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Notice to Vendors & Purchasers: Identity Verification Required Under Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

Goffs is licensed by the Property Services Regulatory Authority in Ireland (PSRA).  To comply with our obligations as set out by the PSRA and the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2021, we are now required to verify the identity of all our customers.
 
In light of this, Goffs wish to make all vendors and purchasers aware of compulsory new registration requirements.

N.B.  It is important to point out that this is only required at the outset and will not be recurring on each occasion a vendor or purchaser engages with Goffs.


Please follow the steps below to complete the registration:

 
Registration Requirements:
 
Goffs has introduced the ID-PAL app to verify the identity of customers in real-time simply, securely and conveniently. 
 
In order to enter a lot for sale and/or bid on-site or online at any of our auctions, all new and regular customers will be asked to create an online account with Goffs or login to your existing account here and provide the following by downloading your unique ID-Pal link:
 
For private individuals

  1. A copy of a government issued photo ID (e.g. passport, national ID card); and
  2. Proof of permanent residential address dated within the last 6 months (e.g. bank or credit card statement, utility bill, tax authority letter)
  3. Letter of Authorisation - if bidding on behalf of an individual or company.

 
For companies

  1. A copy of a government issued photo ID (e.g. passport, national ID card) for TWO Directors and any majority shareholders with +25% shareholding; and
  2. Proof of permanent residential address dated within the last 6 months (e.g. bank or credit card statement, utility bill, tax authority letter) for TWO Directors and majority shareholders with +25% shareholding.

 
Goffs Group Chief Executive Henry Beeby commented:
 
“Every sale at Goffs is conducted with transparency, honesty and integrity and is supported by a number of systems to ensure that our business and that of our clients is protected.  Adherence to this latest anti-money laundering legislation is another measure that will further strengthen the high standards that have been central to Goffs since 1866, and we are grateful to all our customers for their understanding and assistance in complying with the identity registration process.”
 
If you are unable to provide any of the documentation requested please email us at accountadmin@goffs.ie

Failure to provide documentation may mean that we will be unable to provide our services to you.