Savings / Checking Account


The Savings/Checking Account is a twinning of the characteristics of the savings account with a savings book and those of the checking account. The client gains interest and has the flexibility to undertake his daily banking operations.


The savings checking account may be opened with a minimum of 5,000 gourdes or 100 USD.   The account offers the following advantages:

  • Possibility to issue 10 checks per month on the account in gourdes and 10 checks a month for the account in USD
  • Interest rate: based on the market conditions
  • Minimum balance generating interest: Gourdes 15,000.00 or USD200.00
  • Interest payment: Quarterly
  • Interest paid on a quarterly basis
  • Access to SOGEBEL on line
  • Automatic transfers and pre scheduled payments
  • Order checkbooks on line or at the teller’s counter at any SOGEBEL branch of choice.
  • Bank statement : monthly


The product offers the following advantage:

  • No management fees

Required documents to open an account

Either one (1)  of the three (3) valid pieces of identification as listed below

  • Passport
  • Driver’s licence
  • National identity card

Proof of address (Either one (1) of the documents  as listed below)

  • Invoice from EDH
  • Invoice from DINEPA
  • Any other invoice or document proving that you are residing at the indicated address.