List of risky countries

The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) is an intergovernmental institute defining global standards for acting against money laundering and terrorist financing.

The FATF issued on 27 June 2011 revised statements on the level of anti-money laundering and financing measuresterrorism. These statements include a list of countries where anti-money laundering and terrorist financing measures are not being applied at all or are not being applied to a sufficient extent.The list of these countries is essential for risk assessment of individual clients, trades and business relationships. Where the origin or activity of the client (natural or legal persons) is associated with the territory below, it is necessary to pay high or increased attention when assessing the potential risk.

Every LLC company in Czech republic have to have at least one business bank account.

Each bank institute in the Czech Republic has the obligation to verify the client when creating an bank account.The bank may/will refuse to provide services if the applicant is a citizen of a risky country.

List of risky coutries:

  • Iran IRN
  • North Korea
  • Afghanistan AFG
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH
  • Ethiopia  ETH
  • Guyana GUY
  • Iraq IRQ
  • Yemen YEM
  • Laos LAO
  • Serbia SRB
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria SYR
  • Trinidad and Tobago TTO
  • Tunisia TUN
  • Uganda UGA
  • Vanuatu BUT

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