Prohibited & sanctioned jurisdictions
Jurisdictions of business, nationality or residence that are ineligible for a business account
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Updated over a week ago

Below you can find a list of jurisdictions concerning nationality or residence of directors and/or shareholders/UBOs that are ineligible to open a business account with us.

Other countries may differ on a case by case basis, according to other risk factors. If you are unsure, please contact us via our support chat or at and we will be more than happy to help you!

  • Afghanistan

  • Belarus

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina

  • Burkina Faso

  • Cambodia

  • Cayman Islands

  • Central African Republic

  • Crimea

  • Cuba

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Donetsk

  • Ethiopia

  • Gibraltar

  • Haiti

  • Hong Kong

  • India

  • Iran, Islamic Republic of

  • Iraq

  • Isle Of Man

  • Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)

  • Lebanon

  • Liberia

  • Libya

  • Luhansk

  • Morocco

  • Myanmar

  • Nicaragua

  • Nigeria

  • North Korea

  • Pakistan

  • Panama

  • Philippines

  • Russian Federation

  • Senegal

  • Somalia

  • South Sudan

  • Sudan

  • Syria

  • Tunisia

  • Uganda

  • Venezuela

  • Yemen

  • Zimbabwe

For more information about your business eligibility to open a business account, please have a look at our article: Can I open a business account with wamo?

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