Jurisdiction Guide

FATF Travel Rule Requirements in Dubai

Dubai has taken ardent strides to regulate virtual assets. The Government of Dubai passed with a new law passed in February 2022 and the creation of the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA). This authority will oversee the regulation of virtual assets and virtual asset service providers (VASPs) and it came into effect in March 2022.

Recently, VARA released new regulations, including the Compliance and Risk Management Rulebook, which covers licensing, customer due diligence, risk management, and Travel Rule compliance. These new regulations provide a comprehensive framework for the regulation of virtual assets in Dubai.

Download the guide to learn important information about cryptocurrency regulations in Dubai, including:

  • The minimum threshold that triggers Travel Rule compliance in Dubai
  • The counterparty due diligence requirements for Dubai VASPs
  • VARA's stance on the sunrise issue
  • Self-hosted wallet requirements for Dubai VASPs


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