All institutions must obtain a FINS number prior to registration in the Lost and Stolen Securities Program. To obtain this number, go to the DTCC website, and fill out the FINS application form. Once this form is complete, you can fax or mail it to the contact information provided on the form.
If you elect to become a Direct Inquirer, fill out part I-A, B & C. Part II, and Part IV. If you elect to become an Indirect Inquirer, fill out Part I-A, B, & C, Part III and Part IV.
Please mail the completed registration package plus a copy of your FINS confirmation email from the Depository Trust Company to: Securities Information Center, P.O. Box 52080, Boston, MA 02205-2080.
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