Sometimes you have to submit a form as well as, or instead of, applying for authorisation using Connect. Find out the circumstances here.
Financial services activities
If a consumer credit firm applies to be authorised for other financial service activities in addition to consumer credit activities, they should also submit this form:
A sole trader is an individual who carries out regulated business in their own name without involving an incorporated firm (such as a private limited company). When applying for consumer credit authorisation, a sole trader also has to complete and submit a sole trader appendix.
Read the consumer credit sole trader appendix guidance notes (PDF)
Validation of existing agreements
If a consumer credit firm entered an agreement before it had the appropriate permissions, it should complete a validation order form to ensure the agreement’s terms are legally enforceable.
Read the consumer credit validation order form guidance notes (DOCX)