Oversight of the Payment System

The main objective of oversight performed by the Governor of NBP is to promote safety and efficiency of payment infrastructure as well as to ensure compliance with the legal rules of its functioning in order to guarantee smooth operation and thereby to reduce the systemic risk.

Abovementioned activities pertain to the following responsibilities of NBP for:

  • maintaining the stability of the national financial system,
  • maintaining public confidence in the national currency,
  • protecting and ensuring transmission channels for monetary policy.

Payment System oversight focuses on functioning of payment systems, payment schemes, securities clearing systems, securities settlement systems and acquiring services.

The objectives of oversight activities performed by the Governor of NBP entails: performing assessments of the above systems and schemes and services, collecting information regarding the current operations from overseen entities, inducing necessary amendments to the rules of functioning of overseen services, systems and schemes.

In order to submit the documents connected to NBP’s proceedings in the area of oversight of payment systems and payment schemes please contact us by e-mail nadzor@nbp.pl

According to the regulation of art. 132zu of Act of 19 August 2011 on Payment Services, documents connected to NBP’s proceedings in the area of payment schemes shall be submitted in electronic form only.

NBP interest rates

Reference rate 6.75
Lombard rate 7.25
Deposit rate 6.25
Rediscount rate 6.80
Discount rate 6.85

Exchange rates

Table of 2022-11-30
1 EUR4.6684
1 USD4.5066
1 CHF4.7421
1 GBP5.4151
100 JPY3.2466

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00-919 Warszawa

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