When opening bank accounts or trading accounts for your SMSF, the bank or broker may ask you for certified documents. They will ask for a Deed extract. Superannuation Warehouse (as your SMSF’s administrator) will have a signed copy of your Fund’s deed and can certify and post this to you. Alternatively, listed below is a listing of people that can certify documents.
The certified statement should read as follows: “I certify that this is a true copy of the original document”. The certifiers must also include their full name, signature, date, registration number (if any) and qualification or occupation which makes them eligible to certify documents, on each of the photocopied pages.
A person who certifies the Deed must be either an Australian Citizen or permanent resident of Australia.
A summary of people who can certify are: