About DNB


De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is a public limited company (naamloze vennootschap) whose day-to-day policy rests with the Governing Board. Being an NV, DNB has a Supervisory Board (Raad van Commissarissen). In addition, there is an advisory body called the Bank Council (Bankraad).   

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De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is responsible for safeguarding financial stability. More particularly, DNB contributes to defining and implementing the single monetary policy of the countries which have introduced the euro promotes the smooth operation of the payment system, and supervises financial institutions and the financial sector.

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On a national level the Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) participates in consultations with various entities such as fellow supervisors, sectoral and occupational organisations and government bodies.

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DNB Visitors' Centre

Immerse yourself in the world of money in the DNB Visitors' Centre. The centre presents everything you ever wanted to know about the economy and DNB's areas of expertise, and how they affect your everyday life. Step into the shoes of an examining officer, adviser or policy officer and decide on granting authorisations to financial institutions. Or find out how raising or lowering interest rates affects a lot more than you would expect.

We offer free guided tours to adults and students from the age of 16, made to measure at two different knowledge levels.

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Contact and directions

Below you will find (links to) telephone numbers, addresses and travel directions for the offices of the Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) in Amsterdam and the Visitors’ Centre.

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