Norges Bank

FAQ Norges Bank

Norges Bank is the central bank of Norway. The Bank has executive and advisory responsibilities in the area of monetary policy, manages Norway’s foreign exchange reserves and the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) and is responsible for promoting efficient and robust payment systems and financial markets. In addition, the Bank has the sole right to issue Norwegian banknotes and coins.

Norges Bank is a separate legal entity owned by the state. Even though Norges Bank acts on behalf of the government and the nation, the Bank plays an independent role in the Norwegian state system.

No, you cannot. Norges Bank does not offer any banking services to the general public.

Norges Bank's settlement system (NBO) is open Monday through Friday from 5.30 am until 4.35 pm. See the list of settlement days.