Handbook of rules and guidance

All regulated firms must comply with our rules as set out in the FCA Handbook. 

The Handbook contains the complete record of FCA Legal Instruments made by our Board and presents changes in a single, consolidated view.

All regulated firms must comply with our Handbook rules.

Dual-regulated firms will need to consider both FCA and Prudential Regulation Authority​ (PRA) rules, so should also refer to the PRA Rulebook.

Subscription and reproduction licence

Subscriptions are available per module or for the entire Handbook, as well as for the Listing, Prospectus and Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Subscriptions are annual and include all relevant updates on a monthly basis. You can order a copy of the Handbook from the TSO shop.

To subscribe to the Handbook online, and receive alerts and set favourites, you should create an account.

You can also apply for a licence to reproduce content from the Handbook.

Help using the Handbook

For help using the Handbook you should refer to the user guide and reader’s guide.

You can also watch a video tutorial for an overview of the site’s features.

If you have a question about the regulatory content of the Handbook, contact your supervisor or find other ways to contact us.

If you need technical assistance using the Handbook website, such as changing a password, call 0333 202 1323.

    Page updates

    24/08/2021: Editorial amendment