Fees - Financial Conduct Authority


Last Modified: 31/07/2013
We are entirely funded through the fees paid by the organisations we regulate. Your fees are designed to ensure your firm makes a fair contribution towards our costs and are based on the permissions we have authorised your organisation to undertake. In these pages, we set out what you need to know about how we calculate and levy fees, and how you should pay them.

We levy two types of fee:

We also charge fees when your firm seeks to change its authorised permissions (Variations of Permission). These are normally charged at half the appropriate application fee.

As well as the FCA, we collect fees and levies for:

How we raise our fees

For more information on our fees, you should:

  • Read our latest guide, How we raise our fees, which provides a broad explanation of our fees and levy arrangements.
  • See the FAQs on how we raise our fees, which also directs you to more detail in the guide.

Key dates

Key dates are set out in our annual fees cycle.


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