Guideline 8A: Submitting Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC Electronically

June 2011

This replaces the previous version of Guideline 8A: Submitting Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC Electronically issued in August 2009. The changes made are indicated by a side bar to the right of the modified text in the PDF version.

Table of Contents

  1. General
  2. Who Has to Send an Electronic Funds Transfer Report to FINTRAC?
  3. Electronic Funds Transfer Reporting Requirements
  4. Electronic Reporting
  5. Instructions for Completing a Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Report
  6. Comments?
  7. How to Contact FINTRAC
  • Field-by-Field Instructions for a Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports
  • Field-by-Field Instructions for an Outgoing International Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Report (EFTO)
  • Field-by-Field Instructions for an Incoming International Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Report (EFTI)
  • Navigation Through Non-SWIFT EFT Report Screens
  • Scenarios for EFT Reports Involving Another Reporting Entity
  • Scenarios for Outgoing EFT Reports Involving Another Reporting Entity
  • Scenarios for Incoming EFT Reports Involving Another Reporting Entity
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Guideline 8A: Submitting Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC Electronically (PDF version, 308 KB)

1. General

The objective of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act) is to help detect and deter money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities. It is also to facilitate investigations and prosecutions of money laundering and terrorist activity financing offences. This includes reporting, record keeping, client identification and compliance regime requirements for individuals and entities described in section 2.

If you are such an individual or entity, this guideline has been prepared to help you submit electronic funds transfer (EFT) reports electronically. It explains reporting timelines, how reports have to be sent to the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC), and what information has to be included in these reports.

This guideline uses plain language to explain the most common reporting situations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act as well as the related regulations. It is provided as general information only. It is not legal advice, and is not intended to replace the Act and Regulations. For more information about money laundering, terrorist financing or other requirements under the Act and Regulations, see the guidelines in this series: 

  • Guideline 1: Backgrounder explains money laundering, terrorist financing and their international nature. It also provides an outline of the legislative requirements as well as an overview of FINTRAC's mandate and responsibilities.
  • Guideline 2: Suspicious Transactions explains how to report a suspicious transaction. It also provides guidance on how to identify a suspicious transaction, including general and industry-specific indicators that may help when conducting or evaluating transactions.
  • Guideline 3: Submitting Suspicious Transaction Reports to FINTRAC explains when and how to submit suspicious transaction reports. There are two different versions of Guideline 3, by reporting method.
  • Guideline 4: Implementation of a Compliance Regime explains the requirement for reporting entities to implement a regime to ensure compliance with their obligations under the Act and associated regulations.
  • Guideline 5: Submitting Terrorist Property Reports to FINTRAC explains to reporting entities when and how to submit a terrorist property report.
  • Guideline 6: Record Keeping and Client Identification explains the requirement for reporting entities to identify their clients and keep records. There are several different versions of Guideline 6, with each one applicable to a particular sector.
  • Guideline 7: Submitting Large Cash Transaction Reports to FINTRAC explains when and how to submit large cash transaction reports. There are two different versions of Guideline 7, by reporting method.
  • Guideline 8: Submitting Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC explains when and how to submit electronic funds transfer reports. There are three different versions of Guideline 8, by type of electronic funds transfer and reporting method.
  • Guideline 9: Submitting Alternative to Large Cash Transaction Reports to FINTRAC explains when and how financial entities can choose the alternative to large cash transaction reports. This is only applicable to financial entities.
  • Guideline 10: Submitting Casino Disbursement Reports to FINTRAC explains when and how to submit casino disbursement reports. There are two different versions of Guideline 10, by reporting method.

If you need more help after you read this or other guidelines, call FINTRAC's national toll-free enquiries line at 1-866-346-8722.

Throughout this guideline, several references are provided to additional information that may be available on external Web sites. FINTRAC is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of the information contained on those external Web sites. The links provided are based on information available at the time of publishing of this guideline.

Throughout this guideline, any references to dollar amounts (such as $10,000) refer to the amount in Canadian dollars or its equivalent in foreign currency.

2. Who Has to Send an Electronic Funds Transfer Report to FINTRAC?

If you are one of the following individuals or entities (called reporting entities), you must report EFTs to FINTRAC.

