Existing firm applications
Updated 19 September 2019
Notify us of the financial services your firm provides
You need to tell us about the financial services your firm provides. Your firm's details will be added to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Exempt Professional Firms Register.
Check whether your firm can rely on the SRA's regulations.
Information you need
You must confirm the financial activities your firm undertakes.
If you carry on insurance distribution activities you need to tell us who your insurance distribution officer is.
Help with your notification
Contact us if you have any queries before you submit your notification.
How to tell us
You need to complete the Financial Services Notification Form (FA8).
Financial services notification form (FA8) (Editable PDF 6 pages, 1.4MB)
The notification form is an editable PDF document. You need the latest version of the PDF viewer to download this document. You need to fill it in electronically. You should save the form before you start completing it.
For help downloading or using the form, see "How to use the form" in our Firm authorisation guidance.
Send your notification to the email address on the form.
There is no fee for this notification.
What you can expect from us
We will acknowledge your notification within one working day. We will let you know if your notification is incomplete or ineligible.
We aim to process notifications within 30 days.