• Calling days and hours of the governing body of the National Bank of Moldova for citizens.

  • Octavian Armașu, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    1st Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 606;

  • Vladimir Munteanu, First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    2nd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 606;

  • Ion Sturzu, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    4th Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 607.

Please, note the requirements for receiving and examining petitions to the National Bank of Moldova !



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The National Bank of Moldova, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and other public institutions, have recently had a meeting with the representatives of the European Payments Council (EPC), to initiate a dialogue on Moldova's accession to the SEPA area.

The Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

The NBM's automated interbank payment system (SAPI) - the system through which payments in Moldovan lei are made on the territory of the Republic of Moldova - has celebrated 15 years since its launch.

During March 16 - 17, 2021, the National Bank of Moldova, in cooperation with the USAID Financial Sector Transparency Activity (FSTA), organized a new training cycle in preventing and combating money laundering and terrorist financing (AML/CFT) for reporting entities.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) draws the public's attention to the fact that any information on bank cards is private and should not be disclosed to anyone, not even to bank representatives.

The National Payments Council (NPC) met online in the annual meeting to discuss the balance of activities.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

Payment institutions / postal operators licensed by National Bank for activity of providing payment services.

IBAN code (International Bank Account Number) is a string of characters that uniquely identifies at the international level the customer’s account opened with a financial institution.

The National Bank of Moldova encourages the citizens to use cashless payment methods, such as internet applications and mobile payments, secure e-commerce payments and the cards for paying the goods and services in commercial points. These methods are more hygienic than the cash use and represent a good practice for preventing the spread of communicable diseases, including the COVID-19 virus.

The processing of a payment document costs maximum MDL 3.5, while for urgency – MDL 20.00. These are the maximum amounts of commissions/tariffs for payment orders received in electronic form, in Moldovan currency, through automated remote service systems: internet payments, pc-payments, mobile payments.

Recommendations for the safe use of payment cards in a physical and online environment.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) approved a series of decisions in the field of cashless payment services that cover more aspects related to the latest legislative trends at European level and related to the needs of consumers.

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