Bank Melli

Also Known As:
Bank Melli Iran
BMI
National Bank of Iran

Industry:
Banking

Country:
Iran

Address:
Bank Melli Iran Central Depts, Ferdowsi Ave., Tehran, Iran

Phone:
98 (21) 6649 7820, 98 21 33231

Website:
www.bmi.ir

Reason for the color:
Removed from the OFAC, SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action;
Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on October 25, 2007;
Bank Melli provides banking services to entities involved in Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs; Bank Melli also provides banking services to the IRGC and the Qods Force. Entities owned or controlled by the IRGC or the Qods Force use Bank Melli for a variety of financial services;
Bank Mellat provides banking services in support of Iran’s nuclear entities, namely the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Novin Energy Company;

Removed from the European Union Iranian sanctions list as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems;
Listed by the European Union on June 23, 2008 as an entity linked to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran’s development of nuclear weapon delivery systems;
Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement;

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