Open an account
Opening an account with Hermex is the first step to making your international payments quick, convenient and hassle free. It’s an easy, simple process that only takes a matter of minutes.
All you need to do is complete our business registration form and return the requested relevant anti-money laundering documents listed below. Once your registration is complete, you’ll be assigned a designated dealer who’ll manage your account, send your payments and help you keep as much money as possible within your business.
All clients must pass relevant checks before any payments can be made. If you’d like to make overseas payments with Hermex, please identify your company type and ensure that you have the relevant documents available for consideration.
A quoted company is defined as a company whose equity share capital has been included in the official list in accordance with the provision of Part 6 of the Financial Markets Act 2000 (c. 8), is officially listed in an EEA State, or is admitted to dealing on either the New York Stock Exchange or the exchange known as NASDAQ.
If your quoted company would like to open an overseas payment account with Hermex, you’ll need identification in the form of a bank statement or utility bill dated within the last three months stating the name and address of the organisation.
A privately held company is defined as a business firm in the private (non-public) sector of an economy, controlled and operated by private individuals and not by civil servants or government employees.
If you’d like to open an international payment account with Hermex, you’ll need the following forms of identification:
- A bank statement or utility bill dated within the last three months stating the name and address of the organisation
- A government issued identity document (passport or driver’s license) for anybody owning more than 25% of the organisation
- An authorised signatory mandate, signed by director/shareholder to allow others to execute payments e.g. Finance Director / Financial Controller
A charitable organisation is defined as an incorporated or non-incorporated tax exempt body which is created and operated for charitable purposes, employs all its resources to those charitable activities that are under its direct control, and does not distribute any part of the income generated for the benefit of any trustee, trustor, member or other private individual.
If your charity would like to open a foreign payment account with Hermex, you’ll need the following forms of identification:
- Government issued identity document (passport or driver’s licence)
- Bank statement or credit/debit care statement issued by regulated sector firm stating home address dated within the last three months
The account is then opened, a unique client number is issued, and the client is ready to trade.
If you’ve got any questions about opening an account with Hermex, please call 0207 856 2490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.