FAQ

In our FAQ, we answer the most common questions we get about LEI code registration, LEI renewal and LEI transfer. If you have questions that regard the LEI registration service that we market on this site, we refer you to LEI Register™. For any other inquiries, you can contact us at help@leicertificate.org. Our prices can be found in a separate price list on the site.

LEI codes, or Legal Entity Identifiers, consists of unique 20-digit codes. All codes are connected to a certain company and help identify legal entities making transactions in the securities market.

All legal entities, which can be companies or organizations, trading in securities needs to have a valid LEI.

The point of the LEI code system is to make the global financial market as transparent as possible. With LEI codes, all transactions can be connected to a certain company or organization.

No. All LEI codes and the connected information is public. Transparency is the whole point of the system, and all information can be found in the GLEIF database.

LEI codes are issued by service providers connected to LOU’s, Local Operation Units. By filling in our application form, you can register for LEI code from Register™ in less than two minutes.

An LEI code is valid for one year. After that, you are required to renew your LEI in order for it to stay active.

Yes, you can control the validity of your LEI code by searching your company name or LEI number in the GLEIF database.

You can renew your LEI through a LEI service provider. Here at LEI Certificate you can renew your LEI code for up to 5 years at a time.

Here at LEI Certificate US, the same price is charged for both registration and renewal. You can renew LEI code with us for as little as $59 a year + VAT.

Our service where you can renew LEI for several years is made to be comfortable for you. We will make sure that your LEI code is automatically renewed annually, so you won’t have to worry about it yourself.

We accept the following payment methods:

  • VISA
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • PayPal

Yes! You can move an existing LEI code to us, for free. Apply for a LEI transfer using our form, and the transfer will be completed within 7 days.