Tonga Ma'ae Tonga Group Ltd Revocation of Registration License

As required under Regulation 3 of the Foreign Exchange Control Regulation 2000, the authority to conduct foreign exchange business in Tonga is restricted to persons who have been authorised by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga. Members of the public are hereby advised that the institutions listed below are authorised to operate a foreign exchange business in the Kingdom.

1. Authorised Dealers

  1. Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd
  2. MBf Tonga Ltd
  3. BSP Tonga Ltd
  4. Tonga Development Bank

2. Authorised Restricted Licensed/Registered Dealers

  1. MoneyGram operated by BSP Tonga Ltd and MBf Tonga Ltd
  2. Western Union operated by FEXCO Tonga Ltd
  3. IMEX and RIA Money Transfer operated by Rowena Financial Services
  4. T&T Money Transfer Ltd
  5. KlickEx Trading Ltd
  6. SAV Money Transfer
  7. Jones Travel Ltd
  8. Digicel Mobile Money operated by Digicel Tonga Ltd
  9. Frank Money Transfer
  10. Tonga Post Ltd
  11. Manatu 'Ofa Ltd
  12. Fietokoni Financia Services Ltd
  13. Island Flexi Transfer

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga also wishes to inform the general public that the following authorized restricted registered dealer has ceased operation and is no longer authorized to conduct foreign exchange business:

  1. Tonga Ma’ae Tonga Group Ltd

Members of the public are encouraged to report to the National Reserve Bank of Tonga any person or business that is advertising or providing foreign exchange services but are not authorized dealers or authorized restricted dealers.

A person who commits an offence against these regulations shall be liable on conviction

  1. In the case of an individual, to a fine not exceeding TOP$20,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years;
  2. In the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding TOP$200,000

Enquiries

Financial Institutions Department
National Reserve Bank of Tonga
Fasi mo e Afi
NUKU'ALOFA

Telephone: (676) 24057
Fax: (676) 24201

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Resources

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