Free Offshore Bank Account Cyprus

Offshore Bank Account
Offshore Bank Account

Abouth the Bank:

Societe Generale Bank – Cyprus Limited, with a presence in Cyprus for over 20 years, provides its services at an international level in order to assist clients maximize their benefits from Cyprus strategic location and favorable business climate.

Societe Generale Bank – Cyprus Limited 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.

Options:

WHAT SOCIETE GENERALE BANK – CYPRUS OFFERS:
Full range of banking services.
Multicurrency accounts
Multilingual customer support
Retail Banking
Private Banking & investment services
Internet-banking
Visa Electron and Gold, MasterCard Debit/Credit cards
Documentary Operations
Wide net of correspondent banks.
Deposits
Lending
Asset management
Investment funds
Financial market instruments

The approximate timeframe for account allocation from 7 to 10 business days receipt of the original documents by the bank.


Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONAL ACCOUNT SET UP WITH SOCIETE GENERALE BANK – CYRPUS
A face-to-face meeting is not required.
Minimum balance requirement – EUR 50,000.
Initial deposit of EUR 50,000.
Account opening timeframe. The account will be activated within 7 – 10 business days, upon receipt by the bank of all duly completed forms and relevant information.
REQUIREMENTS FOR OPENING AN INDIVIDUAL BANK ACCOUNT
Notarized copy of valid passport. The passport must be signed and signature must match the signature in the application form. The photograph must be clear and of good quality.
Original or notarized copy of utility bill / bank statement dated within 3 months as verification of residential address.
Original or notarized copy of Lawyer’s/Banker’s/Accountant’s reference letter dated within 3 months.
Personal CV

PLEASE NOTE:

Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.


Requirements (Corp):

REQUIREMENTS FOR CORPORATE ACCOUNT SET UP WITH SOCIETE GENERALE – CYPRUS BANK
Personal presence is not required.
No minimum balance EUR 50 000
Initial deposit of EUR 50 000
Account opening timeframe. The account will be activated within 7 – 10 business days, upon receipt by the bank of all duly completed forms and relevant information.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
For the Company:
A set of legalized company documents consisting of:

Certificate of Incorporation
Memorandum and Articles of Associations
Documents confirming the appointment of company directors and secretary (if any)
document confirming the location of the registered office
Share Certificate(s)
Certificate of Good Standing if the company is more than 12 months old
Copy of the Corporate Structure, identifying the ultimate beneficial owner(s)
Valid License (if applicable)

For each director, shareholder, secretary, authorised signatory and ultimate beneficial owner:
Notarized copy of valid passport.
The passport must be signed and signature must match the signature in the application form. The photograph must be clear and of good quality.
Original or notarized copy of utility bill / bank statement dated within 3 months as verification of residential address.
Original or notarized copy of Lawyer’s/Banker’s/Accountant’s reference letter, dated within 3 months
Power of Attorney (where applicable)
Personal CV

For each corporate officer (Where the company directors or shareholders are legal entities), please provide:
A set of legalized company documents consisting of:
Copy of constitutional documents (Certificate of Incorporation, Articles, etc.).
Copy of Corporate Register (which shall include Register of Shareholders, Directors and Secretary).
Copy of the Corporate Structure.
Certificate of Good Standing.

PLEASE NOTE:
Documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

Once all documentation is available, please email electronic copies to our representative for review; incomplete or unexecuted forms can create delays in the account opening process.


Howto?:

First you have to know the banks website: http://www.sgcyprus.com

How to open the account:

To open an account you have to contact the bank via this link:

http://www.sgcyprus.com/sgbcy/Contact-Us

Here you find a checklist for documents required:
Checklist for documents required
http://www.sgcyprus.com/ContentFiles/1932file.pdf

After you returned the application forms with all necessary documents back to the bank, your account is set up after further 5-7 working days and you will get the access data by post delivered.

Your new Offshore bank account is from then on fully usable.

Important notes:

If the account opening documents provided are incomplete, unverified or are not clear they may have to request further information, documents or clarification from you before they can open your account.

As part of the process you will need to send personal information. It’s very important that you use real information. Don’t try to use questionable data. If you have some problem or a specific question the best is to contact them directly and let them know so they can help you.