26/08/2021 Outgoing instant payment limit to be increased

The limit will rise to CZK 2,500,000 with effect from 29 August 2021.

Clients are currently allowed to make or receive instant payments – which are processed within seconds, 24 hours a day, seven days a week – up to a limit of CZK 400,000 for outgoing payments and CZK 2,500,000 for incoming payments.  

From 29 August2021, we are introducing a change so that the limit is CZK 2,500,000 for both incoming and outgoing instant payments.

The current list of banks offering instant payments can be found on the Czech National Bank’s website.

For more information on instant payments, please view the Business Conditions for Payments or visit any of the Bank’s places of business.