • No age limit to open an account with DIFS