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Registration of payment market participants

The NBU registers:

  • payment systems established by residents and nonresidents,
  • participants of payment systems,
  • payment service providers.

Any legal entity can refer to the NBU to register a payment system and approve its operating rules in Ukraine.

Only a bank or a nonbank institution holding the license for conducting money transfers in hryvnia without opening an account can become a participant of the payment system.

Payment service providers form a special category of payment market participants the render processing, clearing, transact other operations, information or technical functions for fund transfers. Any legal entity can acquire the status of a payment service provider.