Hongkong Post Bank-Cert (Bank)
A Bank-Cert (Bank) certificate is issued to a bank with a valid banking licence issued under Section 16 of the Banking Ordinance (a "Bank"). Each time a bank has successfully been issued with a Bank-Cert (Bank), its name and the scope of the Designated Transactions permissible for the Bank-Cert (Bank) shall be specified in Appendix E of the Bank-Cert Certification Practice Statement.
Bank-Cert (Bank) certificates can only be used by the Registration Bank for use in the Designated Transactions specified opposite to the name of that Registration Bank in Appendix E of the Bank-Cert Certification Practice Statement for this type of certificate.
Currently, Bank-Cert (Bank) certificates have been issued to the following Registration Bank(s).
|Name of Registration bank||Designated Transaction|
|The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited||Creation of a digital signature by the bank specified opposite on an e-cheque which is to be drawn on such bank.|
|CMB Wing Lung Bank Limited *||Creation of a digital signature by the bank specified opposite on an e-cheque which is to be drawn on such bank.|
* "Wing Lung Bank Limited" is renamed to "CMB Wing Lung Bank Limited" with effective from 1 October 2018.
A Bank-Cert (Bank) certificate contains the following information of the Subscriber:
- Name of Registration Bank;
- Name of Authorised Unit;
- Registration Bank company/business registration number; and
- A unique Subscriber Reference Number
Hongkong Post Bank-Cert (Bank) certificate may be issued with a validity period of 1 to 5 years. The Registration Bank shall pay all subscription fees and administration fees.
Reliance Limit of Hongkong Post Bank-Cert (Bank)
The "Reliance Limit" as defined under the Electronic Transactions Ordinance in respect of one Bank-Cert (Bank) certificate is HK$200,000.
Certification Practice Statement
To know more about our practices in issuing the Bank-Cert (Bank), please refer to the Bank-Cert Certification Practice Statement (CPS).