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ELM 8.5 Application for a small e-money issuer certificate

ELM 8.5.1D
  1. (1)

    An applicant for a small e-money issuer certificate, except in so far as the FSA may direct in an individual case, must apply in writing in the manner directed, and with the information required, on the form provided by the FSA.

  2. (2)

    The application for a small e-money issuer certificate must be:

    1. (a)

      given to a member of, or addressed for the attention of, the Authorisation Enquiries department of the FSA; and

    2. (b)

      delivered to the FSA by one of the methods in (3).

  3. (3)

    The application may be delivered by:

    1. (a)

      post to the address in (4); or

    2. (b)

      leaving the application at the address in (4) and obtaining a date-stamped receipt; or

    3. (c)

      hand delivery to a member of the Authorisation Enquiries department.

  4. (4)

    The address for applications is: The Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.

  5. (5)

    Until the application has been determined, an applicant which submits an application for a small e-money issuer certificate must inform the FSA of any significant change to the information given in the application immediately it becomes aware of the change.

ELM 8.5.2G

There is no application fee, or subsequent fee, for a small e-money issuer certificate.

ELM 8.5.3G

The application form is available on www.fsa.gov.uk or from the Authorisation Enquiries department of the FSA. To contact the department:

  1. (1)

    telephone on 020 7066 1000; or

  2. (2)

    write to the Authorisation Enquiries department at the address in ELM 8.5.1 D (4); or

  3. (3)

    email to AuthorisationEnquiries@fsa.gov.uk.

ELM 8.5.4G

If the application is granted, the applicant will be given a certificate in the form of the one shown in ELM 8 Annex 1 GG.