New financial advice regime from 15 March 2021

New legislation is changing how financial advice will be regulated in New Zealand. At the same time, we’ll be updating the register to support the new regime.

Searching the FSPR

Search for information about registered financial service providers (FSPs), including the services they provide and their location.

Who must register as an FSP

Find out who must, who doesn't have to, who can't and who's exempt from registering on the FSPR.

Annual confirmation

To remain registered as an FSP, every year you must confirm your FSP's details and services. Find out how to file your confirmation online or change the month you do it.

Fees and levies

Find out the fees and levies financial service providers (FSPs) pay for online transactions and to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).

News and notices

We’re making changes to the Financial Services Providers Register

On 15 March 2021, we’ll be updating the FSPR, and you’ll notice some changes to the register.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published:

New GM takes charge of registers

Sanjai Raj has been appointed General Manager of the newly formed Market Integrity branch of MBIE, taking over as Registrar of our business registers from Ross van der Schyff.

Primary Register: Companies Office Published:

Start date for the new financial advice regime confirmed

The Government has confirmed that the new financial advice regulatory regime set out in the Financial Services Legislation Amendment Act 2019 will come into force on 15 March 2021.

Primary Register: Financial Service Providers Register Published: