Banking system in Cyprus


Institutions of regulation and supervision 

Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission 

Ministry of Finance

Insurance Companies Control Service (ICCS)

Central bank of Cyprus

Law about credit institutions 

Association of Cyprus Banks

List of the banks in Cyprus

Local banks
  1. Bank of Cyprus Public Company Ltd
  2. Co-operative Central Bank Ltd
  3. Cyprus Development Bank Public Company Limited (The)
  4. Cyprus Popular Bank Public Co Ltd
  5. Hellenic Bank Public Company Limited
  6. Housing Finance Corporation
Foreign banks
  Subsidiaries of foreign banks

Subsidiaries of foreign banks from E.U. member states

  1. Αlpha Bank Cyprus Ltd
  2. Emporiki Bank – Cyprus Limited
  3. Eurobank Cyprus Ltd
  4. National Bank of Greece (Cyprus) Ltd
  5. Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) Ltd

Subsidiaries of foreign banks from non E.U. member states

  1. RCB BANK LTD
  2. Societe Generale Bank-Cyprus Limited
  3. USB Bank Plc
 Branches of foreign banks

Branches of foreign banks from E.U. member states

  1. Alpha Bank A.E.
  2. AS Expobank 
  3. Banque SBA
  4. Barclays Bank PLC
  5. Central Cooperative Bank PLC
  6. First Investment Bank Ltd
  7. Joint Stock Company “Trasta Komercbanka”
  8. National Bank of Greece S.A.
  9. Saxo Bank A/S

Branches of foreign banks 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. FBME Bank Ltd
  10. IBL Bank sal
  11. Jordan Ahli Bank plc
  12. Jordan Kuwait Bank PLC
  13. Lebanon and Gulf Bank SAL
  14. Open joint-stock company AVTOVAZBANK
  15. OJSC Promsvyazbank
  16. Privatbank Commercial Bank
Representative offices
Atlasmont Banka A.D

Source: Cyprus Central Bank website, 07.05.2014.