Banking in France

Find out about the banking system in France...

Many banks in France have regional English-language websites with English-speaking staff, and services and facilities in English at certain branches.

Major French Retail Banks

The major French banks are:

Online only banks

France has seen a significant increase in the number of Internet banks, which offer special rates and a bonus for opening an account with them. Some of the main ones are:

Banking Hours

In general banks are open from Monday to Friday from 08:30-17:30 and many banks are closed at lunchtime. Some banks are open Saturday morning and closed on Mondays.