Direct Register Shares from Revolut

Updated: Nov 23

DISCLAIMER: Initiating any kind of transfer (DRS, ACAT, DTC, FOP, etc.) will temporarily freeze your Revolut account until all of the shares are settled with the receiving broker or transfer agent. You will not have access to trading during this time, even if there is an active position in your account. Access to funds and trading will resume when the transfer is complete.

Once your shares are settled in Revolut:

  • You can send their American broker; DriveWealth a filled out form (link to form here).

  • Please note: The form mentions there are fees associated with an outbound DRS transfer, but no one has been charged a fee to DRS transfer from Revolut or DriveWealth.

  • DriveWealth has shut down the email that was used for DRS requests. Now, you have to log in to DriveWealth's Client Account Holder portal linked here.

  • Before you fill in the form or write the Letter of Instruction, you will need your 10 digit DriveWealth Account Number. This is the same as the last 10 digits of your Revolut Account Number (eg. REVO-001-NNNNNNNNNN).

  • To find it:

  • Login to Revolut.

  • Go to “Stocks” and click on the three dot menu button.

  • Select “Statements” or "Reports".

  • Pick any month and click on “Get Statement”.

  • Your account number is towards the top of the statement.

  • To fill in the form:

  • For “DW Account Number” use onloy the last 10 digits of your Revolut Account Number (REVO-001-NNNNNNNNNN).

  • For “Account Holder (name)” provide your full name.

  • For “Phone” provide your mobile or home phone number.

  • For “Email Address” Provide your email address (probably the one you are sending from).

  • Under “Instructions you will need to provide the Company Name (GameStop), its ticker (GME), its CUSIP (36467W109), and how many shares you want to transfer.

  • Under “Receiving Firm's/Transfer Agent Details” provide the Transfer Agent's name, address and DTC number. In GameStop's case that's: Computershare US. DTC# 7807. Computershare Trust Company, N.A., P.O. Box 505005, Louisville, KY 40233-5005.

  • For “Shares should be registered for the benefit of”, you can put your full name again.

  • For “SSN or Tax # (US)” you can fill it in with 999-99-9999.

  • For “Address of shareholder” put in your house number or name, then fill in the rest of the boxes with your home address details.

  • Then fill in your name one last time, write your signature (you can sign it digitally if you want to save paper), and today's date.

  • You're now ready to send it to Drivewealth through their online portal.

  • You can log in using your broker account number (also known as the DriveWealth account number), and some of your personal details (that your broker shares with DriveWealth).

  • Once you are logged in, go to the help page and click on the "create new ticket button" at the bottom. (Direct link to new ticket page here).

  • Select "I have a money movement and transfer request".

  • Select "Transfers", then select "Transfers out of DriveWealth".

  • Use “Outbound DRS Transfer Request” as the subject line.

  • In the message say: “I want an outbound DRS transfer of my GME shares to Computershare, please see the 'Outbound DRS Transfer Form' attached for instruction”.

  • Fill in your personal details, attach the filled out form, and click on "Submit".

The transfer will take 5-7 business days to process.

If you don't have an existing Computershare account:

Your broker and Computershare will take care of the transfer and open a Computershare account for you. This will take another 2-3 business days.

After your shares leave your broker:

  • Now you will need to wait for the first Computershare letter to arrive.

  • This letter is the DRS Account Statement.

  • It will take another 2-6 weeks after your shares have left your broker.

  • If you don't want to wait around 4 weeks, you have a couple of options:

  • If you have transferred less than 10 shares, Computershare can give you your account number over the phone. Skipping the need for the first letter.

  • You can expedite the letter for $45 by giving payment details to Computershare over the phone. The letter will arrive within a week.

  • Computershare's non-US GME relations number is + 800-3823-3823. This number works across Europe, Hong Kong, Israel, New Zealand, and Thailand.

  • Otherwise the toll free US number is: 800-522-6645 (if you're outside of the US, you can get a free month with Skype to call this number for free).

  • If you don't hear any relevant options with the automated menu, you can keep pressing 0 to get through to a human.

  • If you are asked to verify your address and live outside of the US, you will have to use an ISO code instead of your country. For example, London in the UK is GB-LDN and Barcelona in Spain is ES-B. You can find your country's ISO codes through this wikipedia page.

When you have the DRS Account Statement:

  • Go to Computershare.com/us.

  • Click on “Login to Investor Center”.

  • Click on “Register Now”.

  • Make sure to select the “Holder Account Number” tab, instead of “Social Security Number”.

  • Select “I am not a U.S. Resident”.

  • Provide the Computershare account number that is on your DRS Account Statement (starts with “C”).

  • Provide your registered Zip/Postal code, and the name of the stock that you hold (GameStop).

  • Computershare will then prompt you to create your username, password and security questions.

  • Once your account is created, Computershare will send you a verification letter in the mail. This will arrive in 1 to 3 weeks.

  • If you'd like it sooner you can call Computershare and pay a $30 fee to get the verification code via email within 48 hours.

  • Computershare's non-US GME relations number is + 800-3823-3823. This number works across Europe, Hong Kong, Israel, New Zealand, and Thailand.

  • Otherwise the US toll free number is: +1 800-522-6645 and the US toll number is: +1 (201) 680 6578 (charges may apply). If you're outside of the US, you can get a free month trial with Skype to call these numbers.

  • If you don't hear any relevant options with the automated menu, you can keep pressing 0 to get through to a human.

  • If you are asked to verify your address and live outside of the US, you will have to use an ISO code instead of your country. For example, London in the UK is GB-LDN and Barcelona in Spain is ES-B. You can find your country's ISO codes through this wikipedia page.

When you receive the verification code letter:

  • Return to Computershare.com/us.

  • Click on “Login to Investor Center”.

  • Login using the username, and password you have created.

  • Then you can enter the verification code.

  • You now have full access to your Computershare account!

  • There is no more need for the verification code.

Tax Form:

At this stage it is important to verify your tax status as a non-US citizen. While logged into your account, go to the My Profile tab, then “Tax Details”. A guide on how to fill in the W-8 BEN form is linked here).


If you have an existing Computershare account:

You will be asked for a DRS Advice Report. This document contains your name, address and account number exactly as it's registered with Computershare. It will allow your broker to transfer to your existing account without any issues. To get a DRS Advice Report:

  • Go to Computershare.com/us.

  • Click on “Login to Investor Center.

  • Login using the username, and password you have created.

  • Click on "Documents" on the top menu.

  • Select GameStop Corp.

  • Make sure it says “DRS Advice” under the “Type” column and click on the “View PDF” button.

  • Right click on the document and click “Save Page As” and make sure it saves as a PDF file.

  • Alternatively you can click on the print icon in the top right of the page, and from the printer drop down menu select “Save to PDF” then click “Save”​​.

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