About NSPK

Joint Stock Company National System of Payment Cards (NSPK) 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 transactions of Russian bank cards.

Our objectives are to ensure uninterrupted processing of transactions made with the international payment cards within Russia, to establish and develop the National System of Payment Cards and to issue a national payment card.

As of April 1, 2015 the processing of any domestic transaction made with a card of any payment system, including international payment systems, within Russia occurs through the Operational and Payment Clearing Center (NSPK OPCC).

In December 2015, the first national payment cards Mir were issued.  Its name and logo were chosen as a result of the nationwide competition in Russia.

The national payment card Mir will be accepted anywhere within Russia and will allow its cardholders to conduct all types of transactions: withdraw cash, pay for purchases in retail stores and make contactless and mobile payments.

JSC NSPK was established on July 23, 2014.

100% of JSC NSPK shares belong to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

NSPK is regulated by Federal Law No. 161 On the National Payment SystemThe National Payment System Development Strategy and The Concept of Creating the National System of Payment Cards.