FINRA Contact System
Annual Verification Due
As a reminder, FINRA Rule 4517 requires firms to complete an annual verification of their FCS contact information within the first 17 business days of each calendar year. Please login to FCS and perform your annual review. This year’s deadline is Thursday January 25, 2018.
If you have questions on how to complete your FINRA Annual FCS verification, please review the FCS guides or call the FINRA Gateway Call Center at (301) 869-6699.
Changes to the Regulatory Inquiries Role
In an effort to help direct regulatory inquiries and information requests to the appropriate individual, firms are now required to associate a contact with the Regulatory Inquiries Role in FCS. This means that a contact name and the corresponding contact information must be provided for the role. Firms that prefer to triage such inquiries or requests may provide an email address for a specific individual or a central inbox.
For more information please send an email to email@example.com or contact the Gateway Call Center at (301) 866-6699.
FCS facilitates member firm reporting of key contacts to FINRA, which is a requirement of FINRA rules and By-Laws. Designated firm contacts are used to facilitate voting in FINRA elections, compliance with various rules and By-Laws, and to improve FINRA's communication with our member firms.
FINRA Rule 4517 requires firms to:
- update all contact information required by FINRA via FCS promptly upon any material change;
- review and verify contact information annually; and
- comply promptly with any request for contact information.
Firms must complete an annual verification of their contact information within 17 business days after the end of each calendar year.
To ensure optimal delivery of FINRA email communications, please add our domain to your safe-sender list within your email application. View instructions on how to add our domain to your email application.
Access the FINRA Contact System (FCS)
If you have any difficulties with your FINRA login, please see your firm's Super Account Administrator (SAA) or Account Administrator (AA) for assistance. If you are the SAA or AA and are having difficulty logging in, please call the FINRA Call Center at (301) 869-6699.
Background information about FCS and related Notices.
Step-by-step instructions on accessing and updating the information in FCS.