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HMRC internal manual

Money Laundering Regulations: Registration

Changes in Legislation: Legislative background to this guidance

The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 came into force on 26 June 2017. These apply to:

  • Money Service Businesses (MSBs)
  • High Value Dealers (HVDs)
  • Trust or Company Service Providers (TCSPS)
  • Accountancy Service Providers (ASPs)
  • Estate Agency Businesses (EABs)
  • Bill Payment Service Providers (BPSPs)
  • Telecommunication, Digital and IT Payment Service Providers (TDITPSPs)

The supervisory and registration interpretation and requirements are set out in Part 6 of the regulations.

This guidance only applies to business activities that are supervised by HMRC for the purposes of the Regulations.