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Opening an account

Kitco makes it simple to transact in precious metals. Get started by opening a Kitco account. Below the types of accounts Kitco offers as well as the steps to take to open each of the different accounts. 

  1. How do I open an individual account?

    An individual account is one where one person controls the incoming and outgoing funds, places purchase and sale transactions, and manages the Kitco account with no third party involvement.

    To open an individual account:

    Online

    • Make your first purchase or sale and create your Individual Account as you check out of the store
    • Alternatively, fill in and submit the Individual Account Online Application Form before placing your transaction.

    By Telephone

    • Call 1 877 775-4826 or 514 313-9999 to create your account and make your first purchase.

    How do I open a joint account?

    A joint account is one in which a maximum of two people fund, transact and manage a single Kitco account. The Kitco account is owned equally by both parties. 

    To open a joint account:

    • Download and fill in the Kitco Joint Account Application Form from the “Open an Account” page of our online store
    • Complete the application form and send the required documents to Kitco as instructed in the form
    • As soon as your required documents are received and approved, an account will be opened for you.

    For further information, please call 1 877 775-4826 or 514 313-9999

    How do I open a minor's account? (for persons aged less than 18 years)

    A minor account is one in which the named owner of a Kitco account is that of a minor individual who is less than 18 year of age. The account is managed by a legal guardian until the minor reaches legal age.

    To open a minor account:

    • Download and fill in the Kitco Account Application Form for a Minor from the “Open an Account” page of our online store
    • Complete the application form and send the required documents to Kitco as instructed in the form
    • As soon as your required documents are received and approved, an account will be opened for you.

    For further information, please call 1 877 775-4826 or 514 313-9999

    How do I open a business account?

    A business account is one which is in the name of your business. Instructions on funding, transacting, and managing the account involves individual(s) who are appointed to do so on behalf of the business. Business accounts must be opened in order to transact in refining and scrap.

    To open a business account:

    • Download and fill in the Kitco Business Account Application Form from the “Open an Account” page of our online store
    • Complete the application form and send the required documents to Kitco as instructed in the form
    • As soon as your required documents are received and approved, an account will be opened for your business

    For further information, please call 1 877 775-4826 or 514 313-9999

    How do I open an account for an existing trust?

    An existing trust account is one which is in the name of an existing trust. Instructions on funding, transacting, and managing the account involves individual(s) who are appointed to do so on behalf of the trust according to the instructions stipulated in the trust documents.

    To open an existing trust account:

    • Download and fill in the Kitco Account Application Form for an Existing Trust from the “Open an Account” page of our online store
    • Complete the application form and send the required documents to Kitco as instructed in the form
    • As soon as your required documents are received and approved, an account will be opened for your trust

    For further information, please call 1 877 775-4826 or 514 313-9999

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