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Information on Registration and Licensing of Credit Institutions in 20181

31 December 2017 31 January 28 February
Registration of credit institutions
1. Total number of CIs2 registered by the Bank of Russia or on the ground of its decision by the authorised registrar3 923 917 915
of which:
— banks
867 861 859
— non-bank CIs 56 56 56
1.1. CIs that have been registered by the Bank of Russia but have not yet paid up authorised capital and have not been granted licence (within the period established by legislation) 0 0 0
of which:
— banks
0 0 0
— non-bank CIs 0 0 0
Operating credit institutions
2. Total number of CIs with banking licence4 561 558 551
of which:
— banks
517 514 507
— non-bank CIs 44 44 44
2.1. CIs with licence (permit) granting them the right:
— to take deposits of individuals 468 466 460
— to conduct operations in foreign currency 358 358 355
— CIs with general licence 189 186 184
— to conduct operations with precious metals 149 153 153
2.2. Total credit institutions covered by the mandatory deposit insurance system5 472 470 464
3. Registered authorised capital of operating CIs (million rubles) 2,635,098 2,484,312 2,511,411
4. Total number of branches of operating CIs in Russia 890 869 869
of which
— Sberbank branches6
93 93 93
5. Total number of branches of operating CIs abroad7 6 6 6
6. Total number of representative offices of operating Russian CIs8 224 250 251
of which:
— in Russia
196 222 223
— in non-CIS countries 20 20 20
— in CIS countries 8 8 8
7. Total number of additional offices of CIs 20,263 20,008 20,067
of which
— Sberbank additional offices
11,813 11,993 12,054
8. Total number of cash points of CIs 3,033 2,744 2,652
of which
— Sberbank cash points
1,711 1,489 1,422
9. Total number of credit and cash offices of CIs 1,972 1,961 1,954
of which
— Sberbank credit and cash offices
0 0 0
10. Total number of credit institutions’ operations offices (branches) 7,743 7,010 7,021
of which
— Sberbank operations offices
600 595 593
11. Total number of mobile cash points of credit institutions (branches) 275 276 275
of which
— Sberbank mobile cash points
272 273 272


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 Information is based, among other things, on data received from the authorised registering body as of the reporting date

2 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 authorised registrar before 1 July 2002, and granted permission to conduct banking operations;
  • a legal entity registered by the Bank of Russian before 1 July 2002, or by the authorised registrar that once had but lost the right to conduct banking operations;

3 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.

4 Credit institutions registered by the Bank of Russia before 1 July 2002, or by the authorised registrar and having banking licence.

5 Statistics are provided in accordance with the information submitted by the state corporation Deposit Insurance Agency to the Bank of Russia as of the balance sheet date.

6 Sberbank branches that have been recorded in the State Register of Credit Institutions and received ordinal numbers. Before 1 January 1998, the monthly information on credit institutions indicated in this line the total number of Sberbank establishments — 34,426.

7 Branches opened by Russian CIs abroad.

8 Representative offices of Russian CIs abroad comprise the offices of whose opening abroad the Bank of Russia has been notified.

Updated on 13 March 2018.