2.1 Financial entities

Financial entities are banks (that is, those listed in Schedule I or II of the Bank Act) or authorized foreign banks with respect to their operations in Canada, credit unions, caisses populaires, financial services cooperatives, credit union centrals (when they offer financial services to anyone other than a member entity of the credit union central), trust companies, loan companies and agents of the Crown that accept deposit liabilities.

If you are a financial entity and you have foreign subsidiaries or foreign branches, the EFT reporting requirement does not apply to their operations outside Canada.

2.2 Money services businesses

A money services business means an individual or entity engaged in the business of any of the following activities:

  • foreign exchange dealing;
  • remitting or transmitting funds by any means or through any individual, entity or electronic funds transfer network; or
  • issuing or redeeming money orders, traveller's cheques or other similar negotiable instruments. This does not include redeeming cheques payable to a named individual or entity. In other words, cashing cheques made out to a particular individual or entity is not included.

Money services businesses include alternative money remittance systems, such as Hawala, Hundi, Chitti, etc.

For more information about who is engaged in the money services business, see the FINTRAC Interpretation Notice No. 1, available under "General publications" on the Publications page of FINTRAC's Web site (http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca).

2.3 Casinos

Casinos are those authorized by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal government to do business and that conduct their business in a permanent establishment. It only includes those where roulette or card games are played in the establishment, or where there is a slot machine. For these purposes, a slot machine does not include a video lottery terminal.

Registered charities may be authorized to carry on business temporarily as a casino for charitable purposes. If this type of business is carried out in the establishment of a casino for no more than two consecutive days at a time under the supervision of the casino, the activities are considered to be the supervising casino's. In this case, the supervising casino is responsible for the reporting requirements and other obligations related to the charity casino.

3. Electronic Funds Transfer Reporting Requirements

3.1 Electronic reporting enrolment

As a reporting entity, you have to be enrolled with FINTRAC's electronic reporting system to report electronically. FINTRAC will provide you with an identifier number to include in your reports.

For more information about FINTRAC enrolment, contact us as explained in section 7.

3.2 When do you have to report electronic funds transfers?

If you are a reporting entity as described in section 2, you have to report incoming and outgoing international electronic funds transfers (EFTs) of $10,000 or more to FINTRAC no later than five working days after the day of the transmission of the instructions (see subsection 3.7). Read subsection 3.3 to find out more about SWIFT EFTs. Subsection 3.4 and the rest of this guideline contain information about any other type of reportable EFT (that is, non-SWIFT).

3.3 SWIFT electronic funds transfers

The incoming and outgoing SWIFT EFT reporting requirement is only applicable to you if you are a financial entity or a money services business. Furthermore, it only applies if you send or receive EFTs by transmission of a SWIFT MT 103 message, as a SWIFT member, through the SWIFT network. SWIFT means the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. It is a co-operative owned by the international banking community that operates a global data processing system for the transmission of financial messages.

If you are a financial entity or a money services business and you send this type of EFT, read Guideline 8B: Submitting SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC. Your reporting obligations regarding EFTs also include sending or receiving EFTs by any other means, as explained below.

3.4 All other reportable electronic funds transfers (non-SWIFT)

The rest of this guideline provides information about the reporting requirement for international "non‑SWIFT" EFTs. This applies to you if you are a financial entity, a money services business or a casino. An EFT is the transmission of instructions for a transfer of funds through any electronic, magnetic or optical device, telephone instrument or computer. In this context, SWIFT EFT messages are excluded, as explained in subsection 3.3.

You have to send a non-SWIFT EFT report to FINTRAC for the following transactions.

Outgoing EFTs

These are instructions sent electronically for the transfer of $10,000 or more outside Canada at the request of a client in the following manner:

  • in a single transaction; or
  • in two or more transfers of less than $10,000 each (that total $10,000 or more) in the following 24-hour rule situations:
    • if you are an entity, your employee or senior officer knows the transfers were made within 24 consecutive hours of each other by or on behalf of the same individual or entity; or
    • if you are an individual, you know the transfers were made within 24 consecutive hours of each other by or on behalf of the same individual or entity.

This type of EFT requires that you send an Outgoing International Non-SWIFT EFT Report (EFTO) to FINTRAC.

