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Application for registration For AIFM / Collective investment schemes

Following the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, a manager requires a registration in certain situations in order to manage an AIFM and/or to offer units or shares in the Netherlands to investors.

Application AIFM or AIF from designated state

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.

Cost

The charge for an application AIFM or AIF from a designated state is €4.400.

Notification form EU managers pursuant to article 36 AIFMD

This notification is required for European (non-Dutch) authorized managers (“AIFMs”) who wish to offer units or shares of a non-European AIF in the Netherlands to qualified investors.

Send the notification form 

Use the notification form to notify the AFM. Send the form to non.eu.notifications.aifmd@afm.nl

About the notification

AIFMs notifying their exemption based on article 1:13b section 3 Wft shall provide all the information requested in the notification form. The notification is for informational purposes only. The AIFM itself is responsible for ensuring that the requirements for using the exemption of article 1:13b section 3 Wft are met.

Notification form for non-EU managers pursuant to 1:13b Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (art. 42)

This notification is required for managers of an alternative investment fund (“AIFMs”) with their seat in a designated state as meant in article 2:66, section 1 Wft or with their seat in a non-designated state who offer or want to offer units in an alternative investment fund (“AIF”) to qualified investors, as defined in article 1:1 Wft, in the Netherlands or who manage or want to manage a Dutch AIF pursuant to article 1:13b section 1 and 2 Wft.

Send the notification form

Use the notification form to notify if you wish to offer units in an alternative investment fund (“AIF”) to qualified investors. Send the form by email to non.eu.notifications.aifmd@afm.nl.

About the notification

AIFMs notifying their exemption based on article 1:13b section 1 and 2 Wft shall provide all the information requested in the notification form. The notification is for informational purposes only. The AIFM itself is responsible for ensuring that the requirements for using the exemption of article 1:13b section 1 and 2 Wft are met.

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