Licensing & Supervision

Register of Credit Institutions operating in Cyprus

1. LOCAL AUTHORISED CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

      A.   CREDIT INSTITUTIONS
     
     1. Ancoria Bank Limited 
     2. Astrobank Limited
     3. Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd
     4. Cooperative Central Bank Ltd (Central Body of Cooperative Credit Institutions)
     5. Cyprus Development Bank Public Company Limited (The)  
     6. Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd*
     7. Hellenic Bank Public Company Limited 
     8. Housing Finance Corporation
     9. RCB BANK LTD

*The "Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd" is currently subject to resolution. In view of the above it is prohibited from assuming any new obligations to the public in the form of deposits, securities or other evidence of debt.    

 B.   COOPERATIVE CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

       COOPERATIVE CREDIT INSITUTIONS AFFILIATED TO THE CENTRAL BODY

     1. Allileggyis Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
     2. Cyprus Civil Servants Co-operative Building and Savings Society Ltd
     3. Cyprus Educational Cooperative Savings Society Limited
     4. Cyprus Police and Military Cooperative Savings Society Ltd
     5. Famagusta - Larnaca Co-operative Savings Society Ltd
     6. Kocinoxoria Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
     7. Lakatamia - Dheftera Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
     8. "LEDRA" Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
     9. Limassol Co-operative Savings Society Ltd
   10. Makrasyka - Larnaka - District of Famagusta Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
   11. Nicosia Co-operative Savings Society Ltd
   12. Paphos Cooperative Savings Society Ltd
   13. Periferiaki Limassol Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
   14. Periferiaki Nicosia Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
   15. Strovolos Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
   16. Tamassos - Orinis and Pitsilias Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
   17. Telecommunications Energy and Banks Employees Cooperative Savings Society Ltd
   18. Troodos Co-operative Credit Society Ltd
         

2. FOREIGN AUTHORISED CREDIT INSTITUTIONS AND BRANCHES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FROM EU MEMBER STATES OPERATING UNDER THE "EUROPEAN PASSPORT"

  A. SUBSIDIARIES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

    I.  SUBSIDIARIES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FROM E.U. MEMBER STATES

  1. Αlpha Bank Cyprus Ltd
  2. Eurobank Cyprus Ltd
  3. National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd

   II.  SUBSIDIARIES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FROM NON E.U. MEMBER STATES

  1. Societe Generale Bank-Cyprus Limited
  2. USB Bank Plc

B. BRANCHES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS

    I. BRANCHES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FROM E.U. MEMBER STATES

  1. AS Expobank 
  2. Banque SBA
  3. Central Cooperative Bank PLC
  4. EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A.
  5. First Investment Bank Ltd 
  6. National Bank of Greece S.A.
  7. Saxo Bank A/S*

* The branch is expected to terminate its activities within the coming months.


  II. BRANCHES OF FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS FROM NON E.U. MEMBER STATES

  1. Arab Jordan Investment Bank SA
  2. Bank of Beirut SAL
  3. BankMed s.a.l. 
  4. Banque BEMO SAL 
  5. BBAC SAL 
  6. BLOM Bank SAL 
  7. Byblos Bank SAL 
  8. Credit Libanais SAL 
  9. IBL Bank sal 
  10. Joint-stock company AVTOVAZBANK 
  11. Jordan Ahli Bank plc
  12. Jordan Kuwait Bank PLC 
  13. Lebanon and Gulf Bank SAL 
  14. Promsvyazbank PJSC
  15. Public Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank "Privatbank"*

* Following the amendment of the licence of the branch of Public Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank "Privatbank" by the Central Bank of Cyprus on 20/12/2016, the said branch is not permitted to engage in any banking business, other than: (i) the repayment or renewal of existing deposits and the acceptance of payments towards existing credit facilities, and (ii) the repayment of administrative expenses relating to the operations of the branch.    

   

 3. REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES

 

 
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