Sberbank began accepting applications for "the World" and its issuance at all branches. On Thursday, November 3, "the Tape.ru" reported in the credit organization.
"The card "the World" we will provide absolutely all branches of Sberbank on the applications of our customers," said managing Director, head of merchant acquiring Sberbank Svetlana Kirsanova.
Card can be used to pay for goods and services throughout Russia, to pay for utilities, communications, taxes, fines, transfer money to Bank cards, it is noted in the message of Sberbank. This card is available to Internet-Bank "Sberbank Online" SMS service "Mobile banking".
Also clients can withdraw funds at ATMs and offices of other banks accepting the service card "the World". Using the card, you can save bonuses of the loyalty program "Thank you from Sberbank" and exchange them for discounts in shops-partners of the program, the report says.
20 September, the newspaper "Vedomosti" reported, the Bank of Russia has proposed legislation to oblige banks to issue before January 1, 2018, public sector workers national card "the World" that they will receive money from the budget and extrabudgetary state funds.
In may 2015 during the contest card, which is included in the National system of payment cards (nvqs, is a partner of MasterCard, JCB, American Express and other systems) received the name of "Peace." In the short list of names was also "Empire", "Imperial" and "Patriot".
The NPCs started to work in Russia on 1 April 2015. The need of its creation came in the summer of 2014 when Visa and MasterCard because of U.S. sanctions against Russia stopped servicing cards of some Russian banks (SMP Bank, InvestCapitalBank, the Bank "Russia" and Sobinbank). After this was adopted the law on the National system of payment cards. The document obliges the international payment systems to move their processing on the territory of Russia.