Societe Generale

Address: 20 Agias Paraskevis,2002 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus P.O.Box: 25400
Telephone: +357 22 399777
Fax: +357 22 399700


In 1985, Société Générale Cyprus was one of the first International Banking Units to settle in Cyprus. Today, Société Générale Cyprus operates as a fully-fledged local bank with branches in major locations across the island: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaka, Pafos and Paralimni. Société Générale Cyprus satisfies its customers’ needs in all financial fields by bringing European standards of banking to the local market.

Société Générale Cyprus was one of the original international banking units to settle in Cyprus. Our presence on the island commenced in 1985 as a partnership between Société Générale, the Sehnaoui Group of Lebanon and the Belgian Générale de Banque. In 1991, Société Générale purchased the Belgian Générale de Banque’s shares, increasing its participation to 51%.

Société Générale Cyprus has been operating since 2002 as a fully licensed local bank, catering to resident in addition to non-resident clientele.

Retail Banking

Belonging to one of the largest financial institutions worldwide, Société Générale Cyprus takes advantage of the knowledge and expertise which it has direct access to, aiming to use these resources to provide its clients with creative banking solutions, tailored to the needs of the local market.

  • Overview

After the successful opening of Branches throughout the island, and with the launch of their specialised retail banking products, Société Générale Cyprus (SGC) has confirmed its presence in the Cyprus market.

  • Deposits

Société Générale Cyprus has developed a range of different accounts available to suit your requirements in Cyprus Pounds or other foreign currencies.

  • Loans

Société Générale Cyprus offers a selection of loan products, tailored to meet your needs. Whether you are looking to buy a new house, car, household appliances, afford that dream vacation you promised yourself or just need a financial boost for your studies, SGC is here to help.

  • Cards

Discover the Visa Cards of Société Générale Cyprus - Electron, Classic and Gold. Their Cards are designed to make your life easier and to offer special advantages to suit to your specific needs.

  • Youth

Société Générale Cyprus, understand the needs of children.They too are parents and they share your vision for the children. To help your child learn the value of saving, to see their funds growing and offer them the chance to start managing their own money along with financing their studies.

  • eBanking

Quality banking services With eSGC you can monitor the balance of your account and view your detailed transaction history. You will be using your own username and password to check your account from home, school or anywhere you have a computer with Internet access.

Banking Services

  • Transfers

Fast SWIFT money transfers on a worldwide scale. Using the vast network of Société Générale around the world (present in more than 80 countries, with over 500 offices) money transfers can be effected quickly and efficiently.

  • Cheques Issuance and Collection

Cheques can be issued and collected speedily, usually drawn on Société Générale offices around the world for fast and safe transmission of funds.

  • Foreign Exchange

Currency conversions are executed through their own Dealing Room in Nicosia, staffed by a team of experienced professionals

  • Safe Deposit Boxes

Société Générale Cyprus has available Safe Deposit Boxes, which are designed to give you a safe place to store your valuables along with piece of mind that comes from knowing that these items are secure.

Safe deposit Boxes are available in a variety of sizes. So no matter how large or small the items that you want to keep safe, there is probably a safe deposit box that will meet your needs.

  • Utility Bills

Société Générale Cyprus is pleased to announce that clients of Société Générale Cyprus can pay their Utility Bills (CYTA, Electricity (EAC), Nicosia, Limassol, Lar.

Corporate Banking

Backed by the Société Générale Group's technical support, Société Générale Cyprus (SGC) has made its presence felt as a local player in the financial services sector in Cyprus and abroad. SGC’s geographical positioning, coupled with the professional service emanating from the strength and expertise of the SG Group enables it to provide its distinguished customers with quality solutions to all their corporate banking needs. SGC is particularly active in dealing with Corporate clients, on an international and local scale of operation, with the capacity to offer a full range of services and products through the support of its local Corporate team.

  • Medium Term Specialized Finance

SGC provides lending on a Medium/Long Term basis in foreign and local currencies. SGC supports projects in various fields of activities.

  • Working Capital Finance

To enhance your ability to meet your financial obligations and operate effectively, SGC offers assistance in the form of working capital overdrafts, short-term facilities, in addition to the usual receivables finance and inventory finance.

  • Trade Finance

Import-export: an area where banks and companies traditionally work closely together. Through the Trade Finance services, they develop all international trade activities involved in guaranteeing import and export transactions to meet client needs.

  • Cash Management

SGC offers innovative cash management tools. SGC operates an in-house cheques clearing system that facilitates the collection of cheques whether within SGC branches or local banks.

  • Foreign Exchange

SGC’s dealing room offers you their best services by making available foreign currencies at the most competitive exchange rates. SGC is also able to help you to hedge foreign exchange rates through Forward Deals at an attractive cost.

  • Company Information

Société Générale Cyprus provides the competitive advantage needed. Their research service provides the business information required to turn data into insight to develop conclusive, well-planned strategies that will turn your company into an agile, market-aware, more profitable business.

  • Project Finance

Société Générale Cyprus provides its clients both in the private and public sectors, with innovative and flexible project finance solutions, loan syndication, co-financing and capital markets execution.

Private Banking

SGC gives access to a wide range of investment instruments with the support of Société Générale Group. They offer “tailor-made” investment strategies achieving maximum return with respect to the specific individual investment objectives.

International Business

Société Générale Cyprus, with a presence in Cyprus for over 20 years, provides its services at an international level in order to assist their clients maximize their benefits from Cyprus’ strategic location and favourable business climate.

  • Cyprus : A Prime Financial Business Center

Cyprus, a member of the European Union since May 2004, being positioned at the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, along with its top quality telecommunications services makes it a convenient base for international operations.

  • International Desk

The dedicated and experienced team of the Société Générale Cyprus International Desk offers its expertise to non-resident clientele in all fields of financial services, ranging from corporate banking to private banking and other specialized services.



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