Kosovo National Retail Payments Strategy

The strategic approach of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo (CBK) for the development of retail payments in Kosovo, is structured with a clear vision: Creating a modern and inclusive retail payments market, supported by a safe and efficient payment infrastructures, and a wide range of payment instruments and services that meet the needs of payment service users throughout the country.

The National Retail Payments Strategy (NRPS) 2021-2026 is drafted by the CBK efforts with support from the World Bank under the SECO-funded Payments and Remittances Program and in consultation with other relevant public and private sector authorities in the field of payments, with the aim of modernizing the national payment system (NPS), based on international best practices and standards.


National Strategy for Low Value Payments in Kosovo 2021-2026