Deregistration and reregistration
- Deregistering an FSP voluntarily You can voluntarily deregister an FSP if it's no longer providing financial services, or unable to do so.
- Deregistration of an FSP by the Registrar The Registrar may decide to deregister your FSP, or be instructed to do so. In some circumstances you can object to the deregistration.
- Reregistering an FSP Find out if you can apply for reregistration and how to do it.
Other help topics
Getting started on the register
Before you can register as a financial service provider, maintain your details, or use the register, there are a few things you need to know.
Registering a financial service provider (FSP)
To register as a financial service provider you must apply online. The process depends on what kind of provider you are — an individual or an entity.
Dispute resolution schemes (DRSs)
If you provide financial services to retail clients, you must join a DRS within 10 working days of registering and keep your membership details up to date on the Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR).
Providing licensed or certified services
You need to be licensed or certified to provide certain financial services. Find out who to apply to.
Filing an annual confirmation
To remain registered as a financial service provider (FSP) you must confirm your FSP's details and services each year. Find out how to file your confirmation online, or to change the month you do it
Managing your registration as a financial service provider (FSP)
All FSPs must keep their details on the register up to date. We may deregister your FSP if you fail to meet your obligations.
Paying fees and levies
If you're a financial service provider (FSP), you pay fees for some transactions, including registration. You also pay levies to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA). There are several ways to pay.
Managing your online services account
Your FSPR online services account allows you to keep your FSP's contact and payment details up to date. From your account dashboard you can view and manage outstanding applications and tasks.