Insurance

Dept 36 - Financial Market Supervision Department
Dept 36 - Financial Market Supervision Department

Published

  • Insurance
  • ČNB

ALL SUPERVISORY DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF STATE SUPERVISION IN INSURANCE AND PENSION FUNDS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED BY THE CNB AS OF APRIL 1, 2006.

Due to the integration of all financial market supervision entities into the Czech National Bank (CNB), the Office of State Supervision in Insurance and Pension Funds (OSSIPF) of the Ministry of Finance has ceased to exist. All supervisory duties of the OSSIPF have been conducted by the CNB as of April 1, 2006.
Employees of the OSSIPF have moved to the headquarters of the CNB, and as of Monday, April 3, 2006, are available at the

  • CNB, Na Příkopě 28, Praha 1,
  • switchboard tel. +420 224 411 111.
  • E-mail addresses follow the format name.surname@cnb.cz .

All information regarding the supervision of insurance companies and pension funds is available at the CNB website www.cnb.cz in the "Financial supervision" section.
A toll-free line 800 160 170 is available to callers from the Czech Republic, and all correspondence can be emailed to info@cnb.cz and podatelna@cnb.cz.

In accordance with Act No. 6/1993 Coll., on the Czech National Bank (pdf, 137 kB) , the Czech National Bank is responsible for supervision of the financial market in the Czech Republic.

Financial market supervision was integrated into the CNB on 1 April 2006

The CNB took over the work of the Czech Securities Commission (CSC), the Ministry of Finance’s Office for Supervision of Insurance and Supplementary Pension Insurance, and the Office for Supervision of Credit Unions, all of which ceased to exist. The CNB therefore supervises

The CNB lays down rules safeguarding the stability of the banking sector, the capital market, the insurance industry and the pension scheme industry. It systematically regulates, examines, assesses and, where appropriate, issues penalties for non-compliance with these rules.

Supervision of the insurance industry - section of CNB

The “Supervision of the insurance industry” subsection contains,

  • list of the insurance companies operating in the Czech Republic and selected aggregate data on those companies, a list of insurance actuaries and a list and
  • register of insurance intermediaries and independent loss adjusters , including other information intended for such entities.
  • This subsection also includes forms and reports for insurance companies and information on professional examinations for insurance intermediaries and brokers. (some of listed information available in Czech only)

Contacts

Switchboard Operator - connection of all phone questions of the CNB

If you have any questions phone the toll-free

  • line 800 160 170 or
  • our central switchboard on +420 224 411 111.

E-mail enquiries and submissions of the CNB

E-mail enquiries and submissions can be sent to

The address for sending documents to the CNB electronic mail room is

Address of the CNB

  • Czech National Bank
    Na Příkopě 28