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Non-Regulated Services Providers

All entities that are classified as Non-regulated Service Providers (NRSP)All entities that are classified as Non-regulated Service Providers (NRSP)

NRSP include -

  1. Real estate agents
  2. Casinos
  3. Car dealers
  4. Jewelers
  5. Lawyers, notaries, other independent legal professionals, accountants and auditors (including sole practitioners, partners or employed professionals within professional firms), when they prepare for, or carry out, transactions for their client concerning the following activities:
  6. buying and selling of real estate;
  7. managing of client money, securities or other assets;
  • management of bank, savings or securities accounts;
  1. organisation of contributions for the creation, operation or management of companies;
  2. creation, operation or management of legal persons or arrangements, and buying and selling of business entities

All forms and relevant documents should be sent to the FIU by electronic mail (e-mail) at the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, the form and documents can be sent by registered mail to the following address:

P.O. Box 1826

Kingstown

St George VC0100

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Phone: 1 (784) 451-2070

Once registered, registration remains effective and would not need to be renewed. However, where reasonably required for the discharge of its functions as the Supervisory Authority, the FIU may, by written notice, request specific information and documents from a relevant entity in accordance with Schedule 4 paragraph 3 of Proceeds of Crime Act 2013. Additionally, entities must promptly notify the FIU of any changes in its directors or senior officers, beneficial owners or information required for registration or be held liable to an offence.

Registration with the FIU is free of cost, there is no registration fee attached.

The FIU reserves the right to de-register entities who have failed to comply with the requirements pursuant to section 6 of Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Non-Regulated Service Providers) Regulation, 2019.

Yes. Failure to do so is an offence, subject on summary conviction, to a fine of EC $100,000.

Either a more suitable candidate is nominated and application resubmitted to the FIU or the candidate will be conditionally approved with a specific deadline to remedy any shortcomings. 

The FIU is under a duty to take appropriate enforcement action against entities where they fail to comply with their AML/CFT obligations. Enforcement will usually entail but is not limited to warning notices, de-registration, remedial actions, administrative sanctions  pursuant to Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Administrative Penalties) Regulation, 2019 and criminal sanctions where appropriate.

All relevant legislation can be found on the FIU website in the “Resources – Law and Regulations” section or “Downloads Legislation” tab (http://www.svgfiu.com/)

The FIU may be contacted by way of registered mail, telephone call, fax or email:

P.O. Box 1826

Kingstown

St George VC0100

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Phone: 1 (784) 451-2070

Fax: 1 (784) 457-2014

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.