Personal details

Name/s

Title

Select the most appropriate title (e.g. Mr, Mrs, Miss or other). Use the arrow on the right of the field to show the list of options, or start typing to find an option. 

Your Name (first name, middle name, last name)

As shown on the form of identification you will be using.

Preferred Name

Enter the name would like to be addressed by in conversation.

Mailing Name

Enter the name would like to be addressed by in written correspondence.

Address

Physical Address

To use the address-finder, click in the ‘Lookup’ field and start typing a New Zealand address.  Alternatively, you can manually enter your details in the address lines.

Postal Address

To enter a separate mailing address, tick the box labelled ‘I have a different mailing address’.

Phone Numbers

Please include the area code for NZ phone numbers, and the country code for international numbers e.g. 07555576 or +6199555777.

Regular Communications

News & Views

This is a printed publication, but is also available by email.  It includes topical articles and company events.

Research Wrap

A monthly email newsletter that includes a market summary, company research and strategy reports.

Personal, residency & citizenship

Gender

Select from the two options.

Date of Birth

Use the date-picker located to the right of the field, or enter the date as nn/mm/yyyy

Town/City of Birth

Enter the name of the location where you were born

Country of Birth

Select from the list available. 

Note that England, Scotland and Wales are classified as the United Kingdom.

Country of Citizenship

If you are a citizen of more than one country, select the one you consider your primary country of citizenship.

Country of Residence

The country in which you live – select from this list available.

NZ Residency Status

If you reside in New Zealand, what is your residency status? If the status you require is not available to select, please choose ‘Other’ and type in a description.

Occupation

Occupation

Enter your occupation.

Employer

Type your employer (company name).

Public Office   

If you or an immediate family member have ever held a public office position, select ‘Yes’ and enter a description.

Personal tax details

Country of Tax Residence

Generally your tax residence is the country/jurisdiction in which you live. Please refer to the Tax Residency Self-Certification Guide.

NZ IRD Number

If you have a New Zealand IRD number, please enter it. You can enter it as a 9-character number, or in a xxx-xxx-xxx format.

US Citizen/Resident for Tax Purposes

If the answer to this question is ‘Yes’, please enter your US tax number in the ‘Foreign Tax Details’ section.

Foreign Tax Details

Please supply your tax number for each tax jurisdiction where you are considered a tax resident, which is determined under the domestic tax laws of each jurisdiction.

You can find more information on tax residency rules here.

TIN (Taxpayer Identification Number)

If you have answered ‘Yes’ to the US tax question, please provide us with one of the following:

  • US Tax Identification Numbers (TIN)
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending US Adoptions (ATIN)
  • Preparer Taxpayer Identification Number (PTIN)

For Other Countries

Select the Country from the list available and enter your ID Number then click on the Add button.  If no ID number is entered, you will be prompted for a reason. If the reason selected is b), you will be required to enter an explanation.

Identification details

NZ Passport

If you enter passport details as your identification, you must also provide Craigs Investment Partners with a certified copy of your passport, showing the photo page and the signature page.

The Photo ID provided must be of a quality to enable the person’s identity to be verified.

If you are not able to upload the copy of your passport into the e-form, please provide this separately by post, or deliver it to one of the Craigs Investment Partners offices.

NZ Driver Licence

If you enter driver licence details as your identification, you must also provide Craigs Investment Partners with a certified copy of your licence, showing the front and the back.

Photo ID provided must be of a quality to enable the person’s identity to be verified.

If you are not able to upload the copy of your driver licence into the e-form, please provide this separately by post, or deliver it to one of the Craigs Investment Partners offices.

Uploading a File (for Passport or Driver Licence)

Click on the ‘Browse’ button and locate the file you want to upload to this agreement, then click the ‘Upload’ button. 

Use the ‘clear’ button to remove the file if needed.

Manual Identity Verification

If you do not have a New Zealand passport or Driver Licence, you will need to provide Craigs Investment Partners with certified copies of the documents listed in the Guidance Note for Manual Identity Verification

Account tax details

Resident Withholding Tax (RWT)

If your country of tax residency is New Zealand, you must select your Resident Withholding Tax rate.  RWT is tax deducted on investment income (e.g. interest on deposits and dividends from companies) paid to New Zealand tax residents.

More information on RWT can be found here.

Prescribed Investor Rate (PIR)

The Prescribed Investor Rate is the rate at which tax is deducted from investment income earned in a PIE (Portfolio Investment Entity). 

More information on PIR can be found here.

