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World First Group regulatory information

World First UK Limited is our parent company.

World First Pty Limited is our Australian company, and the company through which we transact with most clients in Australia.

World First Pty Ltd is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ("ASIC") and holds an Australian Financial Services Licence ("AFSL") - Licence number 331945. The company's Australian Company Number ("ACN") is 132 368 971. It is also a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service, membership number 13405. You can look this information up on the ASIC website.

World First Pty Ltd is also a designated remittance provider registered with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre ("AUSTRAC"). You can look this information up on the Remittance Sector Register on AUSTRAC's website.

World First UK Limited is a UK registered company - our company number is 05022388. You can look this up on the Companies House website. World First UK Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") as an Electronic Money Institution under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011. Our FCA Firm Reference number is 900508.

The registered address for World First UK Limited is Millbank tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP.

World First UK Ltd is separately registered in Canada with the Financial Transactions Reports Analysis Centre of Canada ("FINTRAC") as a money service business and is able to provide foreign exchange dealings and money transfer services to customers resident in Canada.
World First USA, Inc. is registered in the USA (Delaware State Division of Corporations file number: 4971976) and is registered as a Money Services Business in the United States with FinCEN and is registered as a non-depository financial institution with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS#1018479).

World First USA, Inc. is able to offer a full service in some States, however in other regions our service is limited. You can view our State Authorisation list.

World First USA, Inc. is registered in Canada with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Canada registration number M11393445 and is licensed to conduct spot and forward foreign currency transactions on behalf of Canadian entities.

World First USA, Inc. is able to offer a full service across all Provinces except Quebec.

World First Asia Ltd is our Hong Kong company, and the company through which we transact with most clients in Hong Kong and China.

World First Asia Ltd is regulated by the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department, under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance, Chapter 615, laws of Hong Kong.

World First Asia Ltd is licenced as a Money Service Operator, Licence Number: 14-02-01352. You can look this up on the Register of Licensees Database.

World First Asia Pte Ltd is registered in Singapore as a Limited Company: No 201229924N and is regulated as a remittance business by The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) license: RA No. 01497. You can verify this is information at the MAS website.

World First Pty Ltd is a designated remittance provider with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), remittance sector registration number: IND100192523-001. Regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) number 331945. Australian Company Number (ACN) 132 368 971. Member of the Financial Ombudsman Service membership number 13405.

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