FINTRAC says “out with the old, in with the new”…

Transitional period for the use of old client identification methods has ended


(La version française suit.) 


This email is to inform you that the transitional period to adopt the new methods to verify the identity of individuals ended on January 23, 2018.  


You must now rely on the client identification methods outlined in the Methods to identify individuals and confirm the existence of entities guidance. The previous client identification methods, described in Annex 1, will remain on the website for reference only and will be removed in the coming months.


Please direct any questions to or 1-866-346-8722.



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