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Central Bank announces updates to Retail Intermediary Authorisation Process on 26 May 2020

July 2020

Submission of Retail Intermediary Applications for Authorisation.

An applicant seeking authorisation or registration as a retail intermediary under:

  • The Investment Intermediaries Act 1995 (as amended) (the IIA);
  • The European Union (Insurance Distribution) Regulations 2018 (the IDR);
  • The Consumer Credit Act 1995 (as amended)(the CCA); and/or
  • The European Union (Consumer Mortgage Credit Agreements) Regulations 2016 (the CMCAR) should submit its application for authorisation or registration in electronic format to the Central Bank via our secure file transfer system.  
Access to this system can be requested via email to RIAuthorisations@centralbank.ie.  

The submission of a hard copy version of the application will no longer be required.


By Judy de Castro - Regulatory Consultant