It can happen that a client requests a transfer of funds and, instead of sending the EFT yourself, you order someone else that is a financial entity, a money services business or a casino in Canada to send it. In this case, you have to make the related EFT report (EFTO) to FINTRAC unless you provide them with the client's name and address. In other words, if you give them your client's name and address, you do not have to report the EFT. See Appendix 3 for example scenarios of this type of situation.

If you send an EFT to an individual or entity in Canada, you do not have to report it, even if the final recipient of the funds is outside Canada.

Incoming EFTs

These are instructions sent electronically for the transfer of $10,000 or more from outside Canada at the request of a client in the following manner:

  • in a single transaction; or
  • in two or more transfers of less than $10,000 each (that total $10,000 or more) in the following 24-hour rule situations:
    • if you are an entity, your employee or senior officer knows the transfers were made within 24 consecutive hours of each other by or on behalf of the same individual or entity; or
    • if you are an individual, you know the transfers were made within 24 consecutive hours of each other by or on behalf of the same individual or entity.

This type of EFT requires that you send an Incoming International Non-SWIFT EFT Report (EFTI) to FINTRAC.

If you are a financial entity, a money services business or a casino and you received instructions for a transfer of funds from outside Canada, you have to make the related EFT report (EFTI) to FINTRAC, even if you have to forward the same instructions to another financial entity, money service business or casino in Canada. However, if you receive instructions for a transfer of funds from outside Canada from another financial entity, money services business or casino in Canada, you do not have to make an incoming EFT report, as long as the EFT contained the name and address of the beneficiary. If the EFT did not contain the name and address of the beneficiary and the original sender was outside Canada, you also have to make an incoming EFT report. This is true even if you do not get a copy of the instructions received by the other financial entity, money services business or casino.

See Appendix 3 for example scenarios of these types of situation.

Exception to the 24-hour rule for EFTs

The following exception applies if you send or receive a bundled EFT, that is an EFT with more than one beneficiary. The 24-hour-rule will not apply for any of the amounts under $10,000 included in a bundled EFT if it was sent at the request of a public body, a very large corporation, or the administrator of a federally or provincially regulated pension fund.

In this context, a public body means any of the following or their agent:

  • a Canadian provincial or federal department or Crown agency;
  • an incorporated Canadian municipal body (including an incorporated city, town, village, metropolitan authority, district, county, etc.); or
  • a hospital authority. A hospital authority means an organization that operates a public hospital and that is designated to be a hospital authority for GST/HST purposes. For more information on the designation of hospital authorities, refer to GST/HST Memoranda Series, Chapter 25.2, Designation of Hospital Authorities available in the Forms and Publications section of the Canada Revenue Agency's Web site (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca).

Also in this context, a very large corporation is one that has minimum net assets of $75 million on its last audited balance sheet. The corporation's shares have to be traded on a Canadian stock exchange or on a stock exchange outside Canada that is designated by the Minister of Finance. The corporation also has to operate in a country that is a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). For more information about stock exchanges outside Canada that are designated by the Minister of Finance, refer to the July 2, 2008 news release available in the News area of the Department of Finance's Web site (http://www.fin.gc.ca).

To find out which countries are members of the FATF, refer to its Web site (http://www.fatf-gafi.org).

3.5 Electronic funds transfers in foreign currency

If you send or receive an EFT in a foreign currency, you will need to check whether it is the equivalent of 10,000 Canadian dollars or more to determine whether or not it is reportable to FINTRAC. For this purpose only, use the last noon exchange rate provided by the Bank of Canada available at the time of the transaction, instead of the actual exchange rate used to process the transaction. This calculation is only to check whether the $10,000 threshold is met for the transaction to be reportable as an EFT transaction.

For example, for an EFT that happened at 9:00 am on Tuesday following a holiday Monday, you would use the Bank of Canada noon rate from the previous working day (in this case, Friday) to determine whether the transaction is reportable. You can find the noon rate on the Bank of Canada Web site at http://www.bankofcanada.ca/rates/exchange/.

If there is no Bank of Canada noon rate published for the currency of the transaction, use the actual exchange rate applied when you processed the transaction to determine whether it is reportable.

