Companies wishing to enter the financial market usually require permission to do so from DNB, for example in the form of a licence. Trust offices are not permitted to start providing trust services until they have been granted a licence. They can apply for a licence from DNB. We will then verify whether all applicable requirements have been complied with and whether the requested licence can be issued.
In this part of Open Book on Supervision you will find a summary of relevant information on market access for trust offices. You will also find explanatory notes on the terms and statutory provisions that are relevant to market access and the licensing of parties operating as a trust office.