Private bank account opening in France

If you live in France or simply conduct some operations in France where a transfer of funds is required, you need to open a bank account in one of the banks registered in France. The French banking system is certainly comparable to other leading European countries, so no matter which bank you choose, you can expect high quality service and a wide network of branches and ATMs in addition to online banking. France's largest banks include BNP Paribas, Societe General, Credit Agricole, BPCE and Credit Mutuel, as well as other multinational banks operating in France.