Current provisions, regulations and guidelines

This page provides a list of regulation on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing.  In Finland, responsibility for the development of AML/CFT legislation lies with the Ministry of Finance.

Directives and EU-level regulations

The Funds Transfer Regulation obliges providers to notify the FIN-FSA of shortcomings identified by them in information accompanying funds transfers. The notifications are to be sent to the FIN-FSA by email at maksuntiedot(at) Use this form in the notification (in Finnish).

Finland has used the possibility provided by the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive to require foreign payment service providers and issuers of electronic money providing services to Finland, to appoint a central contact point (Chapter 3, section 14 of the AML Act).

Laws and regulation

Regulations and guidelines

Regulations and guidelines 2/2023 Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Regulations and guidelines 4/2023 Customer due diligence related to compliance with sanctions regulation and national freezing orders