Required Notification Template for the financial services sector on the sharing of information within the regulated sector under the Criminal Finances Act 2017.

  • The Requesting Firm (as defined under the Home Office Circular Criminal Finances Act 2017) is required to contact the NCA to receive a reference number for each request.
  • The Requesting Firm is required to download and submit the document Required Notification Form (39 KB)  below through a secure email portal to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (PGP enabled) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (CJSM only)
  • When submitting the Required Notification Template form the Requesting Firm will need to submit via an encrypted email.

PGP Step by Step Process

  1. Requesting Firm to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a unique reference number.
  2. UKFIU to email Requesting Firm with the unique reference number and the PGP certificate – this will be password protected and will need to be installed on the Requesting Firm’s email system.
  3. Requesting Firm will email the NCA with their PGP certificate.
  4. NCA will respond by email that the PGP certificate is installed and ready for use.
  5. Requesting Firm will submit the completed Required Notification Template form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using PGP.
  6. All future correspondence in relation to this matter will be conducted using PGP.
  7. Once PGP has been set up it can be used again for future communications, however it should be noted that a certificate exchange will be required for each email address.

CJSM Step by Step Process

  1. Requesting Firm to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a unique reference number.
  2. UKFIU to email Requesting Firm with the unique reference number
  3. Requesting Firm will submit the completed Required Notification Template form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  4. All future correspondence in relation to this matter will be conducted using the CJSM email addresses.

Further information

If you have any queries regarding PGP, please contact your local IT Support team in the first instance.

Should you need further information from the UKFIU regarding this please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0207 238 8282 and leave a message – a member of staff will call you back.