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Supervised Institutions

In the context of providing information to interested parties, the Bank of Greece publishes in this section, lists of:

(a) credit or financial institutions authorised in Greece, and  

(b) credit or financial institutions authorised in other EU Member States, which provide the services referred to in Article 11(1) of Law 4261/2014, such as extension of credit, including the issue of letters of credit, on the basis of the "EU passport". The "EU passport", i.e. the freedom to provide services within the EU, with or without establishment, is based on the harmonised supervisory framework applied in every EU Member State.  

By clicking on each list you can see the details of institutions in each category:

1. List of credit institutions operating in Greece (this list includes credit institutions authorised in Greece, branches of credit institutions authorised in an EU Member State and operating under an "EU passport” (Law 4261/2014, Directive 2013/36/EU), branches of credit institutions authorised in a non-EU country, as well as credit institutions exempted from the scope of Law 4261/2014)
2. List of credit institutions authorised in Greece with operations abroad through a subsidiary or a branch
3. List of leasing companies authorised in Greece
4. List of factoring companies authorised in Greece
5. List of credit companies authorised in Greece
6. List/register of payment institutions authorised in Greece
7. List/register of electronic money institutions authorised in Greece
8. List of representative offices of foreign credit institutions authorised in Greece
9. List/register of bureaux de change
10. List of credit institutions, by home country (base), having notified their intention to provide services in Greece
11. List of financial institutions, by home country (base), having notified their intention to provide services in Greece
12. List of payment institutions, by home country, having notified their intention to provide services in Greece
13. List of electronic money institutions, by home country, having notified their intention to provide services in Greece
14. Credit Servicing Firms

The public can also obtain relevant information regarding: 

  • credit institutions authorised in EEA countries;
  • branches of credit institutions authorised in EEA countries that operate in other EEA countries; and
  • branches of credit institutions authorised in non-EEA countries that have been authorised in EEA countries

from the register maintained by the European Banking Authority in English ("EBA Credit Institution Register”), which can be accessed through the following link:
http://www.eba.europa.eu/risk-analysis-and-data/credit-institutions-register