17 CFR 275.203-2 - Withdrawal from investment adviser registration.
(a)Form ADV-W. You must file Form ADV-W ( 17 CFR 279.2) to withdraw from investment adviser registration with the Commission (or to withdraw a pending registration application).
(b)Electronic filing. Once you have filed your Form ADV ( 17 CFR 279.1) (or any amendments to Form ADV) electronically with the Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD), any Form ADV-W you file must be filed with the IARD, unless you have received a hardship exemption under § 275.203-3.
(c)Effective date - upon filing. Each Form ADV-W filed under this section is effective upon acceptance by the IARD, provided however that your investment adviser registration will continue for a period of sixty days after acceptance solely for the purpose of commencing a proceeding under section 203(e) of the Act ( 15 U.S.C. 80b-3(e)).
(d)Filing fees. You do not have to pay a fee to file Form ADV-W through the IARD.