HK Stock Physical Certificate Deposit FAQ

HK Stock Physical Certificate Deposit FAQ

⦁ Does IBKR support HK stock physical certificate deposit?

Yes, we support stock physical certificate deposits for stock trading on HKEX and available to trade at Interactive Brokers. We do not support physical withdrawals and reserve the right to reject any deposit.

⦁ Does Interactive Brokers Hong Kong charge any fees?

Certificate Size Processing Fee
HKD 500,000 or above (Full Service) Free
Less than HKD 500,000 (Full Service)

HKD 300.00/first stock certificate per day

HKD 100.00/each additional stock per day

Less than HKD 500,000 (Self Service)

HKD 200.00/first stock certificate per day

HKD 20.00/each additional stock per day

 

In addition to the above, there is also a fee of HKD 5 stamp tax per transfer form. Cash cannot be accepted. Please prepare a cheque for HKD 5 per transfer form payable to “The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited”. 

⦁ How do I initiate a request?

Please compose a web ticket from the Client Portal under the category Funds & Banking > Position Transfer with all of the following information to avoid delays:

  1. Full Service or Self Service
  2. company name/ stock ticker symbol
  3. approximate value
  4. number of certificates

Full Service

⦁ Make an appointment and deliver your physical certificate(s) to our office as follows:

Admiralty - Suite 1512, Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong SAR

Kwun Tong - Suite 3204-05, AIA Kowloon Tower, Landmark East, 100 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong SAR

⦁ A cheque for HKD 5 payable to “The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited” for each transfer

⦁ You will receive a receipt from IBKR within one business day.

Self Service

⦁ Our Client Service team will contact you by email and provide a “Standard Form of Transfer”;

⦁ Complete the “Standard Form of Transfer” by following below guidance.

⦁ Make an appointment and deliver your physical certificate(s) to our office as follows:

Admiralty - Suite 1512, Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong SAR

Kwun Tong - Suite 3204-05, AIA Kowloon Tower, Landmark East, 100 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong SAR

⦁ IBKR will counter sign the form and return you for delivering all of the below documents to HKSCC. Address – 1/F, One & Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong SAR. 

⦁ The countersigned Standard Form of Transfer

⦁ CCASS Stock Deposit Form (Prepared by IBKR)

⦁ The physical certificate(s)

⦁ A cheque for HKD 5 payable to “The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited” for each transfer

⦁ Provide a scanned copy of the receipt to IBKR.

⦁ When will the shares be credited to my IBKR account?

Typically, the shares will be reflected on your IBKR account within 3-4 business days. However, as the share registry has the right to reject deposits, IBKR will apply a 12 business day hold on the shares during which time you will not be able to sell nor withdraw the shares deposited. 

⦁ Instruction and Sample – Standard Form of Transfer