Financial Services from the heart of the South Pacific.



The Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority, operating as Cook Islands Finance, is a statutory body established pursuant to the Financial Services Development Act 2009. The primary objective of Cook Islands Finance is to promote and develop Cook Islands financial services industry.


The statutory body establishes a Board of Directors comprised of both government and private stakeholders and is led by a Chairman appointed by the Cook Islands Minister of Finance. The Board of Directors appoints the Chief Executive Officer who manages and leads the agency in promoting the long term development interest of the financial services industry.

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The Cook Islands has been providing wealth management to individuals and families across the world for over 30 years.  The Cook Islands offers modern, innovative and robust legislation together with service providers who bring experience and expertise to the structuring and management of private wealth. Structures ranging from simple standalone vehicles to complex, sophisticated wealth management plans incorporating trusts, companies, foundations and partnerships to meet the needs of a global client base.


The Cook Islands is able to offer a full range of retail and commercial banking options to its residents as well as non-residents.


Non-residents establishing trusts and entities through the Cook Islands’ international legislation can also access private banking and asset management services in a number of the world’s leading financial centres.


Banks in the Cook Islands are established pursuant to the Banking Act 2011 and are licensed and regulated by the Cook Islands Financial Supervisory Commission.


A full range of insurance business is permitted in the Cook Islands including; life, health, accident, property, marine, aviation and travel.



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