The FSPR is a searchable register of people, businesses and organisations that provide financial services in New Zealand.
The main objectives of the register are to:
The FSPR has been established under the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act 2008.
The FSPR is managed by the Companies Office, business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
The Registrar of Companies is responsible for the FSPR.
Information we hold on the FSPR:
The register holds information about different types of financial service providers, including:
Not all people or businesses providing financial services have to register on the FSPR. There are some exemptions such as lawyers, chartered accountants, tax agents and real estate agents who provide financial services as a necessary part of their practice.
The register contains information about each registered FSP, including:
The FSPR also has information about any licenses or authorisations FSPs have under the: