Banking Applications

All banking applications are processed by the Banking and Insurance Division.


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Prior to submitting an application for a Deposit Taking Licence applicants are advised to contact the Banking and Insurance Division to discuss the application. The Banking and Insurance Division can be contacted at [email protected] or on 01481 712706.

Change of Controller

Due to specific banking requirements applicants proposing to become a controller of an entity licensed under The Banking Supervision (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2020 should contact the Commission directly to discuss the information we need.

Is there an application fee?

Under the Banking Law and our fee regulations a fee is required for a Change of Controller. Please submit a complete application to Authorisations who will then advise you of the relevant fee to be paid. Should you wish to understand what fee would be payable, before making a submission, please provide a pre and post-acquisition structure chart, with any relevant information, to Authorisations who will then advise on any potential fee.