Companies, such as banks, pension funds, financial service providers, investment firms or payments institutions that want to offer financial services or products in the Netherlands require a license from the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM) or De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB). License applications that are complete and of good quality are more likely to succeed. Applying for a license is a complex process, that requires specialist knowledge and extensive preparation.
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In this roadmap, we share the thirteen most important steps to obtain a license, including useful tips and potential pitfalls. If you fill out this form, the roadmap will be sent to you by email.