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Licensing Department
Director: Oleksander Bevz

Tel.: +380 44 521 89 17

Main Functions:
  • ensuring the NBU functions pertaining to registration and licensing of banks, financial institutions, and other legal entities, measures to ensure licensing, approval, and registration activities in the payment market as follows:
  • approving banks’ charters and amendments thereto, licensing banking business and transactions, as permitted by applicable law, maintaining the State Register of Banks;
  • keeping records of the State Register of Financial Institutions, and – as provided by legal acts and regulations – of other financial institutions, and entities other than financial institutions that are licensed to provide certain financial services, state regulation and supervision over the activities of which is performed by the NBU;
  • preliminarily evaluation of the entities qualifying for participation in withdrawal of insolvent banks from the market;
  • keeping the Register of Payment Systems, Settlement Systems, Participants and Payment Infrastructure Service Providers;
  • issuing and revoking (cancelling) licenses to nonbank financial institutions and  entities other than financial institutions but authorized to provide certain financial services, licenses to conduct activities on provision of financial services, licenses to transfer funds in domestic currency without opening accounts, licenses to perform foreign exchange operations according to the legislation, performance of other licensing and registering actions as regards nonbank institutions;
  • issuing licenses to legal entities for providing cash collection services and permits for the cash processing and storage;
  • approving and registering activities for members of the payment market.