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Members of the Bar must attest on on their Practicing Certificate ("PC") application (form) that the law firm is registered with the Financial Intelligence Agency as follows: 


Extract from PC application form:

4B. ☐ I am registered with the Financial Intelligence Agency for the purpose of making disclosures under section 46(A1) of the 1997 Act or –

☐ (a) the firm of which I am a partner or an employee /

☐ (b) the professional company of which I am a partner or employee is registered with the Financial Intelligence Agency for such purpose / or

☐ (c) I am not in private practice and do not advise the public.


The following will assist members firms with the registration process:

  • The registration process is a one-off requirement. However, entities are required to let the FIA know of any changes to their Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Usually this happens by way of email to
  • There is no registration fee.
  • All firms that register with the FIA receive a confirmation email with an ID# attached. Please keep this ID# as a part of your internal records.
  • The FIA will supply the Bar Office with a list of registered law firms annually. Please note that the FIA does not publish the listing.


Here are the instructions for registering a new law firm with the FIA:


1. Go to our website:

2. Go to the header at the top of the page and click on “REPORTS TO FIA

3. Select “GoAML Web Bermuda” from the drop down list.

4. On the left side of the page, click on “CLICK HERE”, which is shown in the first white box.

5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the grey box that says “Register

6. Click on the darker blue box called 'Reporting Entity', which is shown under the title 'Register an Organisation'.

7. Complete the electronic form.

8. Submit the electronic form. (Please note that if any of the three tabs on the left-hand side of the registration form show a red bar, then, the registration form is incomplete. Once the tabs show green bars, then, the registration is ready to be submitted to the FIA.)

9. Send an email to to prompt a review and approval of your registration.