Sanctions by Regime

A Sanctions regime is a collection of sanctions measures put in place for a particular set of purposes.

Regimes can be either ‘thematic’ (relating to a particular issue), or ‘geographic’ (relating to a particular country or region). The underlying regulations for many of the UK Sanctions regimes listed have been extended to the Virgin Islands through Orders in Council.  The UK Sanctions Regime includes designated persons and specified or designated ships.

This page provides information on each of the UK sanctions regimes currently in force, which includes regimes under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 and other UK legislation.


Financial Sanctions Target by Regime

The specific regulations and designated persons for each targeted financial sanctions regime imposed in the UK may be found here


UK Sanctions Regime

Information on the UK sanctions regimes currently in force may be found here .


The Agency provides the consolidated UK Sanctions by Regime list updates as a courtesy to all Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions based on its supervisory remit. 

Any person that fails or refuses to provide information to the Agency that it considers relevant to the performance of its functions commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.

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