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Our Current Account is designed to provide you with convenience and simplicity for all your financial dealings

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Our Current Account is designed to provide you with convenience and simplicity for all your financial dealings

Enjoy benefits and services giving you access to cash when you need it

Your Current Account is a transactional account that allows you to carry out efficient transactions. It is designed to provide you with convenience and simplicity.


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Multiple Currencies

Now you can add additional currencies for a Current account

  • Mandatory supporting documents for Ivorian and permanent residents:

    Copy of identification (CNI or Passport ID for non-Ivorians)

  • Any of the following documents:
    • One passport-sized photograph on white background
    • Proof of residence; either an electricity bill / water bill / residency certificate
    • If a US Citizen a W-9 form and W-8-BEN form are required
    • If a US Green card holder W-8-BEN form is required
Key Features
Initial deposit 0 CFAF
Minimum balance Not required
Monthly account maintenance fee* 2 000 CFAF
ATM VISA Debit card issuance – Cash withdrawals, POS and online payments FREE
ATM cash withdrawals (within the GIM UEMOA Network) FREE
ATM cash withdrawals (within the WAEMU zone Other networks such as Visa)  2 500 CFAF
ATM Cash withdrawl (Outside of WAEMU zone)  2 500 CFAF
Local Transfer Between SCB CI Accounts FREE
Local Transfer from SCB CI to Other Bank (CI) 3 000 CFAF
Transfer within WAEMU (star-UEMOA) 3 000 CFAF in Côte d’Ivoire
6 000 outside Côte d’Ivoire
International Transfer EURO : Transfer Commission  :  1,8% min 50 000 FCFA
Other currencies : Change Commission : 1% min 25 000 FCFA
Online Banking access FREE
Mobile Banking access FREE
Monthly eStatement FREE
Crossed Cheque book issuance FREE
MTN Airtime Purchase FREE
MtTN Push and Pull FREE
Electronic transfer to another banking institution 250 CFAF

2 000 CFAF by RTGS

Eligibility & Documents


  • Nationality: Ivorian citizen / Foreigner
  • Age requirement: Minimum 18 years old

Documents Required

  • Proof of identity:
    • For Ivorians: National Identity Card or Temporary ID Card;
    • For ECOWAS nationals: Consular Card;
    • For non-ECOWAS nationals: Resident Card;
    • For refugees: Refugee card
    • For diplomats: Diplomatic card
    • For US persons: W8/W9 forms as appropriate
    • A selfie (via the SC Mobile Application)
    • Your signature on a white piece of paper
    • Proof of residence (Optional)
  • Additional documents
    • If a Foreign currency account (USD, GBP, EURO) we require an Authorisation Letter from the West African Central Bank (BCEAO)
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iPhone and Android Apps

Apply for an account on our award-winning mobile banking app and start banking everywhere.


  • The Current Account is a highly transactional account that allows individuals to carry out all their everyday transactions efficiently.

  • Simply go to App store or Google Play Store and download our SC mobile CI application. It is easy, convenient and user friendly.

  • Current accounts are opened in FCFA. Other currencies are subject to the approval of the Ministry of finance

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