Alpha Bank S.A. (formerly Emporiki Bank of Greece S.A.)

Alpha Bank Group (Greece) continues its operations in Cyprus via its subsidiary Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd.

Bank Category

Branches of foreign banks

Alpha Bank S.A. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Cyprus. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Member of Group

 Alpha Bank (Greece)

Alpha Bank S.A. is a member of Alpha Bank (Greece) and operated as a branch of Alpha Bank, S.A. (Greece).


4 Ionos street & 1 Iona Nicolaou, 2406, Nicosia, Cyprus

Alpha Bank S.A. was located in Nicosia.

Bank Identifiers

Close Date
September 2015

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)

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

All credit institutions operating in Cyprus are obliged to participate in Cyprian deposit guarantee scheme.

In the case of Alpha Bank S.A. failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information


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.

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.

MFI ID of Alpha Bank S.A. is shown in the table below.

MFI ID  CY120033

European Presence: 6 banks in 5 countries

Alpha Bank S.A. operated under the brand name Alpha Bank. This banking brand has presence in the following European countries and selected dependent territories of the European countries:





United Kingdom

Defunct Banks: 2 banks in 2 countries

The following banks operating under Alpha Bank brand name has been recently closed down:


  • (this bank) Alpha Bank S.A. (Nicosia)


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