Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Financial


Category-Subcategory: Financial
Category Description:

Related to the duties, transactions, or otherwise falling under the purview of financial institutions or United States Government fiscal functions. Uses may include, but are not limited to, customer information held by a financial institution.

Subcategory Description: N/A
Marking:   FNC


  • CUI Specified authorities include specific handling practices that differ from general CUI requirements. For Specified authorities, reference individual Safeguarding/Dissemination control citations for distinct requirements
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.

Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
18 USC 1906 Specified 18 USC 1906
12 USC 3412(a) Specified 12 USC 3417
12 USC 3418
12 USC 5322(d)(5)(A) Basic  
31 USC 5318(g)(2)(A)(ii) Specified 31 USC 5321 Civil Penalties
31 USC 5322 Criminal Penalties
31 USC 5318(f)
5 USC Appendix 107(a) Basic  
31 CFR 800.702(a) Basic 50 USC 4555 (previously 50 USC Appendix 2155)



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.