Mercury International FX can save your business a fortune. By giving you better than bank rates, lower transaction costs and giving access to very competitive interest rates on any deposits that you hold with us (starting at 5.5%) we can help you drive your business forward.


If you have any questions about opening a business account with us, we have a team ready to take you through any queries you may have.



Information Required:


- Full Name of Company

- Registered number

- Registered office in country of incorporation

- Business/trading address

- Names of all directors

- Names of all individuals who own or control

- over 25% of its shares or voting rights



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Mercury FX is not just for companies. If you are an individual who sends or makes international payments of >R250,000 then we can save you money. We will give you better than bank rates on over 20 currencies.


We will make the process quick and easy, while giving you a personalised service. Our team of experts is here to help you get the best from the currency markets.




Information Required:


- Full Name

- Residential address

- Date of Birth

- SARS Tax Number

 - ID Number


This information needs to be verified by one from List A and List B (see below)




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To comply with industry regulations, all applicants must provide a form of photo identification. 


In some instances, we may ask for a few other documents to verify your identity before opening an account but we’ll tell you about this during the application process







List A - Government Issued documents 

- Green Bar coded ID

- National identity Card


List B - Other Documents

- Electricity or water bill

- South African Revenue Services (SARS) tax return (< one year old)

- Payslip or salary advice*

- A bank statement* (from another financial institution)

- Lease or rental agreement

- Municipal rates and taxes invoice*

- Mortgage statement

- Telephone account*

- Recent life insurance policy document

- Recent short-term insurance document

*Not older than 3 months





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Mercury FX is regulated by both the South African Reserve Bank and the Financial Services Board (FSP No. 46875) and adhere to strict compliance, disclosure and anti-money laundering requirements. All transactions are executed in the clients name with an Authorised Dealer.


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