No. : 1815/2001
To : All Moneychangers
operating in the UAE
frame of the effort exerted to combat Money Laundering and Suspicious
Fund transfers, you are kindly requested to immediately record
details of persons or institutions that transfer an amount of
AED (2000) two thousand or equivalent in other currencies or more
on the attached form, as follows:
First : To
ensure the correct identity by checking any of the below mentioned
original documents (not the photocopy):
1. The Passport,
2. UAE ID Card for UAE Nationals or,
3. Labour Card for Non-UAE Nationals, or
4. Driving Licence (UAE)
With the necessity
to carefully check the person's photo in all cases.
Second : Recording
the phone number only (without the Address).
In case reimbursement
was paid by a cheque or a travelers' cheque, please keep a copy
of the cheque only, noting on it the transferor's identity card
number and his telephone number.
And, in case
reimbursement was made by debiting a bank account, please note
this on the approved form (attached).
In the case
of transfers in amounts less than AED (2000), the transferor should
be given a receipt without the said details.
with the said requirements, otherwise you will be subject to severe
Bin Nasser Al-Suwaidi