ASIC RG 2: AFS Licensing Kit: Preparing AFS License App

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This is a guide for applicants applying for an AFS licence or to vary their licence, including foreign financial services providers relying on ASIC Corporations (Foreign Financial Services Providers Foreign AFS Licensees) Instrument 2020/198.
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This guide forms Part 2 of the AFS Licensing Kit and outlines how to:

  • complete the online forms FS01 Application for AFS licence and FS03 Application for variation of authorisation and other conditions; and
  • prepare core proof documents.

An application for an AFS licence or a licence variation comprises the relevant application form and supporting core proof documents, with all of these documents provided to us at the same time.

To apply for an AFS licence, go to and click on ‘Start, resume or check the progress of an application’. To apply for a variation to your AFS licence, go to the AFS licensees portal on our website. Before you
start completing your online application you must read ASIC’s Electronic Lodgement Protocol and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. This protocol covers your responsibilities and ours when you lodge documentswith us electronically.

Note: The online AFS licence application form (Form FS01) is for all AFS licence applicants, including foreign AFS licence applicants. RG 2.3 One of the benefits of applying online is that you can start your application, save it as a draft and resume it as many times as you like before you finaliseand submit it to us. You can also print off a copy of your draft application at any time.

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Jurisdiction Australia
Type Laws or related obligations