School

Documents Required For Business Information Amendment – School

Please submit the latest certified true copies of the required documents as listed in the table:

Change Documents required
Authorised signatory / Signing instruction / Business chop

The document required is determined by how it is registered (e.g. registered as a limited company, then the documents required is the same as for a limited company)

Manager of a school

The document required is determined by how it is registered (e.g. registered as a limited company, then the documents required is the same as for a limited company), OR
Letter of Appointment for School Supervisor or Head Master issued by Education Bureau

*Beneficial owner

The document required is determined by how it is registered (e.g. registered as a limited company, then the documents required is the same as for a limited company)

Business name

The document required is determined by how it is registered (e.g. registered as a limited company, then the documents required is the same as for a limited company), OR
Certificate of Registration of A School

Important Note:

  • True copies certification can be provided by:
    • A certified public accountant / lawyer / banker / notary public in a Financial Action Task Forces (FATF) member / comparable jurisdiction acceptable to HSBC; or
    • Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) member; or
    • HSBC branch officer.
  • Recommended format: The certifier must sign and date the copy document (printing his/her name clearly in capitals underneath) and clearly indicate his/her position on it. The certifier must state that it is a true copy of the original (or words to similar effect) and the number of pages to be recorded.
  • If original or certified documents are not in English or Chinese, an English translation of the same should be provided. Please note that we are not able to return any submitted documents.
  • We may request you to provide further details and documents when necessary.
  • For sample of the required documents, please refer to Sample of Documents Required (PDF, 1.17MB)
  • If you have any questions, please contact us at (852) 2748 8238 from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Definition:

*Beneficial Owner:

  1. In relation to a corporation (if fulfils any of the following criteria): means an individual who,
    • owns or controls directly or indirectly, including through a trust or bearer shares holding, not less than 10% of the issued share capital of the corporation; or
    • is directly or indirectly, entitled to exercise or control the exercise of not less than 10% of the voting rights at general meetings of the corporation; or
    • exercises ultimate control over the management of corporation; or
    • if the corporation is acting on behalf of another person, means the other person.
  2. In relation to a partnership (if fulfils any of the following criteria): means an individual who,
    • is entitled to or controls, directly or indirectly, not less than 10% share of the capital or profits of the partnership; or
    • is directly or indirectly, entitled to exercise or control the exercise of not less than 10% of the voting rights in the partnership; or
    • exercises ultimate control over the management of corporation; or
    • if the partnership is acting on behalf of another person, means the other person.
  3. In relation to a trust (if fulfils any of the following criteria): means an individual who,
    • is entitled to a vested interest in not less than 10% share of the capital of the trust property, whether the interest is in possession or in the remainder or reversion and whether it is defeasible or not; or
    • the settler of the trust; or
    • a protector or enforcer of the trust ; or
    • an individual who has ultimate control over the trust.
  4. In relation to a person other than corporation, partnership or trust (if fulfils any of the following criteria): means an individuals who,
    • ultimately owns or controls the persons; or
    • if the person is acting on behalf of another person, mean the other person

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