Euro Pacific Bank

Prohibited Countries List

United States and its Territories

Euro Pacific Bank does not open accounts for citizens/residents, or entities of the United States and its Territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands).

Prohibited Countries

For compliance reasons the Bank does not open accounts for residents, entities, or businesses operating within, the following countries:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Belarus
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • Cuba
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kosovo
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Macedonia
  • Mali
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nicaragua
  • North Korea
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Russian Federation
  • Serbia
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan and Darfur
  • Syria
  • Tunisia
  • Ukraine
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Be advised that this list may not be exhaustive and all applications and transactions are reviewed individually for adherence with the Bank’s compliance and risk policies.

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 19, 2024

August 29, 2022: Euro Pacific Bank liquidation has commenced. Please read our formal instructions here as it is time-sensitive.

September 2, 2022: Update on pending transactions, brokerage, and account migration.

September 8, 2022: Qenta has emailed a welcome letter to all EPB clients. You can read a copy of it here.

September 16, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 28, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 30, 2022: Update on bank liquidation, pending transactions, and migration of assets to Qenta Inc.

October 8, 2022: Update on opt-out deadline for EPB clients who do not wish to migrate their account to Qenta Inc..

October 14, 2022: Customer Update & Townhall.

October 21, 2022: Update on Opt-out deadline - Extended.

November 01, 2022: Mutual funds & outgoing wire requests update.

December 05, 2022: Migration & liquidation update.

December 16, 2022: Comprehensive FAQ is published.

January 27, 2023: Correspondent bank update.

March 8, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

March 31, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

April 20, 2023: Liquidation update- Action required.

May 05, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

May 31, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

June 17, 2023: Receiver's report.

June 23, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

July 20, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 01, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

November 20, 2023: Progress Report (Opt-out Only).

November 21, 2023: Migration Update (Opt-in Only).

February 02, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.

February 19, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.