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Below you can read exactly what a payment institutions does. And what you can find in the register. Finally, we will explain how you can search the register.

What does a payment institution do?

A payment institution provides payment services, such as cash deposits and withdrawals. And direct debits and wire transfers.

What can you find in the register?

Most services require a licence from DNB. Read more about the different services requiring a licence . Some payment institutions do not need a licence. There are also institutions offering their payment services on the basis of a European passport. They are licensed in another country of the European Economic Area (EEA). You can also find this information in the register.

The register is updated every workday at 06:00 AM.

How do you search the register?

In the first box, select a financial service. In the second box, type the name of an institution or part of the name, and click ‘Search’. You can also leave this box empty to get the complete list. Clicking on a search result will take you to a detail page with more information about the institution.


As a result of the expiry of the transitional period after Brexit, the public DNB Financial Supervision Act (Wft) register for incoming and outgoing notifications from/to the UK has been updated as of 1 January 2021. This means, for instance, that notifications entered in the Wft register for cross-border services to or from the UK, including Gibraltar, via passporting rights or the establishment of a branch, have been removed from the Wft Register. You can find an overview of the notifications that have been deleted here.