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HMRC internal manual

Money Laundering Regulations: Registration

Annual Fee: Registration Team Action: General

DTR automatically sends out a notice (Form MLR113) to advise the business / applicant that the annual fee is due. The fee is payable annually from the date of registration. The notice is sent out six weeks before the next registration year ends.

Action on receipt of Form MLR113

Action Details
Check completed form Confirm that the business wishes to continue their registration
Check the correct fee is enclosed    
  Full information and fee provided Input details to DTR

Bank fee

Issue certificate    
  Full information not provided Issue letter requesting missing information within 21 days
  Fee(s) not provided Issue letter requesting fee(s) within 21 days

Reminder notice (Form MLR113) not returned

You should always contact the business by telephone to confirm that the reminder notice has been received, the address is still current, and they are still trading.

If the address is still current and they are carrying out MLR activity, issue a reminder and B/F for 2 weeks.

If there is no response within two weeks, then cancel the registration and issue a letter to the customer advising that the registration is being cancelled and giving them a right to appeal the decision.