Compliance & Disclosures

Patriot Act and AML Declaration

Pursuant to the USA Patriot Act of 2001 and final rules issued by the US Department of the Treasury, a US bank or a US broker-dealer in securities located in the USA or in another country, as well as the subsidiaries or branches of non American banks or broker-dealers operating in the USA (a “Covered Financial Institution”) are required to obtain certain information from any “Foreign Bank” that maintains a correspondent account with them. 

DHB Bank N.V. has prepared the following Global Certification which is intended for US financial institutions or other institutions according to the final rules of the USA Patriot Act of 2001.

If you have any questions or would like more information, simply contact us and the Compliance officer will be happy to respond.

Global Certification regarding Correspondent Accounts

Wolfsberg Group Questionnaire


The intention of DHB Bank and its branches is to fully comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (1.1471 IRC - 1.474 ITR). The bank has subsequently entered into a Foreign Financial Agreement with the Internal Revenue Service under section 1471(b) of the Internal Revenue Code and 1.474 of the Income Tax Regulations.

DHB Bank has assessed the FATCA compliance requirements and has completed all the necessary requirements of the regulations.

The bank has determined its status as being a Reporting Model 1 Foreign Financial Institution  and is pleased to disclose its Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN) to support its status as follows:

DHB Bank N.V.
Tax residency: The Netherlands                       
Head Office The Netherlands            GIIN: H2S2G4.99999.SL.528
Belgian Branch                                     GIIN: H2S2G4.99999.BR.056
German Branch                                    GIIN: H2S2G4.99999.BR.276

The bank has determined the application of limitation of tax treaty benefits as follows in the W-8BEN-E form:
W-8BEN-E Form

Compliance and Legal Affairs
24 January 2020