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Supervisory fees

The ECB covers the costs of its supervisory tasks and responsibilities by levying an annual fee on all supervised banks.

The ECB Regulation on supervisory fees lays down the methodology and procedure for the calculation and collection of the ECB annual supervisory fees. This section of the banking supervision website complements this process.

Key dates
Deadline for nominating fee debtor (for banking groups only)

30 September 2023

Deadline for providing or updating contact details of fee debtor

30 September 2023

Deadline for notification of exclusion of total assets and/or risk exposure corresponding to non-SSM subsidiaries (where applicable)

30 September 2023

Deadline for submission of fee factors (where applicable)

13 November 2023

Publication of fee factors (for all fee debtors)

January 2024

Expected issuance of fee notices

May 2024

Payment deadline 35 days after issuance of fee notices

Who has to pay?

All supervised banks established in the countries participating in European banking supervision.

Fee debtor

How is the fee calculated?

The fee is calculated according to the bank’s importance and risk profile. In principle, bigger banks with higher risk profiles pay higher fees.

Estimate your fee

How to pay the supervisory fee

There are various ways of paying the supervisory fee. Details are given in the annual fee notice.

Fee notice and payment

What are the fee factors?

Fee factors are data about a supervised bank used to calculate the annual supervisory fee.

Fee factors

Will a change in my bank’s situation affect my annual supervisory fee?

A change in your bank’s situation, such as a change in supervisory status, withdrawal of authorisation or merger, could affect the supervisory fee.

Change in situation

Contact the fees team

European Central Bank
Budgeting and Controlling Division
60640 Frankfurt am Main

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