E-licenses for the transfer of foreign currency abroad
The national Bank of Ukraine according to the NBU Board Resolution No. 54 of 15.06.2017 introduces the results of Ukrainians of foreign exchange licenses in electronic form. Natural person (except entrepreneurs) will be able to obtain individual electronic license (e-license) for the transfer of foreign currency abroad for the implementation of certain foreign exchange operations through authorized banks.
Types of currency transactions
Types of currency transactions
On 03.07.2017 the National Bank of Ukraine according to Resolution of Board of the NBU No. 54 dd. 15.06.2017 has introduced issuing to Ukrainians of currency licenses in electronic form. Individuals (excluding entrepreneurs) may obtain electronic individual licenses (e-licenses) for the transfer of foreign currency abroad for performing certain currency transactions through authorized banks. On the basis of e-licenses individual will be able within a calendar year to transfer foreign currency abroad in total amount of up to USD 50,000.00 (in equivalent).
Individuals will be able to use e-licenses within established limit for performing three types of currency transactions:
for investments abroad;
of deployment of funds on personal accounts outside of Ukraine,
with a view of fulfilling commitments owed to non-residents under life insurance agreements.
Starting since 03.07.2017 “PRAVEX BANK” PJSCCB has begun accepting documents from clients with a view of submitting applications to the NBU for obtaining by clients of e-licenses for performing currency transactions.
Documents to obtain e-license
Documents for obtaining e-license
List of documents of an individual client for obtaining e-license when applying to Family Banking branch of PRAVEX BANK:
application to the National Bank on issue of e-license certified by a signature of an individual (applicant), according to Attachment 2;
documents proving that individual (applicant) has the income sufficient for making transfer of funds on the basis of e-license. Such documents can be declarations of property status and income with the mark of controlling authority of Ukraine on their receipt, certificates (information) of controlling authority on the amounts of revenues paid to individual (applicant) and of paid taxes, information from an official website of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention on declarations of property status and income submitted by individual (applicant) in furtherance of requirements of legislation in the area of corruption prevention;
originals or copies of documents confirming purpose of making the transfer from Ukraine (agreement (contract), bill (invoice) and/or other document(s) used in international practice). These documents shall contain information on the name/surname, first name, patronymic name (if available), country of location/residence of a recipient of transfer, name and country of location of the bank and details of the account to which transfer is to be performed, name of currency, amount of transfer to be paid, remittance information (purpose). Documents indicated in sub-item 3 shall not be submitted in case of obtaining e-license for deployment by individual (applicant) of funds on his/her own account outside of Ukraine.
Important! Original documents indicated above shall be submitted to the bank in paper form.
Application to the National Bank on issue of e-license shall be signed by individual (applicant) in own hand.
Copies of documents mentioned in sub-items 2 and 3 of the item may be submitted to the Bank in the form of hard copies of original paper documents. Copies of documents in paper form made from original paper documents shall be certified by signature of individual (applicant).
Information from the official website of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention on declarations of property status and income submitted by individual (applicant) in furtherance of requirements of legislation in the area of corruption prevention is to be submitted in the form of the printout certified by a signature of individual (applicant).
Documents submitted by individual (applicant) to the bank for obtaining e-license are to remain in the bank for custody.
Important! Consideration of documents of client for obtaining e-license shall be carried out by the bank within 3 working days from the date of receiving application from the client. At the same time the transfer of funds on the basis of e-license shall be made on the date of obtaining e-license. In order to avoid cases of annulment of licenses it is asked to diligently track the availability in client’s current account of sufficient amount of funds for making transfer on the date of obtaining e-license.
Name of the rate
Amount, UAH (for owners of
FAMIGLIA services package)
Amount, UAH (for depositors of the Bank and at the same time owners of
FAMIGLIA services package)
Commission fee for the transfer of funds from a current account of client on the basis of individual e-license of the NBU *
UAH 5,000.00 (without VAT)
UAH 2,500.00 (without VAT)
rate is not applicable **
* Charged at the time of the first application of client with a view of transferring funds on the basis of individual e-license of the NBU. Commission fee does not apply to the second and following applications of client with a view of transferring funds on the basis of individual e-license of the NBU within a calendar year.
** Rate does not apply to the depositors of the Bank and their close relatives making/having deposits in the Bank with deposit term equal to not less than 3 months in amount equal to at least UAH 1,000,000.00 (or equivalent in foreign currency) who are also owners/being serviced within the scope of FAMIGLIA services package. Please note! Rate applies additionally to the rate of transferring funds from a current account of individual in foreign currency to the other banks via SWIFT system.