Basic information

Is it possible to exchange a foreign currency in the NBS?
The NBS does not perform any foreign exchange activity; i. e. neither it buys nor sells any of the foreign currencies.
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Does the National Bank of Slovakia have an exhibition at the NBS headquarters?

Yes, it is called From the Slovak koruna to the euro. It is open only to organised groups, by appointment, and the visits are guided. Requests to visit the exhibition should be made by e-mail to: info[at] 
Groups should include at least ten people and no more than forty. Admission is free of charge.

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Does the NBS protect deposits in commercial banks?
It is not the competence of the NBS to protect bank deposits. It falls within the competence of the Deposit Protection Fund, of which the NBS is only a shareholder. The fund is based in Kapitulská 12, Bratislava. More information what banks or subsidiaries of foreign banks are subject to the fund´s protection, can be found on the website:
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