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Search the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), database to make sure your applicant isn't on one of the government's watch lists.

When should I use a OFAC Patriot Act search?

This product should always be requested regardless if you are granting credit or screening applicants.  In response to the Patriot Act, the search is required by law.  All businesses must screen applicants using OFAC.

What is OFAC?

OFAC, Office of Foreign Assets Control, is a government watch list of criminals and terrorists collected from databases around the world. This database was created as a result of the USA Patriot Act.

What information is returned?

A status of "Clear" is returned if your applicant or business isn't on the list.

What sources are searched?
  • Terrorist Exclusion List
  • Politically Exposed Persons
  • Bank of England Consolidated List
  • Bureau of Industry and Security
  • OSFI Consolidated List - Canada
  • DTC Debarred parties
  • OFAC Sanctions Programs and Country Summaries
  • OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals & Blocked Persons
  • European Union Terrorism List
  • United Nations Consolidated List
  • Unauthorized Banks
  • World Bank Debarred Parties
  • Australian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Non-cooperative Countries and Territories
  • Interpol Most Wanted
  • FBI Watch Lists
  • FBI Most Wanted
  • FBI Most Wanted Terrorists
  • FBI Seeking Information
  • FBI Top Ten Most Wanted