Plzeň regional office

Out-of-Prague offices of CNB departments, specifically the Plzeň Operational Division of the Cash Department, the Plzeň Payment Services and Currency Exchange Inspection Unit of the Payment Services and Currency Exchange Supervision Division, which carries on selected supervisory activities of the Financial Market Supervision Department II, and the Insurance Intermediary Registration Unit of the Licensing Department, which carries on selected registration activities of the Licensing and Enforcement Department, are located at the Plzeň regional office.

The Plzeň Operational Division and both units are located in the CNB building in Plzeň at the following address:

Husova 10
305 67 Plzeň

Postal address
Na Příkopě 28
115 03 Praha 1
tel.: 224 411 111
fax: 224 412 404

Plzeň Operational Division of the Cash Department

Teller service for CNB clients and for public
Monday to Friday: 7.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m, 12.30 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 7.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

tel.: 377 174 202

Responsible for

  • managing money reserves
  • performing cash services
  • selling commemorative coins and numismatic material to the CNB’s contractual partners
  • providing compensation for damaged banknotes and coins and exchanging invalid and worn out banknotes and coins
  • executing payments
  • maintaining accounts of the state budget and other clients and state financial assets and liabilities accounts, including cash operations on those accounts
  • receiving submissions from natural persons

Plzeň Payment Services and Currency Exchange Inspection Unit of the Payment Services and Currency Exchange Supervision Division

Responsible for

  • performing on-site supervision of electronic money institutions, foreign electronic money institutions operating in the Czech Republic through a branch, small-scale electronic money issuers, payment institutions, foreign payment institutions operating in the Czech Republic through a branch and small-scale payment service providers unless they are investment firms, and bureaux-de-change
  • imposing obligations in ex-officio proceedings in the form of on-site orders during inspections of bureaux-de-change
  • conducting statistical surveys in the non-financial sector of the economy

Insurance Intermediary and Tied Agent Registration Unit

Tel. 377 174 204

Responsible for

  • performing authorisation and registration activities under the Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution Act relating to the provision and extension of independent intermediary licences and entries of independent intermediaries in the register, including entries of changes and removals from the register upon notification; doing likewise in respect of tied agents and supplementary insurance intermediaries
  • making changes to entries in the register in respect of independent intermediaries under the Supplementary Pension Savings Act; extending independent intermediary licences
  • making entries or changes to entries of tied agents of an investment intermediary, an investment firm, a management company or a foreign entity providing investment services in the Czech Republic in the list of tied agents; removing tied agents from the list upon request or notification; extending tied agent licences
  • making entries or changes to entries of tied agents of a pension management company and tied agents of an independent intermediary under the Supplementary Pension Savings Act in the register of tied agents; removing tied agents from the register upon request or notification; extending tied agent licences
  • making entries or changes to entries of tied agents under the Consumer Credit Act and intermediaries of specific-purpose consumer credit in the register, removing them from the register upon notification and extending licences of non-bank consumer credit providers, independent intermediaries, tied agents and intermediaries of specific-purpose consumer credit
  • accepting notifications from entities authorised to carry on bureau de change activity of the location of bureaux de change and changes thereto under the Bureau de Change Activity Act
  • making entries or changes to entries of authorised representatives under the Payment System Act in the list of payment institutions and the list of electronic money institutions and removing them from the list upon notification
  • making entries or changes to entries of distributors of the pan-European personal pension product in the list of distributors of the pan-European personal pension product under the Pan-European Personal Pension Product Act and removing them from the list upon notification
  • extending investment intermediary licences
  • renewing entries of foreign investment funds in the list under Article 597 of the Management Companies and Investment Funds Act
  • ensuring that the information in the lists and registers, i.e. the list/register under the Insurance and Reinsurance Distribution Act, of tied agents under the Capital Market Undertakings Act, of tied agents under the Supplementary Pension Savings Act, of tied agents under the Consumer Credit Act and of intermediaries of specific-purpose consumer credit, of payment institutions (only in respect of appointed agents), of electronic money institutions (only in respect of appointed agents) and of distributors of the pan-European personal pension product, is complete, correct and accurate
  • making notifications under Directive 2016/97/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on insurance distribution