Once you have determined that an EFT in a foreign currency is reportable based on the Bank of Canada noon rate, you will have to send an EFT report to FINTRAC. On the EFT report in Part A, enter the amount of the transaction in the foreign currency. If you converted this amount to or from Canadian dollars when you processed the transaction (other than using the Bank of Canada noon rate to determine whether or not it was reportable), enter the actual exchange rate you used to process the EFT in Part A of the report.

3.6 Other requirements associated with electronic funds transfers

In addition to the reporting requirements explained in this guideline, consider the following relating to an EFT transaction:

Record keeping and client identification

EFTs have associated record keeping and client identification requirements. These are explained in Guideline 6: Record Keeping and Client Identification.

Originator information to include with transfers

If you send or receive an EFT of any amount, at the request of a client, there are obligations about originator information included with the transfer. For more details about this, see Guideline 6: Record Keeping and Client Identification.

Large cash transaction report

If an EFT transaction is initiated in cash, in the amount of $10,000 or more, you will likely have to make a large cash transaction report to FINTRAC in addition to making the EFT report about the transaction as required. For more information about making large cash transaction reports, consult Guideline 7: Submitting Large Cash Transaction Reports to FINTRAC.

Suspicious transaction report

If anything about an EFT transaction gives you reasonable grounds to suspect that it could be related to a money laundering or a terrorist activity financing offence, you have to make a suspicious transaction report to FINTRAC about the same transaction. This would be in addition to making the EFT report about the transaction as required.

The suspicious transaction report has many fields that are different from those of an EFT report. For example, there is a field in the suspicious transaction report for you to explain your suspicion about the transaction. There is also a field in that report for you to describe what action, if any, was taken by you, as a result of the suspicious transaction. This would include stating that you have made an EFT report for the same transaction (if that is the case).

For more information about making suspicious transaction reports, consult the following guidelines:

  • Guideline 1: Backgrounder
  • Guideline 2: Suspicious Transactions
  • Guideline 3: Submitting Suspicious Transaction Reports to FINTRAC

Transactions related to terrorist property

If you know that any proposed transaction is related to property owned or controlled by or on behalf of a terrorist or a terrorist group, you should not complete the transaction. This is because terrorist property must be frozen under the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism as well as the Criminal Code.

For more information about this and to find out what your obligations are regarding any terrorist property in your control or possession, consult the following guidelines:

  • Guideline 1: Backgrounder
  • Guideline 5: Submitting Terrorist Property Reports to FINTRAC

Casino disbursement report

If you are a casino sending an EFT that is part of a casino disbursement in the amount of $10,000 or more, you will likely have to make a casino disbursement report to FINTRAC in addition to making the EFT report about the transaction as required. For more information about making casino disbursement reports, consult Guideline 10: Submitting Casino Disbursement Reports to FINTRAC.

3.7 Reporting timeframes for electronic funds transfer reports

You have to send EFT reports to FINTRAC no later than five working days after the day of the transfer. The day of the transfer means:

  • in the case of an incoming EFT, the day the instructions were transmitted to you; and
  • in the case of an outgoing EFT, the day you transmit the instructions regarding the transfer of funds.

3.8 Means of reporting electronic funds transfers to FINTRAC

Electronic reporting

As a reporting entity, you will have to submit all EFT reports to FINTRAC electronically if you have the technical capabilities to do so. The minimum technical capabilities are as follows:

  • A personal computer with the following characteristics:
    • 32 MB memory (64 MB or higher is preferable)
    • 640 x 480 VGA video display (800 x 600 or higher is preferable)
    • an operating system running a Web browser; and
  • An Internet connection.

See section 4 for more information on submitting reports to FINTRAC electronically.

Paper reporting

If you do not have the technical capabilities to send reports electronically, you must submit reports on paper. See Guideline 8C: Submitting Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC by Paper for more information on submitting paper non-SWIFT EFT reports to FINTRAC.

4. Electronic Reporting

4.1 Options for electronic reporting

As a reporting entity, you have to send electronic funds transfer reports electronically to FINTRAC if you have the technical capabilities to do so (see subsection 3.8).

There are two options for electronic reporting:

  • FINTRAC's secure Web site (F2R); or
  • Batch file transfer.

