NPSC Participants

Participants in the National Payment System Committee are representatives of the following institutions:

  • Bank of Albania
  • Ministries, responsible for the following functions:
  • Treasury of the State;
  • The right to propose legal acts drafted by the Bank of Albania;
  • Consumer protection; 
  • Civil status registry;
  • Fight against cybercrime;
  • Innovation and digitalisation of public services (e-government);
  • Remittances of emigrants;
  • Other functions which, depending on the objectives and projects, may relate to the function of the Committee;
  • Financial Supervision Authority
  • Albanian Association of Banks
  • Executive-level representatives from non-bank financial institutions that carry out the activity of transfers, payments and/or electronic money, as well as infrastructure operators, and other operators licensed pursuant to the Law "On Payments System";


Depending on the topic of the agenda, other key players in the payment system and infrastructure of financial markets, may also attend NPSC meetings as observes.  Such players may be: utility companies, telecommunications companies, representatives of the Tirana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, representatives of the Competition Authority, foreign experts in the field of payment systems or services, etc.

The procedures for membership in the NPSC are set out in the Regulation No 37, dated 25.06.2014 "On the organization and functioning of the National Payment System Committee", amended, approved by the Supervisory Council of the Bank of Albania.

For issues related to the NPSC, please write to: [email protected];