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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 2014 (information is compiled on data received from the authorized registering body as of the reporting date)

January 31 February 28 March 31 April 30 May 31 June 30 July 31 August 31 September 30 October 31 November 30 December 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 1,070 1,065 1,065 1,064 1,059 1,059 1,057 1,057 1,056 1,056 1,052 1,049
of which:
— banks
998 992 992 991 987 986 984 985 984 985 980 976
— non-bank Cis 72 73 73 73 72 73 73 72 72 71 72 73
1.1. Number of wholly foreign-owned CIs 76 76 78 78 77 75 76 76 76 77 76 75
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) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1
of which:
— banks
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
— non-bank Cis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Operating credit institutions
2. Total number of CIs with licence to conduct banking operations2 915 910 900 894 888 884 877 869 859 850 842 834
of which:
— banks
854 850 841 835 829 824 818 812 804 799 790 783
— non-bank Cis 61 60 59 59 59 60 59 57 55 51 52 51
2.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposits of individuals 752 747 739 732 729 723 718 717 711 706 698 690
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 617 613 603 599 596 593 586 579 572 567 559 554
— CIs with general licence 269 268 268 267 265 263 263 263 262 259 259 256
— to conduct operations with precious metals 208 208 206 206 206 206 207 208 208 205 204 203
2.2. Total number of CIs with foreign stakes in authorized capital 249 249 245 245 242 238 234 236 231 231 228 225
of which:
— wholly foreign-owned CIs
76 76 78 78 77 75 76 76 76 76 76 75
— CIs with a foreign stake of more than 50% 45 45 41 41 39 42 42 40 37 37 36 38
2.3. Total credit institutions covered by the compulsory deposit insurance system3 758 755 746 742 739 734 728 726 719 714 706 698
3. Registered authorised capital of operating CIs (million rubles) 1,491,501 1,520,751 1,528,939 1,522,336 1,527,264 1,591,378 1,596,578 1,597,417 1,597,970 1,605,171 1,598,428 1,840,301
4. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 1,985 1,974 1,946 1,927 1,907 1,880 1,844 1,841 1,802 1,769 1,737 1,708
of which:
— Sberbank branches4
95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95 95
— branches of wholly foreign-owned banks 91 91 92 92 93 94 94 94 92 91 91 89
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 349 349 331 330 325 323 319 319 317 317 315 318
of which:
— in Russia
305 305 287 288 283 281 277 277 276 275 273 276
— in non-CIS countries 30 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 28
— in CIS countries 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 14 14
8. Total number of additional offices of CIs 24,522 24,525 24,489 24,495 24,430 24,341 24,088 23,960 23,657 23,467 23,367 23,301
of which
— Sberbank additional offices
11,889 11,918 11,921 11,920 11,895 11,868 11,860 11,834 11,812 11,802 11,775 11,734
9. Total number of cash points of CIs 7,718 7,620 7,452 7,382 7,338 7,275 7,118 7,046 6,939 6,824 6,807 6,735
of which
— Sberbank cash points
5,173 5,100 5,024 4,967 4,929 4,878 4,800 4,753 4,696 4,608 4,604 4,544
10. Total number of credit and cash offices of CIs 2,488 2,497 2,504 2,454 2,495 2,512 2,497 2,506 2,454 2,402 2,348 2,289
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) 8,485 8,603 8,878 9,092 9,269 9,291 9,296 9,434 9,388 9,322 9,357 9,273
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
663 657 656 656 654 654 653 653 651 653 652 651
12. Mobile cash points of credit institutions (branches) 153 156 160 160 164 163 166 170 182 187 192 196
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
148 151 154 154 158 158 164 168 180 185 190 194
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 155 154 165 170 171 174 180 188 197 205 209 214
14. Total number of CIs liquidated as legal entities, whose liquidation was recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions8 2,089 2,095 2,095 2,096 2,101 2,103 2,105 2,107 2,108 2,109 2,113 2,117
of which:
— CIs liquidated due to revocation (cancellation) of licence
1,617 1,623 1,623 1,623 1,628 1,630 1,632 1,633 1,634 1,635 1,637 1,638
— CIs liquidated due to re-organisation 471 471 471 472 472 472 472 473 473 473 475 478
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 469 469 469 470 470 470 470 471 471 471 473 476
of which:
— CIs transformed into branches of other banks
382 382 382 382 382 382 382 382 382 382 383 384
— CIs taken over by other banks (without creating a branch) 87 87 87 88 88 88 88 89 89 89 90 92
— 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 — 1,852.
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, 2015.