For document certification, the following professionals accepted by many financial institutions, including EQIBank:

Professional

Public Service and Government

Other

  • Barrister

  • Chairman/Director of limited company

  • Chartered accountant

  • Chartered legal executive

  • Financial services intermediary

  • Fire service official

  • Legal secretary

  • Licenced conveyance

  • Paralegal – must be qualified

  • Solicitor

  • Councillor (local or county)

  • Civil servant – Permanent

  • Justice of the Peace

  • Local government officer

  • Member of the judiciary

  • Member of Parliament

  • Officer in the armed services

  • Police officer

  • Salvation Army

  • Officer

  • Surveyor

  • Trade Union Officer

  • Valuer or auctioneer

  • Warrant Officers

  • Chief Petty Officers

  • Person with an honour (such as an OBE or MBE)

  • Member of the Incorporated Society

Next, ask your chosen certifier to write this on the document they are certifying:

A. For your documents that contain a photo:
I [full name of certifier] confirm that this is an accurate copy of the original and the photo is a true likeness of the person concerned.

B. For your documents that don’t contain a photo:
I [full name of certifier] confirm this is an accurate copy of the original.

They should also write:
- their signature and full name, printed on the document
- their occupation, company (or professional) address and phone number
- their professional registration number (if they have one)
- the date of certification


Finally, you’ll need to send the requesting institution the certified documents. In some cases, a pre-paid envelope is provided. Be sure to use it.

Once you now have some recently certified documents, you’ll need to print complete the EQIBank return form (PDF), and, in the case of prospective EQIBank clients, return it along with your certified documents to the following address: EQIBank Limited. 24 Hillsborough Street Suite II, Roseau Dominica, Dominica.

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