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 Mandate

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC, or the Centre) is a Government institution created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective being to assist in the identification of the proceeds of crime and the combating of money laundering.

The Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) 2012 also mandates the Centre with the fight against the financing of terrorism.  The Centre started operations in April 2012.

 

Targeted Financial Sanctions

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) hosts and maintains an updated list of designated persons and entities as identified by the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). To ensure timely circulation of domestic and sanction lists, the Centre has created a mailing list for circulation of designations to relevant persons. To subscribe to the mailing list, send an email containing your Name, the Name of your organization and your official email address to tfs@frc.go.ke.  [Consolidated List ]

 

Extension of Registration Deadline

Following the directive issued on 5th September 2023 requiring SACCOs regulated by SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), Casinos (including internet casinos), Real Estate Agencies, Accounting firms, Forex Bureaus, and Life Insurance Brokers to register with the FRC by 15th September 2023, the FRC has received numerous requests for extension of the deadline to allow for compliance with the directive, especially during the sensitization sessions held with the different sectors. After due consideration, the FRC hereby extends the registration deadline for the categories of reporting institutions to 16th October 2023. TAKE NOTE that there will be no further extension on the registration deadline.

Request for Comments - POCAMLA Draft Regulations

Following the passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorism Financing Laws (Amendment) Act, 2023, which commenced operation on 15th September 2023, the National Treasury and Economic Planning has proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2013. We are now inviting Government Agencies, relevant stakeholders, and members of the general public to submit their comments on the Draft Regulations. The documents can be downloaded from the Link Below;

a.) DRAFT PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS, 2023
b.) Public Notice
c.) Template for comments on POCAMLA, Regulations, 2023

Request for Comments-Real Estate Guidance

As part of its supervision of the real estate sector, the Centre has developed the AML/CFT Guidance for Real Estate Agencies, in 2023. We are now inviting real estate agencies, relevant stakeholders, and members of the general public to submit their comments on the Guidance. The documents can be downloaded from the Link Below;

a.) DRAFT AML CFT GUIDANCE FOR REAL ESTATE AGENCIES

b.) Public Notice

c.) Template for comments on real estate guidelines

 

Request for Comments - The Prevention of Terrorism (Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism) Regulations, 2023

Following the passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorism Financing Laws (Amendment) Act, 2023, which commenced operation on 15th September 2023, the Ministry of Interior and National Administration has proposed amendments to the Prevention of Terrorism (Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Suppression of Terrorism) Regulations, 2022. We are now inviting Government Agencies, relevant stakeholders, and members of the general public to submit their comments on the Draft Regulations. The documents can be downloaded from the Link Below;


a.) DRAFT PREVENTION OF TERRORISM (IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS ON SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM) REGULATIONS, 2023
b.) Public Notice
c.) Template for comments on the Draft POTA Regulations, 2023

Highlights

Mission

“To promote the integrity of Kenya’s financial system by combating money laundering, terrorism financing, and proliferation financing”.

Vision

 

 

Vision

“A Kenya free from illicit financial flows”

Values

Vales

Integrity, Confidentiality, Professionalism, Innovation and Teamwork

International Organizations

Contacts

User: Director General 
 Address: Old Mutual Tower 13th Floor,
      Upper Hill Road,
     
P.o.Box Private Bag - 00200,
     Nairobi Kenya

 

  

Phone: 254  709 858000
Phone: http://www.frc.go.ke
 FRC Kenya @FRC_Kenya