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I am acting for a trust. How do I verify its identity?

The documentation you will need to verify the identity of a trust will vary depending on the nature of the trust. Examples of appropriate documentation include the trust agreement or other documents establishing the trust, documents amending the trust, and documents identifying the trustees.

The verification requirements also require you to make reasonable efforts to obtain the names and addresses of all trustees, all known beneficiaries, and settlors of the trust. You must also make reasonable efforts to obtain, and if obtained, record with the applicable date, information establishing the ownership, control and structure of an organization.