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Publication of the circular 1/2021 relating to the obligations of the companies authorized to exercise manual foreign exchange activity in terms of vigilance and internal monitoring

Morocco continues to strengthen its system in the fight against Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism to comply with international standards, in particular the standards of the Financial Action Task Force "FATF".

As an extension of the actions undertaken in this context, the Office des Changes continues to implement its roadmap for the period 2021-2022 by publishing Circular No.1 / 2021 relating to the obligations of foreign currency exchange companies in in terms of vigilance and internal monitoring.

The new circular, which is an update of Circular No. 2/2019 of November 1, 2019, takes into account the recommendations of the FATF and the amendments to Law No. 43-05 on the fight against money laundering and texts taken for its application.


  • Communiqué de presse au sujet de la publication de la circulaire 1/2021.pdf (519.47 KB)