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Draft documents to help you prepare for changes to FINTRAC’s reporting forms

From: Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is engaged in a multi-year initiative to implement important changes to its reporting forms (and related guidance). This page provides businesses (reporting entities) with access to draft documents and resources so they can prepare and ask questions related to these changes.

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List of draft documents

All report types

Draft documents: All report types
Documentation type Who is this for Web page or file Date published
Schemas All reporting entity sectors For the latest schemas, refer to: May 8, 2023 Updated on February 22, 2024
Samples All reporting entity sectors For the latest samples, refer to: May 8, 2023 Updated on October 23, 2023
API endpoints (Swagger) All reporting entity sectors https://www148.fintrac-canafe.canada.ca/swagger November 17, 2022 Updated on January 19, 2024

Note: As of October 21, 2023, entities are able to submit the following reports through the new FINTRAC API report submission:

  • Large Cash Transaction Reports
  • Large Virtual Currency Transaction Reports

However, batch reporting remains available:

  • to add and make corrections to Large Cash Transaction Reports for transactions dated before November 6, 2023
  • to submit the following reports until they are available through FINTRAC API report submission:
    • Suspicious Transaction Reports
    • Casino Disbursement Reports
    • Electronic Funds Transfer Reports

To find out when you will be able to use FINTRAC API report submission for other types of reports, please consult:

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports

Draft documents: Electronic Funds Transfer Reports (EFTR) only
Documentation type Who is this for Web page or file Date published
Guidance
  • Armoured cars (as of July 1, 2024)
  • Casinos
  • Financial entities
  • Money services businesses
  • Life insurance
Draft Guidance: Reporting electronic funds transfers to FINTRAC December 29, 2023
Mock form
  • Armoured cars (as of July 1, 2024)
  • Casinos
  • Financial entities
  • Money services businesses
  • Life insurance

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports – Initiation mock form
(PDF, 509 kb)

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports – Final receipt mock form
(PDF, 516 kb)

December 29, 2023
Validations rules
  • Armoured cars (as of July 1, 2024)
  • Casinos
  • Financial entities
  • Money services businesses
  • Life insurance
Electronic Funds Transfer Reports validation rules (final iteration – presence rules) December 29, 2023 Updated on February 22, 2024
Schemas
  • Armoured cars (as of July 1, 2024)
  • Casinos
  • Financial entities
  • Money services businesses
  • Life insurance

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports schema
(JSON, 36 kb)

December 29, 2023 Updated on February 22, 2024
Samples
  • Armoured cars (as of July 1, 2024)
  • Casinos
  • Financial entities
  • Money services businesses
  • Life insurance

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports sample scenario B1 - Initiation with single transaction (entity to entity)
(JSON, 8 kb)

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports sample scenario B2 – Initiation with multiple transactions (person to person)
(JSON, 8 kb)

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports sample scenario C1 - Final receipt with intermediaries (entity to person)
(JSON, 9 kb)

Electronic Funds Transfer Reports sample scenario C2 - Final receipt with intermediaries (person to entity)
(JSON, 7 kb)

December 29, 2023 Updated on February 22, 2024

Casino Disbursement Reports

Draft documents: Casino Disbursement Reports (CDR) only
Documentation type Who is this for Web page or file Date published
Guidance Casinos Draft guidance: Reporting casino disbursements to FINTRAC December 29, 2023
Mock form Casinos

Casino Disbursement Reports mock form
(PDF, 553 kb)

December 29, 2023
Validations rules Casinos Casino Disbursement Reports validation rules (second iteration – presence rules) January 31, 2024 Updated on February 22, 2024
Schemas Casinos

Casino Disbursement Reports schema
(JSON, 24 kb)

January 19, 2024 Updated on February 22, 2024
Samples Casinos

Casino Disbursement Reports JSON sample: Scenario B.1: Casino account withdrawal for payout in cash
(JSON, 4 kb)

Casino Disbursement Reports JSON sample: Scenario B.2: Redemption of chips on behalf of another party
(JSON, 5 kb)

Updated on February 22, 2024

Suspicious Transaction Reports

Draft documents: Suspicious Transaction Reports (STR) only
Documentation type Who is this for Web page or file Date published
Guidance All reporting entity sectors Reporting suspicious transactions to FINTRAC draft guidance December 16, 2022
Mock form All reporting entity sectors Suspicious Transaction Reports mock form December 16, 2022 Updated on August 18, 2023
Validations rules All reporting entity sectors Validations rules August 18, 2023
Schemas All reporting entity sectors

Suspicious Transaction Reports schema
(JSON, 55 kb)

December 16, 2022 Updated on January 19, 2024
Samples Not available yet Not available yet Not available yet

Access the FINTRAC API report submission

Businesses that submit larger volumes of reports and that do not currently have access to FINTRAC API report submission should contact FINTRAC by email at F2R@fintrac-canafe.gc.ca.

Notices to prepare for changes

Schedule

Questions

If you require a document in an accessible format or if you have questions, please send an email to F2R@fintrac-canafe.gc.ca.

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