Use Connect to make applications and notifications to us. 

End of the transition period

The UK has left the EU and the transition period has ended. Where any of our forms still contain EU references, please see our guide on completing our forms after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.


Connect is our online system that you can use to submit applications and notifications for:

  • approved persons
  • appointed representatives
  • AIFMD applications
  • annual client asset report (as per SUP 3)
  • benchmark administrators 
  • cancellations of firm authorisation or registration
  • change in control notifications (if your firm is only regulated by the FCA)
  • claims management 
  • consumer buy-to-let registration
  • electronic money institutions: authorise, register or cancel
  • firm details and attestation
  • MiFID II notifications
  • Money Laundering Regulation New Registrations 
  • NPPR Notifications (excluding EEA AIFMs marketing funds under Regulation 57)
  • NPPR Material Change Notifications (excluding EEA AIFMs marketing funds under Regulation 57)
  • part 4A permission (dual regulated firms still have to use the paper forms)
  • passporting
  • payment institutions: authorise, register or cancel
  • PSD agents: add, amend or remove
  • PSD2 Notifications
  • sensitive business names
  • suspicious transaction and order reports (STORs)
  • variation of permission
  • waivers and crr permissions


Log in to Connect  How to register

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An introduction to Connect user management

This takes you through the steps to get yourself and your organisation set up and shows you how to navigate the system.

Read more in our Connect user management guide (PDF)

View more videos and guides on our Connect help page.