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Understand your risk through our global Sanctions screening solution

Protect your organisation from sanctioned individuals and entities, and comply with your AML/CTF obligations.
NameScan PEP and Sanction

Establish Robust Sanctions Screening Processes

Reduce the likelihood of your organisation being used for Money Laundering or Terrorism Financing by identifying sanctioned individuals or entities.

Our Features:


Reliable Data Sources

Gain access to thousands of credible worldwide sanctions, regulatory and law enforcement lists to meet your varying requirements.


Database Updates

Our sanctions database is continually updated to ensure that the information you screen against is as accurate, relevant, and reliable as possible.


Batch Screening

Reduce the time required for screening by providing a single CVS file containing the names of the individuals and entities you wish to check against our sanctions database.


Easy to Use

Through a centralised dashboard, you can conduct sanctions checks, review your scan history, obtain scan reports, and monitor your credit pack orders.


Due Diligence

Perform due diligence through our dashboard by determining true matches and allocating a risk score for the individuals and entities being screened.


Minimise False Matches

Reduce the number of false matches by entering additional information such as DOB, Gender, Country and Original Script names.

API Integration

API Integration

Clients can integrate our services straight into their own systems by utilising our RESTful API, reducing screening time in the customer onboarding process.


Adverse Media

NameScan uses Fuzzy Matching filters to scan global databases for risk-related articles on the individual or organisations being checked.


Our Filters

Use our custom filters to include FATF Jurisdiction Risk, Web Search and specify a particular Match Rate to reduce false positives.

Explore Our Free Check Services

Free PEP Check

Free Sanctions Check

Free Adverse Media Check

Free Know Your Business Check

Free Compromised Email Check

Free AML Risk Assessment Check

What is included in a Sanctions Check?

A sanctions check provides you with all the necessary information you need to comply with your AML obligations and understand if an individual or entity is sanctioned and if so, what risk do they pose to your organisation.

General Information

Key profile information:

  • Full Name
  • Category e.g. SIP, TER
  • Date or Year of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Primary country or location
  • Deceased Date, if applicable

Also Known As Names

Aliases or other names associated with the Sanctioned individual or entity.

Official Lists

This section outlines the official Sanctions, Regulatory and Law Enforcement lists that the individual or entity is on.


All registered or known locations associated with the Sanctioned individual or entity:

  • Country
  • City
  • Address

Linked Individuals

List of persons associated with the Sanctioned individual.

  • Full Name
  • Category e.g. PEP, RCA, SIP, TER
  • Description

Linked Companies

Lists any associations with organisations, such as founder, executive, associate, shareholder and adviser of the company.

  • Name
  • Categories e.g. SIE
  • Description

Sources and Adverse Media

For each Source:

  • URL - link to the source of information regarding the entity.
  • Category - category type of source e.g. PEP, Sanction, Adverse Media, Law Enforcement, ID/V (ID Verification).
  • Date of Capture - date the source article was recorded.
  • Cached versions of articles are available if link is broken.

Web Results

Acquire a comprehensive understanding of relevant articles and publications related to the individual or entity you are screening from major search engines.

FATF Jurisdictional Risk

Jurisdiction risk enables you to evaluate the inherent risks of conducting business with a foreign country or jurisdiction.

Single Scan

Individuals and Organisation can be scanned against our global sanctions database. The results of each scan will provide you with a wealth of information that will aid in the onboarding and due diligence processes for new and existing customers.

To learn how to conduct a single scan, click on the video tutorial link below.

Video tutorial
Single Scan
Batch Scan

Batch Scan

Our batch scan feature helps you save time during the onboarding process by simultaneously scanning a large number of individuals or organisation against our global sanctions database.

Simply download the template from our help guide, and complete it with the required information.

To learn how to perform a batch scan, click the video tutorial link below.

Video tutorial

API Integration

The NameScan API provides an easy to integrate, trouble free and dependable solution that aims to help our clients comply with global sanctions regulations whilst reducing the amount of time wasted through inefficient workflows.

We have comprehensive API documentation to assist your development team with the integration process and a development centre to test our API.

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API Integration


Identify Risk to Your Business in Real Time

Stay ahead of changes in risk status with our Ongoing Monitoring feature, which dynamically identifies updates to profiles, new risk and reduced risk, and sends alerts to notify you in real time. Available through our enterprise solution, MemberCheck.

Automate Your Onboarding Process

Streamline your onboarding process by integrating with NameScan's RESTful API, providing you with regularly updated databases of PEP, Sanctions and Adverse Media information.

High Satisfaction Rates

Comply with regulatory obligations whilst maintaining the highest possible customer satisfaction rates.

Global Customer Onboarding

Implement efficient onboarding processes in a regulated environment.

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