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Remittance service providers

A remittance service provider is an individual, business or organisation that accepts instructions from customers to transfer money or property to a recipient. Remittance service providers are also known as ‘money transfer businesses’.

If you want to find out if a remittance provider is registered with AUSTRAC, search the Remittance Sector Register.

Guidance resources for remittance providers are also available in Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, Swahili, Urdu and Vietnamese. Download resources for remittance service providers in other languages here.

Video: Guidance for remittance service providers

Remittance providers business toolkit

Download or print these resources to help you understand and comply with AUSTRAC’s guidelines.

Managing your AML/CTF obligations

Customer due diligence


Risk assessments for remittance service providers

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Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
Page ID: 343

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