Société Générale

    Address  1000, Belgium, Bruxelles, Rue des Colonies 11
Member of Group  Société Générale (France)
Bank Identifiers 
    MFI ID  BE0455297412
Bank Category  Branches of foreign banks
Headquarters  Société générale (France)
Deposit Guarantee  Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)

Société Générale located at Belgium, Bruxelles is a member of a banking group Société Générale (France). It is one of 103 credit institutions operating in Belgium.

Bank Identifiers

Any bank can be identified for different purposes and hence can have several different identifiers.


BIC (Business Identifier Code) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

Bank BIC Code  SGAB
Country Code  BE (Belgium)
Location Code  B2
Branch Code  -

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).


MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.

MFI ID  BE0455297412

The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.

All branches of EEA-banks operating in Belgium participate in deposit guarantee schemes of their home countries. This means that participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of France.

In the case of Société Générale failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  natural persons, legal entities
Covered Accounts  all deposit accounts (current accounts, demand accounts, passbook accounts, term accounts, home savings accounts, home savings schemes, etc.)
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information: Deposit Guarantee Scheme in France

ECB Minimum Reserves Requirements (MRR)

Minimum reserves is the minimum amount of reserves a credit institution is required to hold with a central bank.

Subject to MRR by ECB  Yes
Exempt from MRR by ECB  No

Related Information on Belgium

Economy and Banking Sector of Belgium

List of Banks in Belgium

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