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 The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited
 CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc.
 CDS Innovations Inc.
 Proud Silver Sponsor of CIRI
Confirmation of Registered Holdings service
For security issues not covered under a Registrar and Paying Agent (RPA) agreement, CDS Solutions will provide a confirmation of registered holdings upon request for a fee.

CDS Solutions can only provide a confirmation for the part of the issue that is held in CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc.'s nominee name (CDS & CO.). The confirmation authenticates the quantity and/or specific details of the security, as well as any payments received by CDS & CO. as the registered holder.

Issuers that require an audit confirmation must request it from their official agent of record. Issuers without an official agent of record may:

  • Elect to enter into a RPA agreement with CDS Solutions. Issuers with an RPA agreement are entitled to receive audit confirmations as part of the RPA service


  • Request a Confirmation of Registered Holdings from CDS Solutions.

To request a confirmation of registered holdings, issuers or their agents must provide CDS with:

Send both of these documents to CDS by email at

See the CDS Solutions price list for current fees.