Details
  1. Download Account Opening Form and read Terms and Conditions for Securities / Futures / Stock Options Accounts carefully;
  2. Complete Account Opening Form ( Account Opening Form for Individual or Joint Account ) & ( Account Opening Form for Corporate Account );
  3. Select (an) Account Type(s) (Client can open Securities / Futures / Stock Options Accounts at the same time):
    For Securities Account, clients can either open a "Securities Cash Account" or a "Securities Margin Account". For margin accounts, clients must complete and sign on Authorization to disposal of, lend or deposit securities and/or securities collateral.
  4. Prepare copies of the following supporting documents
    Individual / Joint Account (1) Hong Kong Permanent Resident Certified true copy of the HKID card
    Non-Permanent Residents or Non-Residents Certified true Copy of the valid ID Card (both sides) / passport (should include the nationality)  
    (2) Residential address (and permanent address and correspondence address if different) proof within 3 months of issue
    (Such as utility bills, government issued documents, a statement, issued by an authorized instition, a licensed corporation or an authorized isurer, mobile phone or pay TV statement (sent to the address provided by the customer))
    (For non-Hong Kong residents, a government-issued photographic driving license or national identity card containing the current residential address or bank statements issued by a bank in an equivalent jurisdiction)
    Corporate Account  (1) Certified true copy of Certificate of Incorporation
    (2) Cerified true copy of Business Registration Certificate (for Company registered in HK)
    (3) Certified true copy of Memorandum & Articles of Association
    (4) Certified true copy of latest audied account or financial statements
    (5) Certified true copy of Latest Register of Directors
    (6) Certified true copy of Latest Register of Shareholders
    (7) Certified true copy of board resolution authorized the opening and operating of the account and specfying the signing arrangements for operation and operating account (with the full name of the authorized persons, their signatory specimen, and their capacity / authority)
    (8) Business address proof within last 3 months (if such address is different from the registered office address shown in the Business Registration Certificate inder ithem (2) or Certificate of Incumbency under item (11)) (if applicable)
    (9) Certified true copy of ID card or valid passport of all substantial shareholders (who is entitled to exercise, or control the exercise of, 10% or more of voting power at the general meeting of the company), ultimate beneficial owners, all authorized persons and directors
    (10) Certified true copy residential address proof (and permanent address, of different) of all substantial shareholders and ultimate beneficial owners
    (11) For locally incorporated company: a search of file at the Hong Kong Company Registry OR obtain from the client a certified true copy of a company search report certified bt a company registry or professional third party (remarks: the company serach report should have been issued within the last 6 months)
    (12) For a company incorporated overseas: certified true copy of a certificate of incumbency certified by a professional third party. (remarks: the certificate of incumbency should have been issued within the last 6 months)
    (13) For companies with multiple layers in their ownership structures (if applicable):
    1. Ownership chart describung the intermediate declared by director (include company name, place of incorporation and the rationale behind the structure); and
    2. Follow the chain of ownership to the individuals who are the ultimate beneficial owners;
    3. Certified true copy of ID card or valid passport of all substantial shareholders and the ultimate beneficial owners
    4. Copy of Certificate of Incorporation and Latest Register of Directors of Intermediate Layers
    (14)

    Unlimited Continuing Guarantee

    (15) Account Opening Form for Corporate Account
    Due to different nature and business of companies, YSHK reserves the right to  obtain additional information for individual companies.
    Note 1 Documents should be certified by professional third party (e.g. practising solicitor, certified practising accountants, or Notary Public). Self certification by customer is NOT accepted.
    Note 2 2 Identification documents should be certified by licensed or registered person, Justice of the Peace or professionals (e.g. branch manager of bank, qualified accountant, lawyer, or notary public.
    Note 3  3 "Substantial shareholder" is defined as a shareholder who is entitled to exercise, or control the exercise of,10% or more of the voting power at any general meeting of the company.
    Note* The required document is a MUST.
  5. Submit Account Opening Form and supporting documents. 
  • In person
    • Bring your completed Account Opening Form and copies of all supporting documents to our office and sign on the relevant documents in front of the employee of Yuanta Securities (Hong Kong) Company Limited
  • By mail
    • Mail the completed and signed Account Opening Form to us together with copies of all supporting documents and a cheque bearing your signature with amount HKD$10,000, made payable to “Yuanta Securities (Hong Kong) Company Limited” * (The cheque must be issued by a Hong Kong registered bank with your name pre-printed) to:
      “23/F, Tower 1, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong ”
      Attn: Account Operations
    • Mail your completed Account Opening Form and copies of all supporting documents which have been certified by Justice of the Peace or professionals (e.g. branch manager of bank, qualified accountant, lawyer, or notary public) to the above address.
  1. Review and approval of documents
    Account Opening applications will be processed immediately once the signed and completed Account Opening Form and copies of all supporting documents have been received in order. It normally takes 3 business days (Hong Kong time) to process an account opening application. Once your application has been approved, a notification with your account number quoted and a letter of sealed internet trading password(s)(if applicable) will be mailed to you separately (passwords for Securities, Futures and Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading Accounts will be mailed separately).
    ** For mail application, your account will only be activated once the cheque is cleared.
  1. Payment Method
    After successfully opening your account, please follow instructions for deposit payment. Your account must maintain sufficient funds or stocks before trading.
  1. How can I obtain the Account Opening Form?                                                                                                                                                                              You can obtain the Account Opening Form through any one of the following three ways:

    • Download and print the PDF format of Account Opening Form for Individual & Joint Account Opening Form or Corporate Account 
    • Come to our office in person;
    • Request by phone at (852) 3555 7878.
You can bring the following documents and come in person to YSHK office or branches to open your account:
  1. Identity proof
    (ID card or valid passport)
  2. Residential address proof
    (Public utilities bills, bank statement copies or / and documents issued by departments of the Hong Kong Government)
If you are opening a Corporate Account, please refer to the check list below: