Online Services is a secure portal hosted by the FMA for submitting licence applications and, regulatory and scheme information.
Before completing a form, you will need your RealMe account login details. To complete any of the forms, you will be asked for your Financial Service Provider (FSP) number. Make sure that you are registered on the Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR) ahead of applying for a licence.
The following licence application forms are available online:
The forms are easy to navigate. There are guidance notes and help text on how to complete a set of questions as you move through the form. Information linked to your FSP number will be automatically filled in.
If you require a licence application form for any of the following services, please contact our licensing team:
You can also amend an existing FAP licence online to:
Regulatory returns are pivotal in helping us target our risk-based monitoring and are required as per the Financial Markets Conduct Regulations 2014. If a regulatory return is a condition on your licence, we will notify you directly when it is time to complete and submit the return.
The following regulatory return forms will become available on-line to complete within the submission window time frame:
The FMA will advise you when you are required to complete an annual return. Usually these are at the end of March. AML returns are usually required to be completed by the 31 August.
The FMA are migrating all regulatory forms from the current manual format into the Online Services system. In the meantime, you will be notified if the Online Service is not available for the regulatory return you are required to submit and another format will be provided.
The Online Services video tutorial explains how to log in to Online Services and the various options available, including where to find forms in progress, submitted forms and invoices.
The Navigating a licence application video tutorial shows you an overview of the process, from starting the application in FMA's Online Services through to submission to FMA, using a Financial Institution licence as an example.