Financial sanctions, Yemen

Yemen is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document contains a current list of designated persons.


Latest HM Treasury Notice, 26/02/2021, Yemen

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The Yemen (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 ensure sanctions for Yemen are implemented effectively after the UK leaves the EU.


The Yemen (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 put in place sanctions measures to ensure the UK continues to meet its obligations under the United Nations sanctions regime relating to Yemen, and to promote:

  • the peace, stability and security of Yemen
  • the political transition and peaceful resolution of armed conflicts in Yemen
  • respect for humanitarian assistance activities in Yemen
  • compliance with the rules of international humanitarian law applicable to the armed conflicts in Yemen
  • respect for human rights in Yemen

UK regulations

EU regulations (applicable prior to 11:00pm, 31 December 2020)

Council Regulation (EU) No 1352/2014

Find out more about UK sanctions on Yemen

Published 22 December 2014
Last updated 26 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated with ‘Latest HM Treasury Notice, 26/02/2021, Yemen’

  2. Updated with latest HM Treasury Notice, 01/02/2021, Yemen

  3. Updated to reflect regime coming into force under the Sanctions Act

  4. Updated with ‘Latest HM Treasury notice, 28/07/2020, Yemen (Correction)’

  5. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 08/05/2018, Yemen (Reg 2018/689)

  6. Update link to regulation as part of routine site maintenance.

  7. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 04/04/2017, Yemen (Reg 2017/628)

  8. Updated list due to new notice, 04/10/2016 Yemen (Reg 2016/1737)

  9. Updated to include latest sanctions list

  10. New notice and updated list.

  11. First published.