BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA (formerly BNP Paribas Amsterdam S.A.- the Netherlands Branch)

In 2009 Belgian Fortis Bank was merged into BNP Paribas Group, forming BNP Paribas Fortis. BNP Paribas Fortis offers a broad range of financial products and services to various customer groups: individuals and families, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and companies, local authorities and social sector. BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA operated as a branch of BNP Paribas Fortis SA (Belgium).

Bank Category
Branches of foreign banks

Private Banking
Corporate Banking
Online Brokerage

BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Belgium. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA was located in Amsterdam.

1001 EA, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Close Date
June 2017

Business Summary

private banking
corporate banking
online brokerage

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 branches of EEA-banks operating in the Netherlands participate in deposit guarantee schemes of their home countries. This means that BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Belgium.

In the case of BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  natural persons, legal entities
Covered Accounts  time deposit, sight and savings accounts
Covered Currencies  EEA currencies
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information


BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) 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.

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).

BIC of BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  BNPA
Country Code  NL (Netherlands)
Location Code  2H
Branch Code  -


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 BNP Paribas Fortis NV/SA is shown in the table below.