Security and regulatory information

Security and regulatory information


TransferWise Ltd Australia is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), and registered with the Financial Intelligence Unit (AUSTRAC) as a money remitter. Our ASIC license number is 456295, and our AUSTRAC registration number is 168331191.


TransferWise Canada Inc. is regulated in Canada by the Authorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) with license number 902804, and is licensed as a Money Service Business (MSB). We are also registered with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) with registration number M15193392

Hong Kong

TransferWise Ltd Hong Kong is regulated by the Customs and Excise Department (CCE) of Hong Kong and is licensed as a Money Service Operator (MSO) with license number 15-01-01584.


TransferWise Ltd. is approved by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for facilitating outward remittances from India under the guidelines set out by RBI in the FED Master Direction No. 19 2015/2016 as listed here.


TransferWise Japan K.K. is regulated by the Kanto Local Financial Bureau (registration number 00040) and licensed as a Funds Transfer Provider.

New Zealand

TransferWise operates as a foreign entity and is supervised by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)


TransferWise Singapore Pte Ltd is a company incorporated under the laws of Singapore with Unique Entity Number 201422384R. TransferWise Singapore Pte Ltd is regulated as a remittance business by The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) license: 01493.

United Kingdom and European Economic Area (EEA)

TransferWise Ltd is authorised as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) by the UK Financial Conduct Authority with registration number 900507, with passporting rights across the EEA.

TransferWise is registered with the The Information Commissioner's Office with registration number Z2976089. Protecting you and your data is important for us, we won't share your data with third parties unless required to do so by law.

United States

TransferWise Inc. is registered with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) with money service business registration number 31000121406521. It is licensed as a money transmitter in the states listed here and supervised by regulatory authorities in each of those states.

In other U.S. states and/or territories, money transmission services are offered by our partner financial institution Community Federal Savings Bank, which is supervised by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency.

You can see more information about security and our communication with you on our dedicated page here.

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