Please make sure that you have a printer attached before you proceed.
1) Complete the BPI Trade Online Application Form.
Please fill out all the required information (marked with asterisks) to ensure that your application is properly processed.
2) Download FATCA Questionnaire below and fill out the required details.
3) For US Persons, please download and fill out IRS Form W-9 below.
For Non US Persons with US Indicia (i.e. US. Place of Birth, US Resident/Mailing Address, US Telephone Number, Standing instruction to transfer funds to an account maintained in the US,
and/or Power of Attorney or Signatory Authority granted to a person with US Address; or “in care of” or “hold mail” address), please download and fill out IRS Form W-8BEN below.
5) Print and fill-out the following BPI Trade Account Opening Forms.
a) Application Form
b) FATCA Questionnaire
c) IRS Forms W-9 or W-8BEN, if necessary
Bring the following requirements to your BPI and/or BPI Family Bank Branch
. Please note that you have to be an existing BPI and/or BPI Family Bank account holder to register with our online trading facility.
a) BPI Trade Account Opening Forms
b) Original and photocopy of valid and unexpired client's proof of identification
c) Other documents required by FATCA and BPI Securities
7) Acceptable proof of identification are:
a) Company ID
b) Passport (Mandatory Requirement for all foreign individuals)
c) Driver's License
d) Social Security ID
e) IDs issued by private entities or institutions registered with or regulated/ supervised by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
or Insurance Commission (IC).
f) Other Picture IDs deemed as acceptable by your Branch.
8) For clients within the Philippines :
a) Sign forms in the presence of the Branch Officer, and request Branch Officer to verify your signatures.
b) Give completed, signed & verified forms, together with a photocopy of at least one (1) acceptable ID to the BPI and/or BPI Family Bank officer.
c) BPI and/or BPI Family Bank will take care of sending the forms to BPI Securities Corporation.
d) IMPORTANT : Do not send your initial investment at this time.
e) As soon as we receive your documents, we will notify you by email on how to fund or deposit to your account.
9) For clients outside the Philippines :
a) Request your Branch officer to signature verify your documents. Costs for signature verification, if any, shall be for your expense.
b) Mail all documents to :
BPI SECURITIES CORPORATION
11F Ayala North Exchange Tower 1
Ayala Ave. corner Salcedo & Amorsolo Sts. San Lorenzo,
Makati City, Philippines 1229
c) IMPORTANT : Do not send your initial investment at this time.
d) As soon as we receive your documents, we will notify you by email on how to fund or deposit to your account.
To check the status of your BPI Trade account opening request, you may send an e-mail at
or you may call us at the following numbers: (02) 8246-5555
during Mondays to Fridays between 8:30AM to 5:30 PM.