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Iran-related designations, license and FAQs

October 09, 2020

OFAC has posted a notice of recent actions including updated Iran-related designations, the issuance of an Iran-related license and publication of related FAQs.

The Treasury and State departments have identified the financial sector of the Iranian economy under Executive Order 13902. OFAC has issued Iran General License L - "Authorizing Certain Transactions Involving Iranian Financial Institutions Blocked Pursuant to E.O. 13902." In addition, OFAC has published Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 842, 843, 844, 845, 846, and 847. FAQ 845 provides a 45-day wind-down period for non-U.S. persons engaged in previously non-sanctionable activity involving the Iranian financial sector or Iranian financial institutions that are now sanctioned pursuant to E.O. 13902.

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:

AMIN INVESTMENT BANK (a.k.a. AMINIB), No. 51 Ghobadiyan Street, Valiasr Street, Tehran 1968917173, Iran; Website http://www.aminib.com [IRAN].
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AMIN INVESTMENT BANK (a.k.a. AMINIB; a.k.a. "AMIN IB"), No. 51 Ghobadiyan Street, Valiasr Street, Tehran 1968917173, Iran; Website http://www.aminib.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

BANK KESHAVARZI IRAN (a.k.a. AGRICULTURAL BANK OF IRAN; a.k.a. BANK KESHAVARZI), PO Box 14155-6395, 129 Patrice Lumumba St, Jalal-al-Ahmad Expressway, Tehran 14454, Iran; all offices worldwide [IRAN].
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BANK KESHAVARZI IRAN (a.k.a. AGRICULTURAL BANK OF IRAN; a.k.a. BANK KESHAVARZI), PO Box 14155-6395, 129 Patrice Lumumba St, Jalal-al-Ahmad Expressway, Tehran 14454, Iran; Website www.agri-bank.com; alt. Website www.bki.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

BANK MASKAN (a.k.a. HOUSING BANK (OF IRAN)), PO Box 11365/5699, No 247 3rd Floor Fedowsi Ave, Cross Sarhang Sakhaei St, Tehran, Iran; all offices worldwide [IRAN].
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BANK MASKAN (a.k.a. HOUSING BANK - OF IRAN), PO Box 11365/5699, No 247 3rd Floor Fedowsi Ave, Cross Sarhang Sakhaei St, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 11365-3499, Ferdowsi Ave, Cross Sarhang Sakhaie St, Tehran, Iran; Website www.bank-maskan.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

BANK REFAH KARGARAN (a.k.a. BANK REFAH; a.k.a. WORKERS' WELFARE BANK (OF IRAN)), No. 40 North Shiraz Street, Mollasadra Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran 19917, Iran; all offices worldwide [IRAN].
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BANK REFAH KARGARAN (a.k.a. BANK REFAH; a.k.a. WORKERS' WELFARE BANK - OF IRAN), No. 40 North Shiraz Street, Mollasadra Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran 19917, Iran; No. 40, North Shiraz St, Mollasadra Ave, Tehran, Iran; 40, Northern Shirazi St, Molla Sadra Ave, Tehran 19917, Iran; Website www.bankrefah.ir; alt. Website www.refah-bank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; all offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

BANK-E SHAHR, Sepahod Gharani, Corner of Khosro St., No. 147, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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BANK-E SHAHR, Sepahod Gharani, Corner of Khosro St., No. 147, Tehran, Iran; Website shahr-bank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

EGHTESAD NOVIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E EGHTESAD NOVIN; a.k.a. EN BANK PJSC), Vali Asr Street, Above Vanak Circle, across Niayesh, Esfandiari Blvd., No. 24, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BEGNIRTH [IRAN].
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EGHTESAD NOVIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK EGHTESAD NOVIN; a.k.a. BANK-E EGHTESAD NOVIN; a.k.a. EN BANK PJSC), Vali Asr Street, Above Vanak Circle, across Niayesh, Esfandiari Blvd., No. 24, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BEGNIRTH; Website www.enbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

GHARZOLHASANEH RESALAT BANK, Beside the No. 1 Baghestan Alley, Saadat Abad Ave., Kaj Sq., Tehran, Iran; All offices worldwide [IRAN].
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GHARZOLHASANEH RESALAT BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GHARZOLHASANEH RESALAT), Beside the No. 1 Baghestan Alley, Saadat Abad Ave., Kaj Sq., Tehran, Iran; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

HEKMAT IRANIAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E HEKMAT IRANIAN), Argentine Circle, beginning of Africa St., Corner of 37th St., (Dara Cul-de-sac), No.26, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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HEKMAT IRANIAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK HEKMAT IRANIAN; a.k.a. BANK-E HEKMAT IRANIAN), Argentine Circle, beginning of Africa St., Corner of 37th St., (Dara Cul-de-sac), No.26, Tehran, Iran; No. 26, Afrigha Ave, Argentina Sq., Tehran, Iran; No. 26, Africa Hwy, Argantin Sq., Tehran, Iran; Website www.hibank24.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [NPWMD] [IFSR] (Linked To: BANK SEPAH).

