How is Airwallex regulated?

Airwallex is a fully licensed and regulated business in the following jurisdictions.


Airwallex Pty. Ltd. is regulated in Australia by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) under an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL - license number 487221). Airwallex is also registered with AUSTRAC, the Australian Transactions Report & Analysis Centre, under account number 100516662.

Hong Kong

Airwallex (Hong Kong) Ltd. is licensed in Hong Kong as a Money Services Operator by the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (license number 16-09-01929).

United Kingdom

Within the UK, Airwallex is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Electronic Money Institution - 900876) and we adhere to The Money Laundering Regulations 2007; as well as The Terrorism Act 2006 and the Terrorism Act 2000 and Proceeds of Crime Act.


Airwallex (Canada) International Payments Limited is registered as a Money Service Business (MSB) with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) in Canada.

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