Money service business guidance for money laundering supervision

How to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing if you’re a money service or bill payment related business.


Euro banknotes misappropriated from Central Bank of Libya

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This guidance helps money service businesses meet their requirements for money laundering supervision, including customer due diligence, record keeping and reporting suspicious activity.

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Published 13 August 2014
Last updated 12 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. A link to find out more information about the economic and social benefits of money service businesses has been added.

  2. A link to 'Money laundering: understanding risks and taking action for money service businesses' has been added.

  3. This guidance has been updated to reflect changes effective from 2 June 2020.

  4. This guidance has been updated with information regarding Euro banknotes misappropriated from Central Bank of Libya.

  5. This guidance was finalised on 7 March 2018 and has been approved by HM Treasury.

  6. This guidance has been updated to reflect legislation changes effective from 26 June 2017.

  7. First published.