Payments and opening hours of KB branches at the end of 2016

Press release

Prague, 6 December 2016 – On 30 December 2016, all of Komerční banka’s branches will keep their opening hours as usual. The acceptance of payment orders and deposits in accounts kept at KB is not limited. On 31 December 2016, KB branches with Saturday opening hours will be closed, with the exception of the Praha 10 – Štěrboholy branch, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Brno – Kampus branch, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The branches that will be open will not provide cash services. For depositing cash, clients can use one of KB’s almost 200 deposit ATMs.

For its clients, Komerční banka has prepared detailed overviews of the latest time by which payment orders (for domestic and international payments, including SEPA payments) and direct debit orders must be delivered to the bank, and cash deposited at counters, if they are to be processed and credited to the beneficiaries’ accounts in 2016.

KB clients who use online direct banking services also receive information about the latest time for sending orders via the bulletin board in the respective application. Orders for standard payments in CZK to third-party banks in the Czech Republic can be sent via direct banking channels by 8.30 p.m. on 29 December 2016 (with the due date on that day) and orders for payments within KB by 8.30 p.m. on 30 December 2016 (with the due date on that day). On 30 December 2016, payments in CZK to third-party banks in the Czech Republic, designated as express payments, can be sent until 2 p.m. KB’s Expresní linka service will be available non-stop over the Christmas and New Year holidays. Orders for AUD, CNY and JPY payments to other countries can be delivered by 28 December 2016 (with the due date on that day) and orders for payments in other currencies, including SEPA payments, by 29 December 2016 (with the due date on that day). These payments have to be submitted via direct banking by 8:30 p.m. in the case of non-conversion payments and by 5 p.m. in the case of conversion payments.

You can deposit CZK cash in accounts kept by third-party banks in the Czech Republic without any limitations as late as 30 December 2016 by 12:30 p.m., as super express deposits at counters in KB branches, including deposits in accounts kept at KB’s subsidiaries and at the CNB. CZK cash can be deposited in accounts kept at KB using deposit ATMs. To be credited in 2016, cash must be deposited by 8 p.m. on 30 December 2016.

You can obtain detailed information at www.kb.cz/konec-roku and all KB branches.

The table shows the latest time by which payment orders and direct debit orders need to be delivered if the payments are to be processed and credited to the beneficiary’s account in 2016.

*) Provided that the beneficiary’s bank keeps the statutory time limits for the crediting of payments.

**) The latest date for the crediting of foreign payments to the beneficiary’s account depends on the time limits and banking days applicable to the beneficiary’s bank.