Both options provide for secure encrypted transmission to ensure data confidentiality and integrity. Reporting through batch will require more advanced technical capability than explained in subsection 3.8.

4.2 How to complete electronic reports

Reporting through F2R

F2R contains the reporting screens for electronic funds transfer reports, with completion instructions. Drop-down menus appear wherever a code or specific selection is required.

See Appendices 1A and 1B for the completion instructions, including details of what each field must contain for a non-SWIFT EFT report. Appendix 1A is about an outgoing non-SWIFT EFT report (EFTO) and Appendix 1B is about an incoming non-SWIFT EFT report (EFTI). Also, Appendix 2 explains how to navigate through the F2R reporting screens.

Reporting through batch file transfer

To use the batch file reporting mechanism, you need a public key infrastructure (PKI) certificate and specialized software available from FINTRAC. For more information about how to get these, refer to the reporting area of FINTRAC's Web site (http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca).

Consult the Standard Batch Reporting Instructions and Specification for more information about how to report non-SWIFT EFTs through batch file transfer. This document is available from technical documentation on the publications page of FINTRAC's Web site (http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca).You can also refer to Appendices 1A and 1B for instructions and details regarding the content of fields in a non-SWIFT EFT report.

4.3 Acknowledgement of receipt of an electronic report

FINTRAC will send you an acknowledgement message when your EFT report has been received electronically.

If you send your reports by batch, you will receive two acknowledgements. The first will confirm that your batch has been received by FINTRAC. The second will confirm that it has been processed.

For each report submitted through F2R, you will receive an acknowledgement message, including the date and time your report was received and the report's identification number. These acknowledgements will be stored on F2R and available for viewing or printing.

4.4 Report corrections

If you need to request an EFT report for change in F2R, you will do so based on the acknowledgement for that report.

In addition, if your EFT report contains incomplete or inaccurate information, FINTRAC may notify you. The notification will indicate the date and time your report was received, a FINTRAC-generated identification number for the report, along with information on the fields that must be completed or corrected.

After receiving FINTRAC's notification, you should provide the necessary information to FINTRAC within the five–working–day reporting deadline. In other words, this information should be sent to FINTRAC within five working days of the transfer (see subsection 3.7). Your obligation to report will not be fulfilled until you send the complete report to FINTRAC.

If a correction is required to a report that you sent through F2R, you will have to make that correction through F2R.

If a correction is required to a report that you sent through batch file transfer, you will do this according to your choice of correction options upon enrolment. For more information about this, refer to the Standard Batch Reporting Instructions and Specification and the documents about FINTRAC's enrolment and use of F2R.

5. Instructions for Completing a Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Report

5.1 General instructions

The contents of a non-SWIFT EFT depend on whether it is an outgoing or incoming transfer. The required information for each type of report, along with field-by-field instructions, are listed in Appendices 1A and B, as follows:

  • Outgoing International non-SWIFT EFT Report (EFTO) (see Appendix 1A)
  • Incoming International non-SWIFT EFT Report (EFTI) (see Appendix 1B)

Additional instructions in Appendix 2 relate to navigation through the reporting screens on F2R.

The instructions in Appendices 1 and 2 are based on the reporting screens through F2R. However, the information about how to complete the fields can also be useful to those completing non-SWIFT EFT reports through batch file transfer. If you report through batch, you need to refer to the Standard Batch Reporting Instructions and Specification in addition to Appendix 1.

As explained in subsection 3.8, if you do not have the technical capability to report electronically, refer to Guideline 8C: Submitting Non-SWIFT Electronic Funds Transfer Reports to FINTRAC by Paper for more information.

Fields in reports are either mandatory, mandatory where applicable, or require "reasonable efforts" to complete, as follows:

  • Mandatory: All fields of a report marked with an asterisk (*) have to be completed.
  • Mandatory where applicable: The fields that have both an asterisk and "where applicable" next to them have to be completed if they are applicable to you or the transaction being reported.
  • Reasonable efforts: For all other fields that do not have an asterisk, you have to make reasonable efforts to get the information. "Reasonable efforts" means that you tried to get the information requested on the report. If the information is available to you, you must provide it in the report. If the information was not available at the time of the transaction, and it is not contained in your files or records, the field may be left blank.

