The cost of opening an account: From 990 EUR
The cost of opening an account: From 990 EUR

General information

Name:BCGE | Banque Cantonale de Genève (formerAnker bank)
Country:

Switzerland

Official site:https://www.bcge.ch/
Faunded:1 934
History:The year of establishment was 1934. It was founded as a result of merger of three banking institutions
Employees:Staff speaks English, German, French
Shareholders:The canton of Geneva holds 8% of shares, the municipality of Geneva - 29%, individuals holding managerial positions in the Municipality (48 in all) and others are shareholders
Security:High
Presentation:

https://www.bcge.ch/english

Account

Terms of opening for admission (days):10
Opening terms for cancellation (days):10
Recommendations:Not required
Description of activity:Detailed
Account type:Personal, corporate, investment
Types of accounts:No information
Departure to the bank:Personal presence is required
Required documents:Copy of the beneficiary's passport shall be provided, as well as standard package of documents of the company
Account opening, probability:Calculated and perceived
Particularities during account opening:Opening accounts for Swiss companies only

Rating

Rating in the world:2 902
Country Rating:139

Terms

Balance, minimum:903 €
Limit of transfers (per month):There is no restriction on the number of transactions
An initial fee :452 000 €
Term of contribution (months):3
Annual turnover (minimum):0 €
Transaction speed:In case of ordinary transfer, funds are received on the third day, provided that order was made during the operating day. Working hours: 11.00-15.00 (Moscow time)

Services and costs

Cost of translation:It refers to the category of low-cost. SWIFT payment transaction with the date of receiving of funds on the same day is paid in the amount of CHF 20. If the payment is made within the territory of Europe, the fee is CHF 10, payment transactions in Switzerland are free of charge. The account statement by fax costs CHF 5, the annual account maintenance fee is CHF 100, the same amount is paid annually for the storage of statements
Cost of account maintenance:3 CHF per month - personal account, 24 CHF per quarter - corporate account
Credit card restrictions:No information
Insurance for credit cards:No information
Access to the account:Internet banking
Bank services:Credit cards: operation is conducted with all payment systems. The amount of insurance coverage is CHF 50.000. Minimum payment limit is CHF 5.000. When withdrawing funds from the ATM, standard percentage of fee is charged. Other banking products: granting loans - Libor + 1% , which must be guaranteed by the deposit. Provision of bank guarantees - 0,6%, issue of check books, opening of letters of credit
Bank cards:Visa, Mastercard
Cost of extracts storing:No information
Download Tariffs:

https://www.bcge.ch/pdf/BCGE-tarif-conditions-paiement-en.pdf