The SKNFIU was established in May 2001, pursuant to the provisions of the Financial Intelligence Unit Act, No. 15 of 2000 (amended), for the purpose of combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. The unit is housed within the Ministry of Finance.
To promote and continuously improve an efficient and effective Financial Intelligence organization where combating money laundering, terrorist finance and related activities prevail, through dynamic systems and processes; dedicated and experienced human resources; state-of-the-art technology; and the concerted efforts of all stakeholders while maintaining a high level of confidentiality, integrity and professionalism.
Our vision is to be a benchmark for intelligence gathering and sharing. We will be adding value to investigation and prosecutorial processes on the national, regional and international levels in combating money laundering, terrorist financing and related activities.
Government of St.Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Finance SKIPAA