Foreign Investment Fund (FIF)

Investors who have certain types of overseas investments may have Foreign Investment Fund (FIF) income.

More information on FIF can be found here.

Approved Issuer Levy     

This option applies to certain approved interest-bearing investments only. 

The Approved Issuer Levy can only apply to non-residents and is a payment calculated at the rate of 2% of the amount of interest paid for the registered security.

Non-Resident Withholding Tax (NRWT)

If your country of tax residency is NOT New Zealand, you must select if  Non-Resident Withholding Tax is to be deducted, or not.

Account details

Authorisation to Transact

Single or Multiple: Can authorisation for a transaction on the account be given by any one authorised person, or does it need to be authorised by multiple people

If multiple, it is assumed that ALL authorised people are required to authorise each transaction. If this is not the case, please contact your adviser with special instructions.

Source of Funds

Please provide as much detail as possible including dates and amounts e.g. investments, inheritance, trust distributions. 

Someone from Craigs Investment Partners may contact you if we need more information from you about your Source of Funds.

Nature and Purpose of Business

Select all the options that best describe the nature and purpose of your investment with Craigs Investment Partners.

NZX Prescribed Person

As an NZX Market Participant, Craigs Investment Partners Limited is prohibited under the NZX Participant Rules from buying or selling securities for a Prescribed Person of any other NZX Firm.

If you or any person associated with this account is a Prescribed Person (i.e. one of the following) please provide details below:

a) a Director, Partner, Managing Principal, Responsible Executive, shareholder or employee of an NZX Market Participant; or

b) the spouse, de facto partner or dependent child of a person referred to in (a).

If no, please notify us if you or any person associated with this account becomes a prescribed person.

Director/Officer of a Listed Entity

Please list any authorised person that is a Director or Officer on an entity that has securities listed on any recognised Securities Exchange.

Supply their name, the name of the listed entity, the person’s relationship to that entity, and the exchange the entity is listed on.

Delivery of Reports

If you select ‘Website’ you will receive an email when your reports are available on the CIP Client Portal.

If you select ‘Post’, your reports will be emailed to you.

Delivery of Contract Notes

You can have your Contract Note delivered by email, post, or both email and post.

If you choose Email, you can have the Contract Notes encrypted.  If you choose encryption, someone from Craigs will in touch regarding a password for you to open the encrypted Contract Notes.

Bank account details

Proof of Bank Account

Additional information and identification documents must be provided for all account holders where the bank account is in a name other than the name of the account with Craigs Investment Partners.

Certified Copy of Bank Statement

All identity documents must be certified by either a Justice of the Peace, a Lawyer, a Notary Public, a New Zealand Chartered Accountant, a New Zealand Police Constable or a Member of Parliament.

Certified documents must include the full name, occupation and an original signature of the certifier and the date of certification. Certification must have been carried out in the three months preceding presentation of the certified documents. The certifier must sight the original documents and make a statement that the documents provided are a true copy and represent the identity of the named individual.

Alternatively documents can be verified by a Craigs Investment Partners employee

Uploading a File (Bank Slip or Bank Statement)

Click on the ‘Browse’ button and locate the file you want to upload to this agreement, then click the ‘Upload’ button. 

Use the ‘clear’ button to remove the file.

Client undertakings

Please read the undertakings carefully. If you have questions around any of these, please contact your adviser.

Terms and Conditions

There is a link to the Craigs Investment Partners Terms and Conditions, which can also be found on our website.

Agreement for Email

Please select Yes or No for the agreement to receive email information about other products and services that are provided by the Craigs Investment Partners group of companies

Scope of Service

There is a link to the Scope of Service document for each service you are signing up for. Please download a copy for your own reference.

Signature

On Screen Signature

When this option is selected, a signature box will appear. Please sign and then save the signature on the screen before submitting the agreement.

The signature will be validated against the signature on the identify documentation (passport, driver licence or other) that you have provided.

Print and Sign

If this option is selected, when you submit the agreement an email will be sent to you with a PDF of the agreement. Please print the agreement and sign it with a blue or black pen then return it to your Adviser at Craigs Investment Partners.

Electronic Signature

If this option is selected, when you submit the agreement an email will be sent to you with a link to the SignDoc application. Follow the wizard to step through the signing process.

Submitting the agreement

Please note that after submitting the agreement, your new account will not be open for trading until all the supporting documentation has been provided to Craigs Investments Partners, and the details have been checked by the Client Records team. We will be in touch with any questions and to confirm when your account will be open.