The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), now upgraded to Financial Intelligence Department (FID) of Bhutan was established in 2011 within the Financial Supervision
Department under the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan as per the mandates of Financial Service Act 2011.
As required by the FATF Recommendation, the FIU was later formed a separate independent unit within the
framework and administrative control of Royal Monetary Authority. With enactment of AML/CFT Act 2018, the
FIU is upgraded to full fledge department from 1st July 2018.