Oversight of Payment Instruments


Danmarks Nationalbank oversees the most important Danish payment instruments, currently assessed to be the Dankort, Betalingsservice (direct debit) and credit transfers. Danmarks Nationalbank's oversight of payment instruments is based on the European Central Bank's, ECB's, oversight standards for payment instruments. Danmarks Nationalbank also follows developments in this area.

Oversight of payment instruments is based on the ECB's oversight standards for payment instruments and takes place in accordance with Danmarks Nationalbank's policy for oversight of the financial infrastructure in Denmark.

Assessment reports

The most important Danish payment instruments are currently assessed to be the Dankort, Betalingsservice and credit transfers. Assessing whether the instruments comply with the ECB's oversight standards for payment instruments is an important aspect of Danmarks Nationalbank's oversight of the Dankort, Betalingsservice and credit transfers. Once an assessment has been completed, its main conclusions are published. Danmarks Nationalbank is currently assessing the payment instruments specified above in relation to the ECB's oversight standards.

Oversight reporting

Activities in relation to the current oversight of payment instruments are described in the annual oversight report, Oversight of the Financial Infrastructure.