Custody Services

VTB is one of Russia’s largest custodian banks and provides a full range and related services for all types of securities.

VTB licence

General Licence of the Bank of Russia No. 1000;

Licence from the Federal Service for Financial Markets of 25 March 2003 for: depository (custody) activity No. 040-06497-000100;



Key Performance Indicators for VTB Custody

volume of assets under VTB Bank’s custody is over USD 34 billion;

VTB Custody serves over 1000 custody clients and 1000 000 broker clients, including Russian and foreign banks, global custodians, brokers and individuals

VTB Bank is a Russian custodian for The Bank of New York Mellon and Deutsche bank Trust Companies Americas for programs of global and US depositary receipts.

Compliance with international standards

In the 2020 Agent Banks in Emerging Markets survey by Global Custodian magazine, VTB Bank achieved the highest results in all eleven categories of the Survey and was awarded by Global Outperformer badge, designed to recognize and promote genuinely superior performance among different service providers.

Competitive advantages

State ownership guarantees the financial stability of the organisation. Increased state control ensures constant monitoring of the bank’s compliance with current legislation;

Historically, the majority of companies operating in the Russian securities market hold custody accounts with VTB Bank, creating favourable conditions for internal settlements within VTB Bank;

Diversification of the custodian client base: the share of any one client never exceeds 15% of the total assets under custody;

Membership of VTB Group provides Custody clients with direct access to the broadest range of financial services provided by VTB Group.

Correspondent accounts
Correspondent securities account with Euroclear 93407
Correspondent securities account with Clearstream Banking S.A. 83065
Correspondent securities account with Citibank N.A. New York 098286
Account details in NSD
Correspondent securities account with NSD ML9404120061
Trading accounts
Nominee trading account with NSD for clearing in NCC HL121217029B

Abbreviations used in Sample Messages:

YYYYMMDD
Settlement Date, Trade Date

ABXXXXXXXXXX
Security ISIN Code

XXXXX
Your Securities Account

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Your Cash Account

YYYYY
Securities Account of Counterparty

YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY
Cash Account of Counterparty

ABCDRUMM
Your SWIFT Code

DCBARUMM
SWIFT Code of Counterparty

To execute operations 9,10,11,12,17,18,19,20,25,27 in "DAY LIGHT" mode in block SETDET please add one more field 22F:
:22F::RTGS//YRTG

To cancel a previously sent instruction(message), Function is CANC. The reference in the linkages sequence must contain the Sender's reference of the message to be cancelled. A copy of at least the mandatory fields of the message to be cancelled must be present.
:23G:CANC
:16R:LINK
:20C::PREV//the reference of the instruction(message) to be cancelled
:16S:LINK

Tower “West” of office complex “Federation” Presnenskaya naberezhnaya, 12, Moscow

  • +7 (495) 783-13-75 (Custody reception)
  • +7 (495) 783-13-89 (fax)

ClientRelationship_Custody@msk.vtb.ru, billing.vtb@msk.vtb.ru (fee payments matters)

Broker’s Clients

To Broker’s Clients ( clients being serviced under brokerage agreement with VTB, including those formerly serviced by VTB 24):

Теl.: +7 (495) 980-46-86,

+7 (495) 797-93-48,

+8 (800) 333-24-24 доб.1 (Russia toll free)