ISIN and CFI codes allocation


In compliance with the Order of the Federal Financial Markets Service of the Russian Federation (FFMS) of October 23, 2007 ¹07-105/pz-n “On approval of the Regulation on qualification of foreign financial instruments as securities” (further referred to as the “Regulation on qualification”), NSD acting as a full member of the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) assists market participants in obtaining international codes ISIN and CFI of non-Russian financial instruments for purposes of their qualification in the Russian market.

In terms of this activity NSD offers the following services:

In addition, NSD maintains the ISIN and CFI Database for Non-Russian Financial Instruments (further referred to as the “ISIN and CFI Database”), that meets the requirements of the Regulation on qualification and ISO 6166 and ISO 10962 standards.

The ISIN and CFI Database contains non-Russian financial instruments, information on which was requested by at least one market participant.

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation informed all market participants on its website that in order to make a decision on qualification of non-Russian financial instruments, the market participants should refer to the ISIN and CFI Database.

The ISIN and CFI Database is available for free and contains the information, which is updated:

  1. on new financial instruments after processing the market participants’ requests;
  2. on the financial instruments added to the ISIN and CFI Database before as a result of the daily monitoring.

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