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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 2013
(information is compiled on data received from the authorized registering body as of the reporting date)

Jan. 31 Feb. 28 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 1,094 1,093 1,095 1,093 1,093 1,091 1,085 1,083 1,079 1,076 1,074 1,071
of which:
— banks
1,027 1,027 1,027 1,024 1,024 1,021 1,014 1,011 1,008 1,004 1,002 999
— non-bank Cis 67 66 68 69 69 70 71 72 71 72 72 72
1.1. Number of wholly foreign-owned CIs 73 73 76 78 78 78 77 76 77 76 76 76
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 0 3 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 0
of which:
— banks
0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
— non-bank Cis 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0
Operating credit institutions
2. Total number of CIs with licence to conduct banking operations2 955 956 954 955 958 956 951 947 942 936 930 923
of which:
— banks
896 896 895 895 896 894 889 885 879 873 867 859
— non-bank Cis 59 60 59 60 62 62 62 62 63 63 63 64
2.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposits of individuals 783 783 783 783 784 784 778 776 770 767 762 756
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 648 650 651 652 655 653 650 646 641 633 630 623
— CIs with general licence 270 270 270 270 271 271 269 269 270 272 270 270
— to conduct operations with precious metals 212 213 213 214 215 215 213 213 213 213 212 209
2.2. Total number of CIs with foreign stakes in authorized capital 247 246 246 246 251 248 250 251 252 253 251 251
of which:
— wholly foreign-owned CIs
73 73 74 74 77 77 77 76 77 76 76 76
— CIs with a foreign stake of more than 50% 44 45 45 45 44 44 45 45 42 44 45 46
2.3. Total credit institutions covered by the compulsory deposit insurance system3 792 793 793 793 794 793 786 783 777 773 768 762
3. Registered authorised capital of operating CIs (million rubles) 1,342,577 1,390,753 1,398,836 1,405,103 1,407,979 1,411,805 1,412,630 1,415,192 1,440,098 1,443,209 1,451,360 1,463,914
4. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 2,307 2,268 2,243 2,212 2,204 2,187 2,158 2,128 2,093 2,067 2,037 2,005
of which:
— Sberbank branches4
210 183 175 163 161 154 143 122 111 105 101 95
— branches of wholly foreign-owned banks 135 134 130 129 115 112 109 105 103 101 100 95
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 408 404 403 403 374 339 340 340 339 340 345 344
of which:
— in Russia
367 364 364 363 333 297 297 297 296 296 300 300
— in non-CIS countries 29 28 27 27 28 29 29 29 29 30 31 30
— in CIS countries 12 12 12 13 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14
8. Total number of additional offices of CIs 23,729 23,881 24,028 24,119 24,161 24,316 24,436 24,410 24,521 24,620 24,590 24,486
of which
— Sberbank additional offices
11,292 11,389 11,490 11,517 11,541 11,613 11,689 11,639 11,802 11,921 11,914 11,880
9. Total number of cash points of CIs 9,271 9,162 9,069 9,049 9,003 8,852 8,643 8,476 8,306 8,155 8,054 7,845
of which
— Sberbank cash points
6,339 6,269 6,173 6,164 6,152 6,025 5,841 5,731 5,627 5,479 5,399 5,243
10. Total number of credit and cash offices of CIs 2,169 2,202 2,236 2,269 2,297 2,334 2,372 2,428 2,433 2,453 2,470 2,463
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) 7,553 7,640 7,779 7,858 7,947 8,036 8,104 8,062 8,097 8,226 8,353 8,436
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
674 671 684 685 686 688 674 672 671 670 677 669
12. Mobile cash points of credit institutions (branches) 122 123 123 123 132 133 134 133 136 136 137 146
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
117 118 118 118 125 126 127 127 130 130 131 141
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 138 137 138 135 134 133 133 135 137 139 143 148
14. Total number of CIs liquidated as legal entities, whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions8 2,055 2,056 2,058 2,061 2,062 2,065 2,072 2,075 2,079 2,083 2,085 2,088
of which:
— CIs liquidated due to revocation (cancellation) of licence
1,594 1,595 1,596 1,599 1,600 1,601 1,605 1,607 1,610 1,614 1,615 1,616
— CIs liquidated due to re-organisation 460 460 461 461 461 463 466 467 468 468 469 471
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 458 458 459 459 459 461 464 465 466 466 467 469
of which:
— CIs transformed into branches of other banks
377 377 378 378 378 378 380 380 381 381 381 382
— CIs taken over by other banks (without creating a branch) 81 81 81 81 81 83 84 85 85 85 86 87
— 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 — 1,764.
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 28, 2014.