IRAN ZAMIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E IRAN ZAMIN), Seyyed Jamal-oldin Asadabadi St., Corner of 68th St., No. 472, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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IRAN ZAMIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E IRAN ZAMIN), Seyyed Jamal-oldin Asadabadi St., Corner of 68th St., No. 472, Tehran, Iran; Website www.izbank.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

ISLAMIC REGIONAL COOPERATION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E TAAWON MANTAGHEEY-E ESLAMI; a.k.a. REGIONAL COOPERATION OF THE ISLAMIC BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT & INVESTMENT), Building No. 59, District 929, Street No. 17, Arsat Al-Hindia, Al Masbah, Baghdad, Iraq; Tohid Street, Before Tohid Circle, No. 33, Upper Level of Eghtesad-e Novin Bank, Tehran 1419913464, Iran; SWIFT/BIC RCDFIQBA [IRAN].
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ISLAMIC REGIONAL COOPERATION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E TAAWON MANTAGHEEY-E ESLAMI; a.k.a. REGIONAL COOPERATION OF THE ISLAMIC BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT), Building No. 59, District 929, Street No. 17, Arsat Al-Hindia, Al Masbah, Baghdad, Iraq; Tohid Street, Before Tohid Circle, No. 33, Upper Level of Eghtesad-e Novin Bank, Tehran 1419913464, Iran; Arsat Indian, 59 District-929, Street-17, Baghdad, Iraq; Arrasat Al Hindiya, Al Masbah Street, Baghdad, Iraq; SWIFT/BIC RCDFIQBA; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902] (Linked To: EGHTESAD NOVIN BANK).

KARAFARIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E KARAFARIN), Zafar St. No. 315, Between Vali Asr and Jordan, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC KBIDIRTH [IRAN].
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KARAFARIN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E KARAFARIN), Zafar St. No. 315, Between Vali Asr and Jordan, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC KBIDIRTH; Website www.karafarinbank.com; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

KHAVARMIANEH BANK (a.k.a. MIDDLE EAST BANK), No. 22, Second Floor Sabounchi St., Shahid Beheshti Ave., Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC KHMIIRTH; All offices worldwide [IRAN].

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KHAVARMIANEH BANK (a.k.a. MIDDLE EAST BANK), No. 22, Second Floor Sabounchi St., Shahid Beheshti Ave., Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC KHMIIRTH; Website www.middleeastbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions; All offices worldwide [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

MEHR IRAN CREDIT UNION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN; a.k.a. GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN BANK), Taleghani St., No.204, Before the intersection of Mofateh, across from the former U.S. embassy, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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MEHR IRAN CREDIT UNION BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN; a.k.a. GHARZOLHASANEH MEHR IRAN BANK), Taleghani St., No.204, Before the intersection of Mofateh, across from the former U.S. embassy, Tehran, Iran; No. 204, Taleghani Street, Tehran, Iran; 204, Before the Mofatteh Crossroad, Taleghani Ave., Tehran, Iran; Website www.qmb.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

PASARGAD BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E PASARGAD), Valiasr St., Mirdamad St., No. 430, Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKBPIRTH [IRAN].
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PASARGAD BANK (a.k.a. BANK PASARGAD; a.k.a. BANK-E PASARGAD), Valiasr St., Mirdamad St., No. 430, Tehran, Iran; No. 430, Mirdamad Ave, Tehran 19697774511, Iran; SWIFT/BIC BKBPIRTH; Website www.bpi.ir; alt. Website www.bankpasargad.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

SAMAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E SAMAN), Vali Asr. St. No. 3, Before Vey Park intersection, corner of Tarakesh Dooz St. , Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SABCIRTH [IRAN].
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SAMAN BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E SAMAN), Vali Asr. St. No. 3, Before Vey Park intersection, corner of Tarakesh Dooz St., Tehran, Iran; 2, Tarkeshdooz Alley, before Parkway Cross, Valiasr St., Tehran, Iran; SWIFT/BIC SABCIRTH; Website sb24.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

SARMAYEH BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E SARMAYEH), Sepahod Gharani No. 24, Corner of Arak St., Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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SARMAYEH BANK (a.k.a. BANK SARMAYEH; a.k.a. BANK-E SARMAYEH), Sepahod Gharani No. 24, Corner of Arak St., Tehran, Iran; No. 34, Corner of Arak St, Gharani Ave, Tehran, Iran; 24, Arak Street, Sepahbod Gharani Avenue, Tehran 19395-6415, Iran; Website www.sbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

TOSEE TAAVON BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E TOSE'E TA'AVON; a.k.a. COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT BANK), Mirdamad Blvd., North East Corner of Mirdamad Bridge, No. 271, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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TOSEE TAAVON BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E TOSE'E TA'AVON; a.k.a. COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT BANK; a.k.a. TOSE'E TA'AVON BANK), Mirdamad Blvd., North East Corner of Mirdamad Bridge, No. 271, Tehran, Iran; No. 271, 4th Floor, Mirdamad Blvd, Northeast of Mirdamad Bridge, Tehran, Iran; Website www.ttbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

TOURISM BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GARDESHGARI), Vali Asr St., above Vey Park, Shahid Fiazi St., No. 51, first floor, Tehran, Iran [IRAN].
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TOURISM BANK (a.k.a. BANK-E GARDESHGARI; a.k.a. GARDESHGARI BANK), Vali Asr St., above Vey Park, Shahid Fiazi St., No. 51, first floor, Tehran, Iran; No. 51, Shahid Fayazi St, ValiAsr Ave, Tehran, Iran; Website www.tourismbank.ir; Additional Sanctions Information - Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN] [IRAN-EO13902].

First published on 10/09/2020

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