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Frequently Asked Questions
The FAQs are divided into five categories. To view the answer to a particular question, first click on the heading above that question (e.g. General Questions), and when a new page opens, click on the specific question.
How long will it take regulators to approve NRD applications?
Who will pay for NRD?
What kind of user support will be available?
To whom can I address my comments about NRD?
What is the New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada?
Is use of NRD mandatory?
Are we required to submit supporting documentation to all the jurisdictions in which an individual is applying for registration?
Do we need to complete Form 33-109F4 for non-registered individuals?
Do I have to keep a paper copy of my registration form?
For those registration processes that remain paper-based (such as firm registrations or submission of supporting documents), will we need to continue to submit information separately to each jurisdiction?
Our accounting department prefers to use the same bank account for NRD fees that is in place for SEDAR. Do we need a dedicated NRD account?
Our firm has concerns about giving a third party the ability to debit our account as they see fit. Are there any other options?
Is the "Submission Fee Summary" screen presented to the individual or the AFR?
Will foreign firms having difficulty setting up bank accounts be exempt from using the EFT function on NRD?
Access to NRD
Who will have access to the information submitted to NRD?
What is an AFR?
As an individual registrant, what do I need to know about NRD?
Can members of the public use NRD to find out information about their dealers?
What happens if the system goes down? How do I register?
What are you doing about security? Will NRD be vulnerable to hackers?
Can I submit a registration application to every jurisdiction at once on NRD?
How will I know that submission has been accepted by the system?
What happens when I've entered information but then I have to log off the system before I've completed the submission?
What kind of reports can a firm get from NRD?
How will the information on individuals currently registered be input into NRD?
When is an individual registrant's NRD number generated? Who receives the individual's user ID and password?
Can an AFR print copies of the Registration Information for an individual?