What evidence do I need to provide to prove that my non-US entity is accredited?

Corporations, LLCs, Limited Partnerships, and other companies

There are 3 types of evidence we can accept, outlined below. Documents must be in English. We recommend obtaining a third-party accreditation attestation (see option 3 for more info) if your documentation cannot be translated. 

1. Accreditation by Assets

To qualify, the entity must have $5M USD in total assets. Non-US entities will need the equivalent - we convert non-USD assets using IRS annual average exchange rates for the appropriate years.

  • Preferred forms of evidence include, but are not limited to:
    • Bank statements
    • Brokerage statements
    • Audited financial statements in the name of the entity.
  • We can consider private equity holdings if we receive recent evidence of ownership alongside a 409A valuation dated within the last 12 months.
  • We can accept crypto holdings, provided the entity name is listed on the evidence.
  • For assets held in subsidiary or affiliate entities, we may request documentation of the relationship between the entities. 

 

2. Accreditation by “All Owners Accredited”

To qualify, all underlying owners must be accredited investors themselves for having greater than $1M in net worth, excluding primary residences. Non-US underlying owners will need the equivalent - we convert non-USD assets using IRS annual average exchange rates for the appropriate years.

 

3. Accreditation by Third-Party Attestation Letters (this is the recommended method for fastest verification)

All attestation letters must contain the required language. We recommend using or reviewing our accreditation letter templates, or the linked DocuSign below.

Third-Party Attestation to Assets

To qualify, the entity must have $5M USD in total assets.

The attestation to your entity's assets must be dated within the last 90 days, and completed by one of the following: 

  • Licensed Attorney OR
  • Chartered Accountant from their respective region.

Our accreditation verification process allows you to trigger an automated email to your verifier that is pre-populated with the required confirmation language for them to complete the verification. Alternatively, a DocuSign form for a third-party attestation to the entity’s assets can be found here.

 

Third-Party Attestation to All Owners Accredited

To qualify, all underlying owners must be accredited investors themselves for having greater than $1M in net worth, excluding primary residences. 

The attestation to your entity's assets must be dated within the last 90 days, and completed by one of the following: 

  • Licensed Attorney OR
  • Chartered Accountant from their respective region.

Our accreditation verification process allows you to trigger an automated email to your verifier that is pre-populated with the required confirmation language for them to complete the verification. Alternatively, a DocuSign for a third-party attestation that all owners are accredited can be found here

 

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