DSI Certification

What are the benefits of DSI certification?

Registration as a (Candidate) Certified Professional in one of the DSI registers offers professionals in the investment sector a stamp of quality in the areas of integrity and professional expertise. It shows their clients, prospects and peers that they place a high value on these issues.

10 benefits of DSI certification

  • A national norm | DSI certification has been the norm for professionals to show their level of knowledge and experience in the Dutch investment sector since 1999.
  • Proof of expertise | DSI registration allows professionals to show clients, prospects and peers that they place a high value on integrity and expertise.
  • DSI Code of Conduct | Professionals can offer clients the assurance that they comply with the DSI Code of Conduct and DSI Ethics Enforcement.
  • Work experience | All DSI Certified Professionals must prove that they meet the current requirements for a specific professional field, and have at least 1 year of relevant work experience in the last 5 years.
  • DSI Public Register | All (Candidate) Certified Professionals are listed in the DSI Public Register, which is open to consumers, employers and clients.
  • Integrity | DSI Certified Professionals have been trained to recognise and deal with integrity-related dilemmas.
  • Continuing Professional Education | DSI Certified Professionals are required to keep their knowledge up to date by participating in the Continuing Professional Education
  • ESMA-certified | Inclusion in certain DSI registers means that the DSI Certified Professional also meets the required European ESMA Guidelines.
  • AFM covenant | DSI certification is a condition of the covenant with the Financial Markets Authority (AFM).
  • Sector-wide acceptance | DSI certification is widely recognised by hundreds of financial institutions affiliated with DSI, which require all of their investment and compliance professionals to be certified by DSI.