Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.a. (bbva)

Deposit Guarantee

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

Deposit guarantee scheme is a financial stability mechanism implemented in many countries to protect bank depositors against the loss of their deposits in the case when a bank is unable to meet its obligations to depositors by compensating certain deposits held by depositors of the bank. This compensation is paid out from the contributions which banks have made into a deposit guarantee fund.

Deposit Guarantee in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.a. (bbva)

All branches of EU-banks operating in Italy participate in deposit guarantee schemes of their home countries. This means that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.a. (bbva) participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Spain.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.a. (bbva) is a member of Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos de Entidades de Crédito (FGD) and makes its contributions into it. In the case of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.a. (bbva) failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Maximum Protected Amount
100,000 EUR
Eligible Depositors
natural persons
legal entities
Non-Eligible Depositors
credit institutions
insurance entities
investment companies
portfolio management companies
venture capital companies
Covered Accounts
credit balances on accounts, including
  • current accounts
  • savings accounts
  • time-deposit accounts
Non-Covered Accounts
bearer accounts
Covered Currencies
all currencies, namely
  • EUR (Euro)
  • foreign currencies
Paid In Currency

Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos de Entidades de Crédito (FGD)

Jose Ortega y Gaset 22, 28006 Madrid Madrid, Spain
+34 91 431 66 45

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