Members & Observers

Korea, Republic of Korea (South Korea)

South Korea became an APG member in March 1998 and joined the FATF in October 2009.. South Korea held the APG Co-chair role from 2002 - 2004.

The Republic of Korea (South Korea) has a developed anti-money laundering system. South Korea has enacted anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism laws and established a Financial Intelligence Unit.

South Korea was evaluated jointly by the FATF and APG in July 2019. The report of that evaluation was adopted at the FATF plenary meeting in February 2020 and by the APG in July 2021. The full report is available via Documents in Members and Observers, and Mutual Evaluation Reports - 3rd Round.

Link to FIU: Korea Financial Intelligence Unit (KoFIU)

Bank of Korea