Fica documents info

To comply with Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA) requirements, clients must provide us with certain personal information and documents to open an account.

fica verification documents

1. Original identification document

South African citizen/resident

 Valid Green Barcoded ID/Smart ID card/SA passportAbridged/unabridged birth certificate of minor/court order/guardian appointment letter from the Master of the High Court
Minor (under 16 years)*NOYES
Parent (for minor)*YESNO
Guardian (for minor)*YESNO
Supplementary cardholder YESNO
Foreign national
 Valid Foreign PassportValid permanent residenceOriginal Salary Slip/Employer letter
Minor (under 16 years)*YESYESNO
Parent (for minor)*YESYESYES
Guardian (for minor)*YESYESYES
Supplementary cardholder YESYESYES


2. No proof of residential address needed

As part of Capitec’s new approach to FICA requirements, you no longer have to provide a proof of address when you open a Capitec account or apply for credit.

Note: You may be asked to provide supporting documents in order to complete the process

Download our ​​full FICA flyer​​ for the most current requirements for a minor*, or contact our Client Care Centre on 0860 10 20 43 for more information.

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