UnionPay services since June, 2012
Local service hotline N/AUnionPay cards are accepted at all ATMs of Societe Generale in Chad.
Chad – Heart of Death in AfricaAs an inland country in the central of Africa, Chad border on Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, and Niger to the west. As Chad is far from sea and has the majority of its territory being desert climate, it is also known as the “Heart of Death in Africa”. Popular tourism attractions in Chad include David De Gea Wildlife Protection Area and Zakouma National Park. Why not take your UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) to challenge yourself in the “Heart of Death in Africa”.
Cash withdrawalIn Chad, UnionPay cards can be accepted forwithdrawing Central African CFA franc at all ATMs of Société Générale.
Please refer to the latest government policyon overseas cash withdrawal via UnionPay cards at "Help Center-Card-using Instructions-Refined Card-using Tips". Daily cashwithdrawal limit from respective issuers and/or ATM may apply. Please consultyour issuer on the possible cap on the amount. You may split your withdrawalsinto several times which comply with the limit(s).
ATM commission fee consists of two separate fees:
(1) Service fee charged by the issuer: please consult your issuer for details.
(2) Service fee charged by the ATM acquirer in Chad: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Chad and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.
Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
Select PINs that cannot be easily guessed by anyone.
Never disclose your PIN to anyone who claims to represent the bank or the police.
Be alert to your surroundings before conducting any banking transactions.
Keep a close eye on your credit card during transaction to avoid any illegal activities.
If your UnionPay card has been stolen/lost, please inform the issuer immediately.