Suspicious Transaction Reports
Suspicious transactions must be reported to the Qatar Financial Information Unit (QFIU), in order of priority, through the following means:
- On the QFIU e-system (only for reporting entities with an electronic link to the QFIU)
- Via email address approved by the QFIU
- By driver/courier to the QFIU Office: Qatar National Financial Crime Centre, Building 11, 8th Floor, Al Baladiya Street 810, Doha (behind the Council of Ministries building on the Corniche)
- By fax to +974 4441 0327
The reporting entity may, in limited circumstances, make an STR via telephone (+974 4445 6290) if the immediate attention of the QFIU is required.
Reporting entities are required to use the QFIU Reporting Form to meet their reporting obligations under the AML/CFT Law No (20) of 2019 and the QFC Regulatory Authority AML/CFT Rules.
Under Rule 5.1.7(6), financial institutions and DNFBPs are required to notify the QFC Regulatory Authority, using the Form Q07, that such a report has been made.