Requesting a certification

What to know about requesting a DSI certification

Would you like to become DSI-certified? This page offers a summary of the request process and everything you need to complete it. You can also use the DSI Certification Tool to learn which certification applies to your situation. If you have any questions, our team of consultants would be happy to assist you. 

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Application process DSI Certification

Applying for or changing a certification takes place in several steps. We have explained this process for you in the overview below.



Employment screening by Validata

If a professional would like to become DSI-certified or wants to change his or her current certification, an employment screening is a mandatory part of the certification procedure. This applies both when applying for a new certification, when changing your current certification and / or when converting a passive registration. This screening is performed by the Validata. We explain how this screening process works on this page.

Certifying as a freelancer

Are you a freelancer and looking to get certified by DSI? On this page, you’ll find a comprehensive explanation of the application process at DSI for freelancers. The application process varies depending on whether you, as a freelancer, have your own AFM license or not. Choose the process that applies to you and check out the details.

Start the application process

When applying for a DSI certification in one of the registers, you must start a certification application in MijnDSI. This is an online portal where you as a professional can request, view and change your certification. You can use the certification guide to determine in advance which DSI register is best suited to your field.

When applying for certification, a professional will need the following documents:

  • E-mail address contact current / future employer
  • Optional: screening document previous screening by DSI and/or Validata, DNB or AFM
  • Optional: certification exam results

Would you like to know more about DSI Certification?

If you have any questions about DSI Certification, please visit the FAQ page with answers to the most frequently asked questions. We have created this DSI Certification FAQ page to offer you as a professional or employer practical tips on how to find your way in the DSI Certification process. The site also explains how to use the MijnDSI environment.

If you cannot find your question in the FAQ page, or you need personal advice about requesting a specific certification, please feel free to contact us by mail at: or call us at +31 (0) 20 620 1274. We would be happy to help you!