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This guide gives you the payment options for paying Money Laundering Regulations (MLR) premises fees, renewal fees and penalty charges.
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When you make your payment to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) it is important that you use the right reference number. This makes sure your payment reaches your account and that way you won't get reminders after you've paid.
To pay MLR premises fees, renewal fees and penalty charges you'll need your 8 digit reference number. You can find this on your MLR registration certificate. For example, 12345678.
Make sure you enter your reference number with no spaces between the characters or it could lead to delays in HMRC updating your account.
You can use your bank or building society services to pay by:
To pay your MLR premises fees, renewal fees and penalty charges using any of these methods you'll need to set up the payment details with your bank. You'll need to give them:
This is a service that has been introduced by the banking industry for sending online or telephone banking payments on the same or next day, providing the value of the payment does not exceed the value limit set by the sending bank.
HMRC recommends that you make your payments electronically using one of the methods covered in this guide. If you use the right reference number electronic payments are more efficient and secure than sending cheques by post. If you do need to pay by post please:
Please allow at least three working days for your payment to reach HMRC. This allows for any delays in the post outside HMRC's control.
If paying by post, please send your payment and documents to:
HM Revenue & Customs
MLR Registration Team
7th Floor Central
21 Victoria Avenue
Southend on Sea