Frequently asked questions

General

This section provides information on money laundering and on the scale of the problem worldwide and in Canada.

FINTRAC

This section provides information on FINTRAC and its mandate. The section also provides warnings about fraudulent organizations using names similar to FINTRAC.

Privacy and Protection of Information

This section provides information on how FINTRAC protects the personal information of private citizens.

Reporting to FINTRAC and Other Obligations

This section provides information on submitting reports to FINTRAC, client identification, risk assessment, politically exposed foreign persons and the intended use of accounts.

F2R

This section provides information on F2R.

British Columbia Notaries

This section provides information that is relevant to this sector.

Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones

This section provides information that is relevant to this sector.

Real Estate Brokers and Sales Representatives

This section provides information that is relevant to this sector.

Real Estate Developers

This section provides information that is relevant to this sector.

Administrative Monetary Penalties

This section provides information on administrative monetary penalties.

Reviews and Appeals

This section provides information on reviews and appeals of decisions made by FINTRAC concerning administrative monetary penalties or the registration of money services businesses.

Batch Questions

General - Batch Pilot

General - Batch

General - Data Quality Issues

General - Format

General - Reporting Entity Identifier Number

General - Code Pages

STR, LCTR and EFTO/EFTI Reports

SWIFT EFT Reports

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