As a customer to OP Corporate Bank plc Latvia branch you can make payments in roubles and invoice your receivables from Russia in rubles.
OP Bank routes payments through the correspondent bank AO UniCredit Bank, Moscow (IMBKRUMM).
Rouble payments to Russia
When making a rouble payment to Russia, it is necessary to include following information requested by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation:
Enter the information in the following form:
Beneficiary’s account number: Account number/INN numberBeneficiary’s bank: Line 1: /BIK 04xxxxxxx/beneficiary bank
acc no. in the Russian Central Bank/name of the beneficiary’s bank
Line 2: address of the beneficiary’s bankPayment purpose, obligatory info: VO + payment purpose code (written together), contract number and date (in English)
(VO13040) for goods as per contract No… dated…
(VO20050) payment for freight as per contract no… dd…
NB! Russian banks do not accept payments with incomplete information, so you should find out about the payment purpose code from the beneficiary in advance.
Beneficiary´s account numbers in Russian banks have 20-digits. Shorter account numbers are not allowed. In ruble payments currency code RUB is used.
Rouble payments from Russia
When invoicing from Russia in roubles, standards from Russian Central Bank must be followed. Due to this providing bank information is according to following.
Beneficiary´s bank information must include not only beneficiary´s bank (OP Corporate Bank plc Latvia branch) account number but also the BIK-code and the account number of OP Corporate Bank plc Latvia branch's correspondent (UniCredit) with Russian Central Bank added with the INN-number.
Beneficiary´s account no:
OP Corporate Bank plc Latvia branch
Account with UniCredit Bank Moscow: