Urner Kantonalbank

Business Focus

regional retail and business banking

Founded in 1915, Urner Kantonalbank is a universal bank, providing retail and business banking products mainly to the canton residents (natural persons and legal entities). Traditionally for cantonal banks, Urner Kantonalbank is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Urner Kantonalbank has full state guarantee of its liabilities.

Bank Category

Cantonal banks


retail banking
private banking
business banking

Area Served

mainly the canton


current accounts
debit cards
credit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
pension plans
consumer loans
mortgage loans
investment funds
trade finance

International Transfers

SWIFT Transfers
SEPA Credit Transfers
SEPA Instant Transfers
SEPA Direct Debits

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Account Opening

Becoming a client of Urner Kantonalbank can be done in a few steps:

Visit bank branch

Due to regulatory requirements Urner Kantonalbank performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual Urner Kantonalbank will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport; proof of address. For corporate clients Urner Kantonalbank will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. Urner Kantonalbank may request additional documentation or information depending on the case. Urner Kantonalbank performs client's identity verification via branch visit.

Ways to Bank

Urner Kantonalbank delivers its products and services through both direct and indirect channels, namely:
online banking
mobile app


Total Assets of Urner Kantonalbank
Annual_profit of Urner Kantonalbank
Market Share of Urner Kantonalbank
Total Assets (2019)
3,398.59 mln CHF  (+2.14%)
Annual Profit (2019)
14.46 mln CHF  (-11.78%)
Number of Employees (2015)
99  (-1.98%)

Urner Kantonalbank is the 73rd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 3 398,59 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.10%. Urner Kantonalbank is the 24th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 0.54% amongst the banks of this category. In 2019 the bank's annual profit was 14,46 mln CHF. Urner Kantonalbank had 99 employees in 2015.

Deposit Guarantee

Guarantee Fund
esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI)esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI)
Protected Amount
up to 100,000 CHF
Eligible Depositors
private individuals (Swiss and foreign)
legal entities (Swiss and foreign)
Covered Accounts
credit balances

Urner Kantonalbank participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to credit balances made by private individuals (Swiss and foreign), legal entities (Swiss and foreign) and covers up to up to 100,000 CHF per bank per depositor. Urner Kantonalbank is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.


Bahnhofstrasse 1, 6460, Altdorf UR, Switzerland
041 875 60 00
041 875 63 13

Urner Kantonalbank is headquartered in Altdorf UR.

Social Networks

Urner Kantonalbank has profiles at the following social networks:

Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number

Urner Kantonalbank is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE-108.954.665).

Bank History


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