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

General information

BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA


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BNP traces its history to 1848, when Comptoir National d'Escompte de Paris and Comptoir National d'Escompter de Mulhouse were established. Paribas was founded in 1872, when Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas was established as a result of the merger of Banque de Paris, established in 1869, and Banque de credit et de Dépôt, established in 1863 in Amsterdam. In 1968, it became a subsidiary bank of Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas (Suisse) SA. In 1984, it changed its name to Banque Paribas (Suisse) SA. In October 1994, it acquired Paribas Privatbank SA. In January 1999, it changed its name to Paribas (Suisse) SA, and in May 2000 - to present one. In March 2001, it united with United European Bank (Est. 1961). In October 2006, it acquired the UEB (Switzerland). In April 2007, it has teamed up with Lavoro Bank AG, and in May 2010 - with Fortis Banque (Swisse) SA
Total bank has about 850 employees. There is Russian-speaking staff
Agreement on legal assistance with the Russian Federation was concluded; Agreement on avoidance of double taxation was concluded; AML legislation is strictly observed; Active membership in the OECD, FATF, Basel Commitee, Egmont Group and others.


Terms of opening for admission (days):
Opening terms for cancellation (days):
Description of activity:
Detailed and comprehensive
Account type:
Personal, corporate.
Types of accounts:
Departure to the bank:
Visiting the bank is required. Another possibility of opening an account is to wait for visit of the representative of the Bank to Moscow. The representative arrives in Moscow several times per month
Required documents:
In addition to standard due diligence documents (certified copy of passport, proof of residential address, apostilled set of corporate documents), apostilled and signed bank forms are also required. The list of documents that can be requested is determined individually, in relation to the characteristics of the applicant's business (contracts and other commercial documents, GTE, etc.)
Account opening, probability:
Calculated and perceived
Particularities during account opening:
Opening an account is possible without entry into the country of the bank


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Balance, minimum:
0 €
An initial fee :
150000 €
Annual turnover (minimum):
20000000 €
Transaction speed:
Value date is on the next day (urgent transfer), and the third day (regular transfer)

Services and costs

Cost of enrollment:
The bank does not charge a fee for crediting
Cost of account maintenance:
Account maintenance fee is 250 EUR per year
Access to the account:
Customers can take advantage of on-line banking system, focused on informing the user about the status of his account. In addition, traditional means are available to communicate with the bank
Bank services:
In addition to export crediting (and the products associated with the foregoing - letters of credit, guarantees, etc.), the bank does not actually work with other banking products
Bank cards:
Since the bank is specialized in trade financing, the bank offers to issue cards by opening savings account in its subsidiary
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Rates are subject to a separate agreement between the bank and the client