The outgoing and incoming non-SWIFT EFT reports have the same mandatory, mandatory where applicable and reasonable efforts fields.

As explained in subsection 3.4, EFT reports can be about one of multiple EFTs of less than $10,000 each conducted within 24 consecutive hours of each other that add up to $10,000 or more. Because those individual EFTs were each under $10,000, the information for some mandatory fields in the report may not be available in your records or from the time of the transaction. In this case, "reasonable efforts" applies to those otherwise mandatory fields.

You have to complete a separate EFT report for each EFT transaction, even if you are reporting multiple EFTs of less than $10,000 each.

5.2 Accessing the F2R reporting screens

To access F2R, reporting entities first have to be enrolled for electronic reporting with FINTRAC. For more information about this, consult the F2R Electronic Reporting User Guide, available from the technical documentation area of the Publications page of FINTRAC's Web site (http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca).

You can get to F2R from the log on link located on the Reporting page of FINTRAC's Web site (http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca). If you are authorized to complete non-SWIFT EFTO or EFTI reports, you will be able to select these report types in F2R. You will be able to complete a new report or continue working on an incomplete report (that is, a report that was not previously submitted to FINTRAC). For more information about completing a report, see Appendices 1 and 2 of this guideline.

Also, depending on your access rights, you will be able to submit a request for change to a completed report (that is, one that was previously submitted to FINTRAC). Subsection 5.4 contains instructions for submitting a change to a previously submitted report.

5.3 Instructions for submitting a new report

There are eight parts to the non-SWIFT EFT report, but some are only to be completed if the part is applicable.

See Appendix 1A or 1B for instructions about the fields in each part of the report. If you use F2R, Appendix 2 provides additional instructions regarding navigation through the reporting screens. If you report through batch, you should also refer to the Standard Batch Reporting Instructions and Specification.

5.4 Instructions for submitting a change to a previously submitted report

If you have to submit a change to a previously submitted non-SWIFT EFT report, you must provide any required changes to FINTRAC within the reporting deadline for the report. In other words, this information should be sent to FINTRAC within five working days of the transfer.

If you report through batch, refer to the technical documentation called Standard Batch Reporting Instructions and Specification to find out how to submit changes for previously submitted reports by batch. If you choose to do this through F2R instead of by batch, read subsection 5.5. That choice means that you cannot submit changes by batch.

If you report through F2R, read subsection 5.5.

5.5 Submitting changes through F2R

The following explains how to make a change to a previously submitted non-SWIFT EFT report through F2R:

  • Report returned for further action (RRFA)

    If a non-SWIFT EFT report is returned to you by FINTRAC for correction, you can access it through the queue for reports returned for further action. Select "Reports returned for action" from the left side menu in the "Reporting" area. The entire report will be available.

    If nothing is displayed, there are no reports awaiting further action in this queue, or none have been assigned to you.

  • Change a report

    If you need to change a non-SWIFT EFT report that you previously submitted to FINTRAC, you will have to request that this report be sent back to you for this purpose. Select "Acknowledgements" from the left side menu to find the report in need of correction. Once you have selected the report you need to change, select the "Request for change" button at the top of the screen. Within a few moments of your request, the screens for that report will be made available to you through the "Requested for change" queue.

Change details

Before any change to a report can be submitted to FINTRAC, you have to provide an explanation as to the change made. If it was not requested by FINTRAC, you also have to provide a reason for the change.

Remember that you must provide any required changes to FINTRAC within the reporting deadline for the report. In other words, this information should be sent to FINTRAC within five working days of the transfer.

6. Comments?

These guidelines will be reviewed on a periodic basis. If you have any comments or suggestions to help improve them, please send your comments to the mailing address provided below, or by email to guidelines-lignesdirectrices@fintrac-canafe.gc.ca.

7. How to Contact FINTRAC

For further information on FINTRAC and its activities, reporting and other obligations, please go to FINTRAC's Web site at http://www.fintrac-canafe.gc.ca or contact FINTRAC:

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
234 Laurier Avenue West, 24th floor
Ottawa ON K1P 1H7
Canada

Toll-free: 1-866-346-8722