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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 2012
(information is compiled on data received from the authorized registering body as of the reporting date)

Jan. 31 Feb. 29 Mar. 31 Apr. 30 May 31 June 30 July 31 Aug. 31 Sept. 30 Oct. 31 Nov. 30 Dec. 31
Registration of credit institutions
1. Total number of CIs* registered by Bank of Russia or on the ground of its decision by authorized registrar1 1,111 1,110 1,110 1,104 1,101 1,102 1,102 1,101 1,098 1,098 1,094 1,094
of which:
— banks
1,049 1,047 1,045 1,039 1,037 1,037 1,036 1,034 1,032 1,032 1,028 1,027
— non-bank Cis 62 63 65 65 64 65 66 67 66 66 66 67
1.1. Number of wholly foreign-owned CIs 77 77 79 79 79 76 76 76 75 74 74 73
1.2. CIs that have been registered by Bank of Russia but have not yet paid up authorized capital and have not been granted licence (within the period established by legislation) 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1
of which:
— banks
1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
— non-bank Cis 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1
Operating credit institutions
2. Total number of CIs with licence to conduct banking operations2 976 974 975 970 967 965 965 963 962 961 958 956
of which:
— banks
919 916 915 910 908 906 905 903 900 900 898 897
— non-bank Cis 57 58 60 60 59 59 60 60 62 61 60 59
2.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposits of individuals 795 794 793 790 787 786 786 784 783 784 784 784
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 659 657 658 655 653 651 651 648 648 649 648 648
— CIs with general licence 273 273 273 272 271 271 271 271 270 270 270 270
— to conduct operations with precious metals 207 208 209 210 209 209 209 209 208 209 210 211
2.2. Total number of CIs with foreign stakes in authorized capital 232 233 234 235 235 236 237 239 239 239 242 244
of which:
— wholly foreign-owned CIs
77 77 79 79 79 76 76 76 75 74 74 73
— CIs with a foreign stake of more than 50% 36 36 36 36 37 41 41 43 42 43 43 44
2.3. Total credit institutions covered by the compulsory deposit insurance system3 805 804 804 800 798 797 796 794 793 794 793 793
3. Registered authorised capital of operating CIs (million rubles) 1,222,690 1,241,393 1,283,533 1,283,652 1,285,567 1,286,953 1,289,131 1,299,921 1,307,222 1,318,833 1,332,095 1,341,425
4. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 2,795 2,791 2,775 2,747 2,724 2,700 2,678 2,674 2,652 2,611 2,486 2,349
of which:
— Sberbank branches4
524 523 523 523 518 507 497 495 492 456 357 239
— branches of wholly foreign-owned banks 155 149 154 152 153 150 149 147 148 139 139 136
5. Total number of branches of operating CIs abroad5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
6. Branches of nonresident banks in Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Total number of representative offices of operating Russian CIs6 373 368 441 435 436 429 421 423 423 424 421 415
of which:
— in Russia
330 325 398 393 394 389 381 383 384 384 381 375
— in non-CIS countries 31 31 31 30 30 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
— in CIS countries 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 12 12 12
8. Total number of additional offices of CIs 22,526 22,566 22,612 22,653 22,703 22,696 22,688 22,734 22,779 22,918 23,142 23,347
of which
— Sberbank additional offices
10,485 10,497 10,501 10,496 10,508 10,504 10,506 10,521 10,535 10,636 10,787 10,923
9. Total number of cash points of CIs 10,738 10,675 10,622 10,543 10,457 10,397 10,327 10,282 10,216 10,203 9,968 9,685
of which
— Sberbank cash points
7,541 7,492 7,476 7,418 7,362 7,312 7,255 7,215 7,161 7,165 6,966 6,724
10. Total number of credit and cash offices of CIs 1,749 1,759 1,776 1,816 1,877 1,906 1,974 2,005 2,015 2,061 2,112 2,161
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Total number of credit institutions’ operations offices (branches) 5,576 5,702 5,867 6,058 6,238 6,412 6,586 6,762 6,939 7,131 7,294 7,447
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
590 590 592 607 620 629 639 637 648 649 666 670
12. Mobile cash points of credit institutions (branches) 103 105 105 109 112 112 112 113 114 114 113 118
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
99 101 101 104 107 106 106 107 108 109 108 113
Revocation of licences and liquidation of legal entities
13. CIs whose banking licence has been revoked (cancelled) and which were not deleted from the State Register7 134 135 133 133 134 136 136 136 136 136 136 137
14. Total number of CIs liquidated as legal entities, whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions8 2,030 2,031 2,033 2,039 2,042 2,042 2,043 2,046 2,049 2,050 2,054 2,055
of which:
— CIs liquidated due to revocation (cancellation) of licence
1,575 1,576 1,578 1,582 1,585 1,585 1,586 1,588 1,589 1,589 1,593 1,594
— CIs liquidated due to re-organisation 454 454 454 456 456 456 456 457 459 460 460 460
of which:
— re-organisations in the form of merger
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
— re-organisations in the form of take-overs 452 452 452 454 454 454 454 455 457 458 458 458
of which:
— CIs transformed into branches of other banks
373 373 373 375 375 375 375 376 377 377 377 377
— CIs taken over by other banks (without creating a branch) 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 80 81 81 81
— CIs liquidated due to the violation of the law relating to the authorized capital repayment 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Notes to the table:
* CI — credit institution. The term “credit institution” in this material denotes one of the following:
— a legal entity registered by the Bank of Russia or the authorized registrar before July 1, 2002, and granted permission to conduct banking operations;
— a legal entity registered by the Bank of Russian before July 1, 2002, or by the authorized registrar that once had but lost the right to conduct banking operations;
— a legal entity registered by other bodies (before the Federal Law on Banks and Banking Activities came into force) and having Bank of Russia licence to conduct banking operations.
1 Credit institutions that have the status of a legal entity as of the reporting date, including CIs that have lost the right to conduct banking operations but have not yet been liquidated as a legal entity.
2 Credit institutions registered by the Bank of Russia before July 1, 2002, or by the authorized registrar and having licence to conduct banking operations as well as non-bank CIs registered by other bodies and having Bank of Russia licence to conduct banking operations.
3 Statistics are provided in accordance with the information submitted by the public corporation “Deposit insurance agency” to the Bank of Russia as of the balance sheet date.
4 Sberbank branches that have been recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions and received ordinal numbers. Before January 1, 1998, the monthly Information Bulletin on Credit Institutions indicated in this line the total number of Sberbank institutions — 34,426.
5 Branches opened by Russian CIs abroad.
6 Representative offices of Russian CIs abroad comprise the offices of whose opening abroad the Bank of Russia has been notified.
7 Total number of CIs whose licence was revoked (cancelled), including CIs whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register — 1,731.
8 From July 1, 2002 the liquidation of a credit institution as legal entity is recorded in the State Register only after its state registration in connection with its liquidation by the authorized registrar.
Updated January 29, 2013.