Foreign AIFMs or AIFs from a designated state that wish to offer units or shares in the Netherlands or that wish to manage a Dutch AIF may, under certain circumstances, use the designated states regime of Articles 2:66(1) and 2:73 of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision.
Apply for registration
Applicants that are eligible and wish to use the designated states regime must apply for registration with the AFM using the applicable "designated states notification form". The form must include a supervisory status certificate by the relevant home country supervisory authority from the designated state as well as the prospectus of the collective investment scheme.
Notification form designated state regime Jersey, Guernsey and USA
There are separate forms for applicants from Jersey, Guernsey, and the United States.
Notification form designated state regime Hong Kong
Applicants from Hong Kong are referred to the additional requirements to be complied with as set out in the AFM Streamlining requirements and process for mutual recognition of Recognised Hong Kong Funds.
The charge for an application AIFM or AIF from a designated state is €4.400.