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For all reporting entities wishing to submit an STR to the UAE FIU,

CBUAE Services Portal (CBSP) – to be used by CBUAE licensed financial institutions via direct MPLS connection. This includes Banks, Money Exchange Companies and Finance Companies. Click here to access systems, Financial Intelligence Unit, goAML.

CBUAE Eservices Portal: For all other Financial Institutions licensed by the Financial Free Zone regulators and DNFBPS whether onshore or offshore - for example, Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones, Lawyers, Real Estate Agents, Company Service Providers, Auditors and Accountants - connection is over the internet. Click on and access Systems, Production/goAML web.

Links to important stakeholders website:

The National Committee for Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism and Illegal Organisations was formed in 1998 as per the directive of His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The UAE FIU is a member.

The Financial Action Task Force, also known by its French name, Groupe d'action financière, is an intergovernmental organisation founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to develop policies to combat money laundering. In 2001, its mandate was expanded to include terrorism financing. The UAE is one of the members of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC). The GCC is a member of the FATF. In April 2012, it added efforts to counter the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

The Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF) is a FATF-style regional body (FSRB) for countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Through the organization, members work to adopt and implement the FATF recommendations as well as anti-terrorism treaties and UN Security Council resolutions. The UAE is a member of MENAFATF.

The Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units is an international organization that facilitates cooperation and intelligence sharing between national financial intelligence units to investigate and prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. The UAE FIU is a member of Egmont Group. UAE FIU joined the Egmont Group in 2002.