What activities are prohibited on Qonto ?
Written by Grace
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Prohibited activities on Qonto :

Companies primarily engaged in the following industries are not allowed to open a Qonto account :

  • Accessibility diagnosis (Ad'Ap)

  • Activities related to drugs, cannabis-based products, or derivatives of any kind (including THC, CBD, Hemp, and cannabidiol)

  • Activities related to the mining industry

  • Activities related to Energy Efficiency Certificates (CEE)

  • Any illegal activity

  • Auction houses, artwork Selling

  • Cartomancy, fortune-telling, clairvoyance, astrology, tarology

  • Casinos and gambling

  • Factoring

  • Financial/fiscal agent activity if not registered with a regulator

  • Holding a marketplace

  • Insurance brokerage activity if not registered with an administration

  • Management of funds, portfolio, and collective investments if not registered with a regulatory authority.

  • Military activities, including the sale of weapons, military vehicles, and their copies

  • Mining, staking, creation and/or commercialization of NFTs, blockchain development, development of wallets (hot & cold wallets), decentralized exchange, PSAN activity without registration.

  • Money transfer platform, remittance service, P2P ("peer-to-peer" payment service)

  • Online and in-store sales of industrial or cosmetic chemicals.

  • Online and in-store sales of protein powders, dietary supplements, and medicines

  • Online file sharing

  • Sale of mobile SIM cards and top-up cards

  • Sex (pornography, sex toys, escorting, prostitution)

  • Sale of goods/services that may harm, or damage the image, honor, or reputation of others

  • Tobacco or smoking products (including THC, CBD, and eCig)

  • Trading/brokerage platform or any activity related to currencies, precious metals, gemstones, other products, securities

  • Unlicensed payment services (crowdfunding, crowdlending, marketplace)

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