the name, registered office address, registered number and the names and addresses of the directors and company secretary of the person applying for approval and, where applicable, the corporate group to which the person belongs;
names, addresses, dates of birth and, where applicable, national insurance numbers, of its senior management;
a report by a reporting accountant qualified to act as an auditor confirming that in their opinion the person applying for approval as a primary information provider will be capable of satisfying the continuing obligations set out in DTR 8.4; and
the application fee set out in FEES 3.
The report provided under DTR 8.2.1R (5) should state:
the opinion of the reporting accountant qualified to act as auditor as to the matters set out in DTR 8.4;
the significant areas tested in reaching that opinion; and
a summary of the work undertaken to address these areas and reach that opinion.
When considering an application for approval as a primary information provider the FCA may carry out any enquiries and request any further information which it considers appropriate, including consulting other regulators.