Media Releases for 2019

Use of the name "Bank"

The National Reserve Bank (Reserve Bank) would like to remind the general public that only licensed banks shall use “bank” as part of its name and any representations made by an entity that can appear to be advertising itself as a bank without a valid banking license is prohibited under the Financial Institutions Act.

The following banks are the only licensed Banks in Tonga-

  • Australia New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ Tonga)
  • Bank of the South Pacific Ltd (BSP)
  • MBf Bank Ltd
  • Tonga Development Bank (TDB) 


Financial System Department
National Reserve Bank of Tonga
Fasi mo e Afi

Telephone: (676) 24057
Fax: (676) 24201

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