Licensing of Moneylenders in Tonga Notice

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga would like to REMIND any person or businesses who are conducting moneylending business without a license to contact the National Reserve Bank of Tonga immediately for licensing procedures and be licensed with the National Reserve Bank of Tonga by Friday 29th January 2021. All moneylending contracts entered into by a person or business without a valid license by the end of January 2021 will be deemed unenforceable.

Any person or business who conduct moneylending business without a valid license after the 29th January 2021 commits an offence and shall be liable upon conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or both.


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Financial Institutions Department
National Reserve Bank of Tonga
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NUKU'ALOFA

Telephone: (676) 24057
Fax: (676) 24201

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