Status: Please note you should read all Brexit changes to the FCA Handbook and BTS alongside the main FCA transitional directions. Where these directions apply the 'standstill', firms have the choice between complying with the pre-IP completion day rules, or the post-IP completion day rules. To see a full list of Handbook modules affected, please see Annex B to the main FCA transitional directions.

FEES 5.7 Payment


A firm must pay annually to the FCA the general levy on or before the later of 1 April and 30 calendar days after the date when the invoice is issued by the FCA.

FEES 5.7.1AR

3Where the FCA grants a person’s application for annulment of a cancellation or variation of Part 4A permission under Schedule 6A to the Act and on the date the annulment takes effect the time for payment in FEES 5.7.1R has passed, then that time for payment in that rule does not apply, but a person must pay to the FCA the general levy on the date on which the person’s annulment takes effect.

FEES 5.7.2R


FEES 5.7.2AR


FEES 5.7.3R



A firm liable to pay fees under FEES 5.7.1 R must do so using one of the methods set out in FEES 4.2.4 R save that no additional amount or discount is applicable.