About Us

The current Financial Intelligence Service (FIS) of Ethiopia, formerly known as Financial Intelligence Center has been established by Council of Ministers Regulation no.171/2009. The then Center is renamed as Financial Intelligence Service by the Proclamation establishing executive bodies of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Proclamation No. 1263/2021. It started operation in January 2012. Its establishment is part of the effort to bring different stakeholders together to combat money laundering & financing of terrorism.

As clearly stated in the ‘prevention and suppression of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Proclamation No. 780/2013’ the Ethiopian Financial Intelligence Center is responsible for receiving and analysing financial transaction reports and disseminate the results of its analysis to relevant competent and law enforcement authorities.

More About
What is New?
×

Media Request