DRSP authorisation process

Any entity intending to provide a data reporting services (DRS) as a regular occupation or business must be authorised (or, in the case of operators of trading venues, the operator’s compliance with Title V to be verified) by their national competent authority prior to the provision of a DRS.

Send us your:

  • completed application form (Annex I) 
  • notification form for list of members of a management body (Annex II)
  • appropriate fee
  • supporting documentation

We will respond within 6 months of receiving the completed application.

Any entity wishing to provide a non-equity CTP service from 3 September 2019, must apply for authorisation by 3 March 2019.

Applicants will need to submit both of the completed forms, along with any supporting documentation to [email protected].

Alternatively, post to:

Authorisations Support Team, Financial Conduct Authority, 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN

We have also prepared authorisation application notes provide clarification on completing both the application form for a DRSP and the notification form for the list of members of a management body.

Download DRSP authorisation application notes (DOCX)

Page updates

05/11/2020: Information changed Minor update made to conform with house style