BANKING SERVICES IN CENTRAL AFRICA

Africa has more than 790 commercial banks that guarantee the safety of your money .

Out of a total of 17 commercial banks in Cameroon, many are foreign-owned . They have branches in all major African cities, and provide a wide range of banking services.

Everyday payment transactions are, with few exceptions, made in dollars, or in FCFA francs, and various types of credit cards can be used ( Visa , MasterCard , Diners , American Express ) .

All major foreign currencies can be freely bought and sold in bureaux de change throughout the country, a great incentive to use the electronic money are the various innovations that mainly concern digital banking (to be considered that 40 per cent of Africans use digital media for payments):

Expatriates may have a foreign currency account, either in the country or abroad.

List of major banks (CAMEROON)

  • AFRILAND
    Address: Place de l'Indépendance B.P. 11834 Yaounde TEL: 22.23.30.68
    Website  – Note:  Una delle principali banche del Paese per numero di transazioni e correntisti.
  • BICEC - Banque International du Cameroun pour l'Epargne et le Crédit 
    Address: Avenue Vogt BP. 5, Yaounde
    TEL: 22.23.24.75
    Website
  • CITIBANK
    96, Rue Flatters BP 4571 Douala
    Tel. 33424272, 33424074
    Website
  • ECOBANK
    Address: Hotel de Ville, Yaounde
    TEL: 22.05.37.79
    Website
  • Societe Generale
    YAOUNDE- Siege HOTEL DE VILLE
    Tel : (237) 22 21 11 66
    Fax: (237) 22 21 11 57
    Website

List of Commercial Banks in Cameroon (Central Africa)

  • Atlantic Bank Cameroon
  • Bank Rani Cameroun
  • Banque Camerounaise des Petites et moyennes Entreprises (BC-PME SA)
  • BGFI Bank Cameroon
  • ScbCameroun
  • Commercial Bank of Cameroon
  • National Financial Credit Bank (NFCB)
  • Société de Banque Commerciale du Cameroun - (formerly SCB Credit Agricole )
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Union Bank of Cameroon (UBC)
  • United Bank for Africa (UBA)
  • Attijari Securities Central Africa (ASCA)

Other links to Banks and institutions in Cameroon (Central Africa)

italiacamerun Aedic association

A.E.D.I.C.
Cameroon - Yaounde
Italy - Gorizia

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