The Bank of Albania licenses, regulates and supervises the following financial institutions:

  • Banks
  • Non-bank financial institutions that provide services such as foreign exchange, microcredit, factoring, financial leasing, transfers and payments
  • Saving and Loan associations and their unions
  • Foreign Exchange Bureaus

The Bank of Albania implements risk-based supervision on institutions licensed by it. This approach means it pays special attention to the most important financial institutions, services and products for the market and the consumers.