Personal Savings

It’s never too late to start saving for the future. Whether your goals are a dream vacation, children’s further studies or even retirement, you can start today and reach those goals.

Features and Benefits

  • Accounts are available in 3 currencies, SRD, USD and EURO respectively.
  • Only require a minimum of SRD 100.00 / USD 100.00 / EUR 100.00 for opening deposits
  • Sole and joint accounts are available in all currencies
  • Flexible conditions on joint accounts are available
  • Allow everyday access to your deposits while interests can be earned at the same time
  • Flexible service charge. It can be as low as 0
  • Local transfer funds service (within Suriname) is free of charge
  • Option to arrange automatic payment without any fees


  • Resident individuals (sole or joint account) who should bring along:
    • Valid Identity information (Identity card, driving licenses or passport)
    • Over 18 years old
    • Valid staying permit documents
    • Working Proof (or Employment Statement)
    • Southern Commercial Bank Application Form
  •  If you are a Foreign National, you may open a savings account by providing:
    • Valid passport
    • Valid VISA
    • Foreign Banker reference letter

Interest Rates

3.50 %

For rates of USD and EUR, please contact our bank here.

Fees and Charges

  • Only service charge will be statement fees.
  • Statement fees for SRD accounts, USD accounts and EUR accounts are SRD2.50, USD0.80 and EUR 0.50 respectively.
  • You are free to choose the period of receiving statements including every month, every quarter, every half year, every year and no statements.

Download application form

  • Download our personal saving accounts application form here.

service charges are charged only when statements are printed and distributed.


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Contact Us

Tourtonnelaan #33, Paramaribo Suriname

Tel: +597 474532 / 474533

Fax: +597 474539