How to file an annual confirmation

Complete your annual confirmation online

You’re required to file an annual confirmation for your FSP in the month you selected when you registered. We'll send you an email reminder when it’s due. It costs $75 (plus GST) to file a confirmation, and you must also pay levies for the financial services you provide.

1. Make sure you’re set up online

To file an annual confirmation, you’ll first need to have:

  • a RealMe® login
  • an online services account with the FSPR
  • authority to update the details on the register for the FSP.

2. Check your details are up to date

Before you file your annual confirmation, details held on the register for your FSP must be up to date. You’ll need to log in to your online services account to review your registration details, and make any necessary changes.

If an entity’s details need updating, this must be done on its home register – for example, the Companies Register if it’s a company. You’ll then need to return to the FSPR and refresh the details. For how to do this, click on the link below. 

3. File your annual confirmation

To file your annual confirmation, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your online services account and you’ll be taken to your online dashboard.
  2. On the ‘FSP Registrations’ tab, select the financial service provider (FSP) for which you’re filing, to view the FSP details.
  3. Click ‘File annual confirmation’.
  4. Complete the following steps:
    • Confirmation — confirm that all details held on the register for the FSP are correct, and answer the threshold question.
      Please note: There is no opportunity to review or update the FSP’s details when filing the annual confirmation. Any updates need to be made before starting this process. 
    • Financial Markets Authority (FMA) levies — the levies you’ll be required to pay will depend on the financial services you’re licensed to provide. Select the categories for the classes that apply, and confirm that the selections are true, correct and complete.
    • Declaration — read and confirm the declaration.
    • Review — look over the details you’ll be submitting for your annual confirmation and edit the responses if needed.
  5. Click on ‘Submit’.
  6. Pay the annual confirmation fee of $75 (plus GST) along with the levies that apply to your FSP.

File an annual confirmation

What happens next

You’ll receive an email confirming that your annual confirmation has been filed, and we’ll also send you a tax invoice.

The annual confirmation will be added to the ‘Filings’ tab on the public register. 

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