EU required documents

This page outlines the documents required for stakeholders, applicants, and various business types to onboard a corporate customer registered in Europe.

Business details

The following table lists the required document types for both manual KYB and eKYB for all business entity types.

businessTypeManual KYBeKYB
ASSOCIATIONASSOCIATION_DEEDN/A
GOVERNMENT_ENTITYBUSINESS_REGISTRATION_DOCN/A
LIMITED_LIABILITY_PARTNERSHIPPARTNERSHIP_DEEDPARTNERSHIP_DEED
PUBLIC_COMPANY/ PRIVATE_COMPANYBUSINESS_REGISTRATION_DOCN/A
SOLE_TRADERBUSINESS_REGISTRATION_DOCN/A
TRUSTTRUST_DEEDN/A

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IMPORTANT

For public companies and private companies using Manual KYB, the REGISTER_OF_DIRECTORS and REGISTER_OF_SHAREHOLDERS fields are required when details of the provided shareholders or directors are not available in the business registration document. When using eKYB, the REGISTER_OF_DIRECTORS and REGISTER_OF_SHAREHOLDERS fields are required when the customer is adding a new shareholder or director who is not available in the list of stakeholders returned in the Exhaustive Details API. If these documents aren't provided, compliance will request them via RFI.

For a complete list of business document types, see the values obtained from Fetch corporate constants API with fieldName as documentType.

Stakeholder

documentDetails are required when position is one of UBO, TRUSTEE, PARTNER for both eKYB and Manual KYB.

When searchID is not passed kycMode=MANUAL_KYC should be passed for individual stakeholders for the above positions and documentDetials.document is additionally required. documentDetials.document can be skipped if searchId is passed.

documentType required based on nationality:

nationalitydocumentType and documentNumber
Is a Lithuanian citizen11-digit Personal Identification Number (NATIONAL_ID)
Isn't a Lithuanian citizenPassport details (PASSPORT)

The following table lists the fields required for each document type.

Field nameNon-Lithuanian stakeholdersLithuanian stakeholders
documentTypePASSPORTNATIONAL_ID
documentNumberYes (Passport number)Yes (11 digits Personal Identification Number)
documentIssuanceCountryYesYes
documentExpiryDateYesNo
document.fileNameYes for MANUAL_KYCYes for MANUAL_KYC
document.fileTypeYes for MANUAL_KYCYes for MANUAL_KYC
document.documentYes for MANUAL_KYCYes for MANUAL_KYC

For a complete list of personal document types, see the values obtained from Fetch corporate constantsAPI with fieldName as documentType.

NOTE: Photocopies or scanned documents in black-and-white are not accepted for Passport or National ID.

Applicant

Applicants are always required to complete the E-Document verification flow for both Manual KYB and eKYB.

Applicant typeAPI documentsOnfido documents
Is a Lithuania citizen (based on nationality)11-digit Personal Identification Number (NATIONAL_ID)Live Selfie with Lithuanian Passport/National ID submitted in the form presented by Onfido (eDoc verification vendor)
Isn't a Lithuania citizen (based on nationality)Passport details (PASSPORT)Live selfie with Passport submitted in the form presented by Onfido (eDoc verification vendor)
Their position isn't DIRECTORPower of Attorney certified with ApostilleN/A

The following table lists the fields required for each document type.

Field nameNon-Lithuanian national applicantsLithuanian national applicantsApplicants when position is not DIRECTOR / UBO / PARTNER / TRUSTEE
documentTypePASSPORTNATIONAL_IDPOWER_OF_ATTORNEY
documentNumberYes (Passport number)Yes (11 digits Personal Identification Number)No
documentIssuanceCountryYesYesNo
documentExpiryDateYesNoNo
document.fileNameNoNoYes
document.fileTypeNoNoYes
document.documentNoNoYes

For a complete list of personal document types, see the values obtained from Fetch corporate constantsAPI with fieldName as documentType.

NOTE: Photocopies or scanned documents in black-and-white are not accepted for Passport or National ID.