What is Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)
The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) (Kenya’s Financial Intelligence Unit) is established under section 21 of the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2009. The FRC is an independent body whose principal objective is to assist in the identification of the proceeds of crime and combating money laundering. The FRC became operational on April 12, 2012.
AML Advisory Board
The FRC works under the strategic guidance of the Anti-Money Laundering Advisory Board (AML Board) which is established under section 49 of POCAMLA. The mandate of the AML Board is to advise the Director General of the Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) generally on the performance of his functions and the exercise of his powers under the Act.
Reporting Institutions are required under the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act to register with the Financial Reporting Centre among other obligations.
In order to register with the Financial Reporting Centre, proceed as follows:
- Confirm that you are a reporting institution under the Act.
- Click on the link https://goaml.frc.go.ke/
- Click on the link RI Registration Requirements – this provides a guide for each Reporting Institutions requirements during the registration process.
- Download and fill FORM FRC RF 1-1.
- Click on RI Registration Manual – this is a guide on how to register using goAML.
- An email will be sent to the email address you have used to register. It will confirm both the organisation and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) have been registered.
You can also download the registration form and guide using the links below:
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