National Payment Card System Joint Stock Company (NSPK JSC) is the operator of MIR National Payment System.
Development of the National Payment System plays a key role in ensuring the sovereignty of the national payment industry. The National Payment System guarantees secure and uninterrupted processing of domestic bank card transactions.
Our objectives are to ensure uninterrupted processing of transactions performed with the international payment systems’ cards in Russia, to establish and develop the National Payment System, and to issue a national payment card.
Since 1 April 2015, any domestic transaction performed with a card of any payment system, including international payment systems, in Russia has been processed through the Operational and Payment Clearing Center (NSPK OPCC).
In December 2015, the first cards of MIR National Payment System were issued, the name and the logo of which were chosen as a result of the All-Russian competition.
MIR national payment card is accepted anywhere in Russia and enables its cardholders to perform all types of transactions: withdraw cash, pay for purchases in retail stores, and make contactless and mobile payments.
NSPK JSC was established on 23 July 2014.
100 percent of NSPK JSC’s shares are held by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
NSPK JSC’s activities are regulated by Federal Law No. 161 On the National Payment System, The National Payment System Development Strategy and The National Payment Card System Concept.
NSPK JSC has successfully passed the assessment for compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS 3.2) in 2018.