Are you an author, student or researcher? Would you like to look through, reproduce or publish excerpts from our archives? Contact us via email at historicalarchives@bnpparibasfortis.com to set up an appointment or fill in the request for consultation below.
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Which documents?

Our archives are a real treasure-trove of information on the economic and social history of Belgium, through such enterprises as the Générale de Banque, CGER, the Société Nationale de Crédit à l’Industrie, which had been absorbed by the bank, financial products commercialised in a former era, the logos throughout time, former administrators, etc. 

You can consult these archives at the BNP Paribas Fortis Historical Centre, Rue des Boiteux, 10 at 1000 Brussels.
Train : station Bruxelles-Central.
Underground : lines 1 and 5 – stop De Brouckère.
Tram : 3 and 4 – stop De Brouckère.

How to find the information you are looking for?

To make the work of researchers easier, inventories are progressively being put on-line. 

Archives of the CGER (Caisse Générale d'Epargne et de Retraite) - Part 1
Archives of the CGER (Caisse Générale d'Epargne et de Retraite) - Part 2
Archives of the CGER (Caisse Générale d'Epargne et de Retraite) - Part 3
Archives of the S.N.C.I. (Société Nationale de Crédit à l'Industrie)
Archives of the Banque d’Outremer
Archives of the Banque Brésilienne Italo-Belge then B.I.B. (Banque Italo-Belge)
Archives of the B.B.E. (Banque Belge pour l'Etranger)
Archives of the S.B.B. (Société Belge de Banque)
Archives of the Banque Joseph-J. Le Grelle
Archives of the Banque d’Anvers
Archives of the banks under the patronage of the Société Générale de Belgique
Archives of the Société Générale des Pays-Bas pour favoriser l’Indutrie Nationale then S.G.B. (Société Générale de Belgique)
Archives of the Belgolaise
Archives of the Générale de Banque

Introduce your request via our on-line form 

On this page, complete your request for on-line consultation to discover, reproduce or publish excerpts of our archives.

BNP Paribas Fortis Historical Centre 

The written, photographic and audio-visual archives are managed and valorised at the BNP Paribas Fortis Historical Centre in Brussels in collaboration with the Association pour la Valorisation des Archives d’Entreprises (AVAE).

BNP Paribas Fortis Historical Centre enjoys contacts with such specialized agencies as the European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) and the European Business History Association (EBHA). It works with the Heritage and Historical Archives department of BNP Paribas for its international projects.


External links

Form NL
Form FR

Association pour la Valorisation des Archives d'Entreprises (AVAE)
European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH)
European Business History Association (EBHA)