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    Registration of Auditors

    Initial Registration Fees

    Audit firms that wish to operate in ADGM must be licensed by ADGM, pay the initial auditor registration fee, and as a minimum register at least one principal subject to the below fees. Please check the eligibility criteria before applying, which can be found in the ADGM Companies Regulations (Auditors) Rules.

    To find out more about the fees to set up in ADGM and become an ADGM licensed person, please click here.

    Auditor Category Registration Fees
    All Audit Firms Per Audit Principal
    $2,000 $500

    Annual Registration Renewal Fees

    Audit registration renewal fees apply annually to all audit firms and audit principals. The audit firm fees payable is dependent upon the number of audit reports issued in the twelve-month period of the previous calendar year.

    Auditor Category (All Registered Auditors) Annual Renewal Fees
    Per Audit Principal $500
    Audit reports issued (0-10) $2,000
    Audit reports issued (11-20) $5,000
    Audit reports issued (21-30) $10,000
    Audit reports issued (31+) $20,000
    AND (if applicable)
    Per audit report issued of a Public Company Limited by Shares $10,000

    Additional Permits

    Additional Permits are required to audit public interest entities and Financial Institutions (FI), for which an additional registration and annual renewal fee shall apply

    Permit Category Registration Fees Annual Renewal Fees Business Rules
    Additional Public Audit Permit $5,000 $5,000 Must be or has applied to be a Registered Auditor
    Additional FI Permit $5,000 $5,000 Must be or has applied to be a Registered Auditor

    Further information

    Please send any questions you may have by email to monitoring@adgm.com and a member of the team will get back to you.