How to Open an Account

How to Open An Account 

To invest in Bahrain Bourse you can either open an account as an individual or for a institution by filling the Opening Account Form and choosing a Broker. Different opening account forms are to be filled for each case as seen in the table below:

Individual Investors 
  Fees  Requirement 
First Time Investor  BD 5
* The original and copy of a valid National Identification Card
* The original and copy of valid Passport  
IPO BD 1 
Change of Broker  BD 1 


Further documentation requirements for individuals are as follow:

Individual Investors 
  Requirement 
Representative   * A copy of power of attorney certified by a notary public. If you are a foreigner please certify your power of attorney from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country.
 * A copy of the respresentative's valid Identification and Passport 
Minor ( Less than 21yrs old)  * The original and copy of valid National Identification card
* The original and copy of valid Passport
* Certified copy of court order in case of the legal guardian not being the father of the minor account holder.
* A copy of Passport and National Identification Card of the legal guardian 
Joint account  * The original and copy of a valid National Identification Card for all parties
*The original and copy of valid Passport for all parties
* Fill "Signature Card" & "Investor Number Form" for each party
* Signature of all parties
* Letter from all parties of joint account directed to Bahrain Bourse authorizing any or all parties to manage the account 

 

Institutional Investors 
  Fees  Requirement 
First Time Investor  BD 5
* Copy of Institution valid Registration Certificate (CR)
* A copy of the institutiion's Memorandum & Articles of Association
* List of directors names, shares held by each one of them and their full address
* An original letter printed on the institution's official letter head stating the authorized person(s) on behlaf of the institution
* The original and a copy of the authorized persons' valid passports and identification cards
 
IPO BD 1 
Change of Broker  BD 1 
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