As Central Bank of Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Bank operates to stabilize price levels, strengthen the financial sector, ensure the safety of payment system, manage currency reserves effectively, print Afghani banknotes and act as state banker. To implement these responsibilities, Da Afghanistan Bank has established various departments within its organizational structure to support the economic development with the performance of fundamental duties and achievement of the bank’s objectives. 

Governor's Office Department

Governor's Office Directorate is a key department that plays an important role in implementing the key objectives and functions of Da Afghanistan Bank. The department transmits policies of the Central Bank through its relations with stakeholders and informs the market players of the latest economic events and forecasts on inflation rate, economic growth and financial sector stability. Read More

Monetary Policy Department

The primary objective of the monetary policy department is to achieve domestic price stability and to maintain stability in the exchange rate of national currency against the foreign currencies by formulating and implementing prudent monetary and exchange rate policies. Read More

Banking Supervision Directorate General

Banking Supervision Directorate General (BSDG) is one of the key directorates in the organizational structure of Da Afghanistan Bank, aiming to ensure deposit security with the banks and enforce the applicable laws and regulations on the banking sector.  Read More
Non-Banking Financial Institutions Supervision Department

Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFIs) are financial entities that, like banks, provide financial services, but each non-banking financial institution varies in regard to the nature of work and holds a special license based on their specific activities. Read More

Islamic Banking Department

Islamic Banking and Financial Services Department is one of the key departments of Da Afghanistan Bank which was established pursuant to DAB's High Council approval number 42 of 28/9/1397. Earlier, this department was one of the deputy directorates of Financial Supervision Department. Read More

Market Operation Department

Vision: Having a regular system for the foreign exchange reserves management, aiming to preserve capital, ensure foreign exchange liquidity, obtain appropriate provisions and effectively implement monetary policy for maintaining Afghani price stability. Read More

Comptroller General’s Office

Article 21 of Da Afghanistan Bank Law stipulates the provision for the appointment of Comptroller General and the establishment of Comptroller General’s Office (Internal Audit Department) in Da Afghanistan Bank (Central Bank of Afghanistan). Read More

Financial Disputes Resolution Commission

The Financial Dispute Resolution Commission as a semi-judicial institution is a new experience in Afghanistan, which according to the provision of Article 106 of the Da Afghanistan Bank Law, is an office that settles the disputes contained in this law and other laws in a conciliatory manner before judicial proceedings. 1 Read More


The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Center of Afghanistan (FinTRACA) was established as a Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in 2006 under the Anti-Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime Law (AML-PC law). Read More

General Department of Afghanistan Deposits Protection Fund

Under the framework of Da Afghanistan Bank, the Afghanistan Deposits Protection Fund is established as a general department to protect the deposits of people in commercial banks, contribute to the stability of banks and gain public confidence in the banking sector of the country. Achieving these goals will create an environment of trust in the banking sector of the countryRead More

Public Credit Registry Department

Public Credit Registry Department (PCR) is established in the organizational structure of Da Afghanistan Bank in 2008, to collect the credit information from commercial banks and financial institutions, provide a value added services, process and analyze the information, issue credit reports, develop scores based on international best practices and issue certified secured transaction notices. Read More

Accounting And Finance Directorate General

Duties and Objectives of Accounting and Finance Directorate General:

The Accounting and Finance Directorate General was established according to the paragraph 3 of Article 9 and Article 101 of the Da Afghanistan Bank Law. This directorate is responsible for preparing DAB financial reports, budgeting, paying the rights and privileges DAB employees, granting loans for employees, paying advance salaries and other payments, registering and controlling DAB’s fixed assets, controlling DAB’s financial transactions, managing transfer and maintaining inactive accounts, maintaining correspondent banks’ accounts and managing foreign exchange reserves of Da Afghanistan Bank. Read More

Information Technology Department

The one area of growing importance to a new administration is the use of information technology. Banks and their delivery of services to citizens have changed dramatically in recent years.  Most bank officials now realize that the ability to provide more timely, accurate, less costly and higher quality bank services depends to a great extent on information technology-related decisions. Read More

Human Resources Department

one of the elements of development and progress is the human capital. If this capital contributes productively in providing services, undoubtedly course of progress would accelerate and this would play a greater role in the following achievements. Read More

Department of Legal Affairs

Department of Legal Affairs of Da Afghanistan Bank was established as office of the General Counsel in 2004 within the structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. This department drafts laws and regulations of Da Afghanistan Bank and provides necessary consultations and guidance in this regard. Read More

Banking Operations Directorate General

The Banking Operations Directorate General operates in the framework of Da Afghanistan Bank to provide banking services for the state, governmental and semi-governmental institutions and commercial banks. It has four deputy directorates carring out the following main duties.Read More

Payments Department
The main objective of Payments department is to establish, maintain and promote sound, safe and efficient payments system also control of contingency risks in line with international best practices and Payments services for Government sector, financial sector and for public revenue with concerning of Payments development and technological changes. Read More
Financial Sector Strengthening Projects (FSSPs)
Financial sector strengthening projects financed by World Bank was established on 24 May 2009 within the structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. Development projects of Da Afghanistan Bank funded by the World Bank are divided in two parts namely: Registration system of movable properties and financial sector strengthening projects. Read More
General Services Department

The general services department is a service provider and supporter which provides timely and standardized as like (good working environment, furniture, electricity, transport, cash transfer, traveling tickets, healthy food, real estate, maintaining and clearance, building new constructions and repairing all related existing buildings and engineering to all central and provincial Departments along with branches belongs to Da Afghanistan Bank. Read More

Financial Inclusion Department 

Research shows that financial inclusion plays a vital role in achieving macroeconomic policy goals such as inclusive economic growth, poverty reduction, reducing income inequality and improving welfare in a country. Considering the importance of financial inclusion and the recommendations of the international organizations such as the World Bank and the IMF, Da Afghanistan Bank established a dedicated department within DAB in June 2016 to improve and enhance financial inclusion across the country. Read More

Procurement Department
Procurement Department has been recently established on 21st February 2015 as a separate department in Da Afghanistan Bank, pursuant to the Public Procurement law of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Procurement Department is responsible for managing all procurement and contract management activities for the entire DAB. The aim is to have one point of contact for all procurement and contract management activities at DAB. Read More

Risk and Compliance Directorate General

The Risk and Compliance Directorate General is established in 2008 as per the need in the organizational structure of Da Afghanistan Bank. In 2019, due to urgent necessity, the compliance section was also created, with the responsibility of the section was entrusted to this directorate. This section works to protect the dignity and reputation of Da Afghanistan Bank, to achieve a banking system away from AML/PC risks and to protect DAB from expected risks. Read More

Afghanistan Payments System Department

Afghanistan Payments System (APS) as the National e-Payment Switch of Afghanistan is operating as general directorate of Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) from January 2021 and plays a leading role in developing and modernizing the retail banking market in Afghanistan through providing innovative electronic and mobile payment services that enhance the retail banking offering in the country. Read More