Acquire Europe’s FinTech License

Amsterdam as FinTech Gateway into continental Europe.
PaymentGenes specializes as a one-stop-shop partner applying for Banking, Payments Institution, E-Money Institution Licenses & card scheme membership.

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The Netherlands as Reliable Gateway to Europe

The Dutch central bank is one of the most trustworthy regulators in Europe, making it very popular for FinTech companies entering the EU. Especially with the Brexit, this has only increased, which creates more pressure on the timelines and the amount of applications they can handle at the same time. We help with your market entry, from research and country deep dives towards market engagement with potential partners and clients.

Brexit Fintech EMI E Money License 

The surge in popularity
makes mistakes costly.

Not having the steps done properly “the first time” will result in significant delay which can take a few weeks up to months. This is means a delay in revenue and extra costs. Our Regulation and Licensing services facilitate your company’s enter to the Continental European market with the appropriate license from the Dutch Central Bank and additional services tailored to your specific needs. Our clients’ business considerations are our expert’s challenges. We are committed to turning them into growth opportunities for all stakeholders.

The PaymentGenes Network of Payments & FinTech Professionals With Industry specific expertise

Strategic Empowerment & Support
for Global Growth

Application Support

As PaymentGenes Consultancy we will review your documents, flag the missing elements, advice on how to get your documentation up to par and do the work for you if needed. We will be your liaison officer towards the Dutch regulator.

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Local & Full-Service Support

With PaymentGenes Recruitment and PaymentGenes Interim, we can support you in setting up and staff your Dutch local entity. Plus, our extensive payments industry marketing platform is here to introduce your services in the EU market.

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Operational Support

Also after the licence is granted we are happy to be your local partner with tailored support for your specific business growth needs.

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The Roadmap that lays ahead:


Gap Analysis

As PaymentGenes Consultancy we review your documents and flag the missing elements.



We advice on how to get your documentation up to par and do the work for you if needed.


Filing the Application

We file the application and become your liaison officer towards the Dutch regulator (DNB).


Application Completed

We will support you in ‘putting the dots on the i’ to complete your license application: “Welcome to Amsterdam!”.


Post-application Support

Based on your specific needs we will support your Dutch branch with tailored sourcing (permanent, interim and / or consultancy).

Misjudging complexity increases costs.

Depending on the maturity of your documentation and your capability to fill identified gaps with your team and our support, the expected throughput time of your application process will be ten to twelve months. The actual license application process is expected to take between six to eight months.

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The PaymentGenes Network of Payments & FinTech Professionals With Industry specific expertise


Gaston Aussems
Managing Director - Mollie

"You were there to help us lay the foundation and continued to contribute along the way with advice, reflection and introductions"

Johan Been
COO '16-'17 - Ingenico ePayments

"An excellent job restructuring the team, embedding the vision and strategy in the day-to-day operations and re-building the relationships with the global teams. Jeroen is very strong in building and maintaining (international) relations and aligning teams to reach a common goal. He has a strong focus on vision and strategy and is able to translate this into day-to-day practice. It has been a pleasure to work with him"

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Managing Director - EMS

"Thanks for your great contribution to making next gen PayTech happen within our company!"

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VP Business Development - Konsentus

"I have had the pleasure of being approached by PaymentGenes. The result is, that I am now in a new exciting job. The process was very professional with an extraordinary level of dialogue with the PaymentGenes consultants. The two contacts, I talked to had a strong understanding of the Payment Industry and we actually had several strategy discussions, which I thoroughly enjoyed."

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