The National Bank of Ukraine has cancelled a number of fees for services of the National Payment System PROSTIR (NPS PROSTIR) for the duration of martial law.
The decision has been made to support participants and partners of the NPS PROSTIR and ensure an uninterrupted operation of the system under martial law.
In particular, the NBU will temporarily not charge fees for the following services:
- support of participants and independent processing centers connected to PROSTIR’s Central Router and the Settlement and Clearing Center of the NPS PROSTIR (fees were charged on a monthly basis)
- servicing the authorization server software (monthly fees were charged for every package)
- submitting reports via email (fees were charged for every kilobyte of information).
- information services provided to the information acquirer for verification, routing, and processing of data (monthly fees were charged for every device that supplied primary data for processing during the month).
Relevant provisions are stipulated in NBU Board Resolution No. 64 On Non-applying Fees for Certain Services (Transactions) of the National Payment System PROSTIR Under Martial Law dated 24 March 2022.
Fees for other services and transactions provided by the NBU in the NPS PROSTIR remain unchanged.
As previously reported, the NBU performs functions of the payment system operator, the Central Router, the Settlement and Clearing Center, and the settlement bank of the NPS PROSTIR.