Click on one of the links below to download annual reports:
|Annual Report Information|
|Annual Report of 2008||DOWNLOAD|
|Annual Report of 2009||DOWNLOAD|
|Annual Report 2010-2012||DOWNLOAD|
Vanuatu National Risk Assessment
The Vanuatu National Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risk Assessment (ML/FT NRA) has been prepared by the Vanuatu government authorities and is a significant outcome in Vanuatu’s anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CTF) program.
|Vanuatu National Risk Assessment|
|Vanuatu NRA 2015||DOWNLOAD|
|Vanuatu NRA 2017||DOWNLOAD|
GUIDELINES FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
These guidelines were issued by the FIU to outline the requirements of the FTRA Act [Cap.268] to provide practical interpretation of the FTRA, to give examples of good practise and to assist management in developing policies and procedures appropriate to their businesses.
The FIU has released the 2015 Guidelines for Financial Institutions. The updated Guidelines capture the new AML&CTF Act and its Regulations includes practical compliance best practices.
|Guidelines for Financial Institutions of 2015||DOWNLOAD|
Persons undertaking any of the businesses stated in section 2 of the AML&CTF Act are required to register with the FIU as a first step of compliance. You can download the registration form from the link below:
|Registration Form for Reporting Entity||DOWNLOAD|
FIU Press Release
You can download press releases from the links below:
|Press Release No 1 of 2016||DOWNLOAD|
|Press Release No 2 of 2016||DOWNLOAD|
|Press Release No 3 of 2016||DOWNLOAD|
|Press Release No 4 of 2016||DOWNLOAD|
|Press Release No 5 of 2016||DOWNLOAD|
United Nations Financial Sanctions Act
Vanuatu has enacted a new United Nations Financial Sanctions Act in June 2017 that aims to prevent terrorism and impose prohibitions arising from UN Security Council Resolutions and domestic resolutions. The Act outlines a designation process for which prohibitions are placed on persons designated by either the UN Security Council Resolutions or by the Prime Minister of Vanuatu.
Vanuatu FIU is the sanctions secretariat as provided for by the said Act and supports the functions of the newly appointed National Security Advisory Committee that advices the Prime Minister on designation purposes.
|United Nations Financial Sanctions Act No. 6 of 2017||DOWNLOAD|
United Nations Terrorist Listing
Reporting entities and persons holding properties for or on behalf of any other persons are required to know and understand their customers or properties held in their custody. Should they become aware that their customer is a known or prescribed terrorist or that they hold properties that are terrorist properties, reporting entities and such persons must report the matter to the FIU immediately and not to proceed any further with the transaction.
Reporting entities and members of the public may obtain the list of United Nations Terrorist Listing via this link:
|United Nations Sanctions List||GO TO WEBSITE|
You can download reporting forms from the links below:
|Suspicious Transaction Report||170 KBs|
|International Funds Transfer Report||115 KBs|
|Cash Transaction Report||121 KBs|
|Border Currency Report||115 KBs|
|Suspicious Activity Report||112 KBs|
|Cash Courier Currency Report||188 KBs|
These brochures describe how your business can help to reduce financial crime and money laundering in Vanuatu.
|Financial Institutions Obligation Brochure||DOWNLOAD|