Find out how to apply to us if your firm wants to provide payment services, issue electronic money or become a registered account information service provider.
On this page
This page will help you determine whether you need to apply to be authorised by us or registered with us. In either case, follow our guidance on what to read first and how to prepare your application.
Please also read the other page in this section that's relevant to your type of firm:
What to read first
Whether you're applying to be a PI, an EMI or a RAISP, we expect you to read everything listed below.
You have to pay a fee to submit your application. The fee is non-refundable.
The amount you'll pay will depend on what type of firm you are and what pricing category you fall into.
Find out more about our authorisation and registration fees, including how to pay.
Prepare your application
Your application must include:
Final check and submit
Before you submit everything on Connect, give it one more check to be sure you've included everything.
Our how to apply page has 3 top tips to ensure your application goes smoothly, and explains what happens after you've submitted it.
If you need more help
Please contact us on 0300 500 0597. We're open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 5pm, and Thursday 9.45am to 5pm.
29/07/2020: Information added information on what to read before applying