Credit Unions and Societies

Societies registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (NI) 1969 and the Credit Unions (NI) Order 1985

Registry of Credit Unions and Industrial and Provident Societies

The Registry is responsible for the registration of Credit Unions and Industrial and Provident Societies and for maintaining the public record including an online search facility.

The regulation of credit unions is the responsibility of the Prudential Regulatory Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority since 31 March 2012.

Forms and guidance

 
Forms Fees
IPA - Application for registration of a society (if application for registration of a society is based on previously approved 'model rules' the fee is £200 £535
IPE - Application to register a complete amendment of rules (if application to register a complete amendment of rules is based on previously approved 'model rules' the fee is £140 £370
IPF - Application to register a partial amendment of rules £170
IPG - Statutory declaration in respect of an amendment of rules Nil
IPC - Application for approval of a change of name £170
IPI - Notice of change in situation of a registered office £33
IPAJ - Application to record a charge (mortgage) on assets £23
Annual return form (AR30) Nil

Please note that an original signature is required on documentation prior to be ing forwarded to the registry and cheques for fees should be made payable to Department for the Economy (DfE).

Guidance

Publications

Contact us

For further information or enquiries, contact the Registry of Credit Unions and Industrial & Provident Societies:

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Related to Credit Unions and Societies

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for the Economy including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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