Financial sanctions, Central African Republic

The Central African Republic is currently subject to financial sanctions. This document provides a current list of designated persons.



On 5 December 2013 the United Nations Security Council, concerned at the continuing deterioration of the security situation in the Central African Republic, imposed an arms embargo on the Central African Republic. This was followed on 28 January 2014 by a travel ban and asset freeze in connection with individuals who act to undermine the peace stability and security of CAR or who violate the arms embargo.

EU Regulations

Council Regulation (EU) No. 224/2014 implemented the measures in UNSCR 2127 (2013) and 2134 (2014) including the freezing of funds and economic resources of persons designated by the UN Sanctions Committee or the Security Council

You can view Council Regulation (EU) No. 224/2014 on restrictive measures in the Central African Republic online.

You can find the most recent amendments to the Regulation by searching on EUR-Lex – an online database that provides free access to EU law, international agreements and other public documents. Just:

  • enter the Regulation number into the search bar
  • open the relevant page and
  • click ‘document information’

UK Regulations

Published 12 March 2014
Last updated 9 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 09/05/2018, Central African Republic, (Reg 2018/698)
  2. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 06/03/2018, Central African Republic, (Reg 2018/325)
  3. Updated links to EU regulations as part of routine site maintenance.
  4. Updated with Latest HM Treasury notice, 21/06/2017, Central African Republic (Reg 2017/1090)
  5. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice 01/06/2017 Central African Republic (Reg 2017/906)
  6. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 25/05/2017 Central African Republic (Reg 2017/890)
  7. Updated with Latest HM Treasury notice, 18/05/2017 Central African Republic
  8. Updated HM Treasury notice, 02/09/16 Central African Republic (Reg No 2016/1442)
  9. Link added to new EU regulation (2016/555)
  10. new notice added
  11. reg 2015/2454 added
  12. The consolidated list has been updated due to semicolon errors found in the last update (03/09/2015).
  13. 4 additions to the consolidated list: 3 Individuals, 1 Entity.
  14. New link to EU regulations added
  15. New notice added
  16. Updated with latest notice Central African Republic (Reg 1276/2014)
  17. added notice (Reg 691/2014)
  18. First published.