OUR VISION

Combating money laundering and financing of terrorism in Oman.

OUR MISSION

Forming a national center for receiving, analyzing and disseminating Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) to the competent authorities.

Establishment of FIU – Oman

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU – Oman) has been established pursuant to the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Law issued pursuant to Royal Decree No. 79/2010 on 28/06/2010.

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Reporting Entities

Financial Institutions

  • »   Banks
  • »   Exchange Companies
  • »   Financing Companies
  • »   Investment & Credit Companies & Funds
  • »   Insurance Companies
  • »   Securities Companies

Non Financial Businesses & Professions

  • »   Real Estate Agents
  • »   Lawyers
  • »   Accountants
  • »   Providers of Credit Funds
  • »   Gold & Precious Metals Dealers
  • »   Precious Stones Dealers
  • »   Notaries

Nonprofit Societies & Authorities

  • Any organized group consisted of a number of persons who collect or spend money for one of the following purposes:
    • »   Charitable
    • »   Religious
    • »   Cultural
    • »   Social
    • »   Educational
    • »   Any purposes other than obtaining profit

Other

  • Other institutions and professions designated by a decision issued by the competent minister according to the recommendation of the committee



AML & CFT

Money laundering and financing of terrorism constitute an international complicated problem. That is why every country, advanced, developed or underdeveloped, gives great care to this matter. Moreover, the ways of money laundering and financing of terrorism are getting more complicated day by day. This makes the detecting of such criminal activities, also getting difficult day by day. Nowadays, the problem has become a real threat to the interests and security of nations and a real challenge to the world's economy and financial system.