Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is Canada's financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.
Notice to all reporting entities
Many scams and fraudulent activities attempt to imitate government services in order to gain access to your personal and financial information. FINTRAC and FINTRAC personnel have occasionally been misrepresented in scams and fraud attempts.
Services for businesses
All the guidance and resources for businesses (reporting entities) in one place.
Select your business sector from the drop-down menu to find the guidance that applies to you.
The latest on obligations, reporting and examinations.
Examinations, the FINTRAC Assessment Manual, and voluntary self-declaration of non-compliance.
Technical interpretations related to provisions of the PCMLTFA and associated Regulations.
Administrative and criminal penalties for non-compliance with Part 1 and 1.1. of the PCMLTFA.
The Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and associated Regulations.
Request a review of your file by the Director and Chief Executive Officer of FINTRAC.
Directives issued by the Minister of Finance relating to transactions with designated foreign jurisdictions or entities.
Services for law enforcement and national security agencies
How FINTRAC's financial intelligence adds value to criminal investigations by connecting the money to the crime.
How FINTRAC assists law enforcement in investigating or prosecuting non-compliance offences under the PCMLTFA.
How FINTRAC supports money laundering and terrorist financing investigations across Canada and around the world.
Services for individuals
Certain businesses must determine if their clients are politically exposed persons or heads of international organizations.
Provide information about suspicions of money laundering or of terrorist activity financing through our Web form.
News release: FINTRAC publishes its 2021–22 Annual Report, Safe Canadians, Secure Economy
November 28, 2022 – FINTRAC Advisory: Financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
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This report outlines key activities and operations that the Centre carried out last year to help protect Canadians and the integrity of Canada's financial system.
Learn how to use this method to help take the anonymity out of financial transactions, which is one of the most important ways to protect Canada’s financial system from money laundering and terrorist financing activities.
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