How To Open Societe General (Ghana) Limited Account In Ghana

By | January 21, 2023

About Societe General (Ghana) Limited In Ghana

Societe Generale Ghana Limited (SG) is a bank that is based in Ghana, previously known as Société Générale – Social Security Bank (SG-SSB). The bank is part of the Société Générale banking group. The bank is based in Accra and its stock is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. It is a component of the GSE All-Share Index. According to its website it is the 7th largest bank in Ghana and has 45 networked branches in Ghana.

SG began in 1975 as “Security Guarantee Trust Limited” and the next year changed its name to “Social Security Bank Limited”, or “SSB”. In 1994, SSB and the “National Savings and Credit Bank” merged under a World Bank program.

The next year, the government of Ghana divested its 21% share of the bank and it was converted to a public limited liability company and subsequently listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. In 2004, the bank rebranded as SG-SSB after Societe Generale acquired a 51% controlling interest in the institution and in 2013 rebranded as SG to conform with the group name Société Générale.

Types Of Societe General (Ghana) Limited Account In Ghana

Current Account Service

Savings Deposit Account Service

Salary Account Service

Student Save Account

Requirements To Open Societe General (Ghana) Limited Account In Ghana

To open a bank account with Societe General (Ghana) Limited in Ghana a customer needs to bring along the following document at any of our branch in person. This document include:

One passport picture

Valid national ID card

Proof of residence/visitation report

Residence/work permit (for non-Ghanaians)

Fully completed account pack form

Charges Involved In Opening Societe General (Ghana) Limited Account In Ghana

At Societe General (Ghana) Limited Bank, the bank does not charge her client for opening of bank accounts with them. But after processing of the opening of the bank account is completed, the customer is expected to deposit a minimum balance in the account he/she created. This minimum amount ranges from GHC 20 to GHC 200 depending on the account.

Source: Bank of Ghana

How To Open A Bank Account With Societe General (Ghana) Limited In Ghana

Walk into any branch of Societe General (Ghana) Limited with document listed above like utility bills, passport photo Ghana Card Id and talk to the customer service that you want to open an account. The customer service personnel will then refer you to the designated bank official to help you open an account of choice.

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