UnionPay services since June, 2012
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UnionPay cards are acceptableed at all ATMs of Societe Generale in Mauritania.

  • Mauritania – Country where the Sahara Eye is Located
    As a West African country in the west of the Sahara, Mauritania has two thirds of its territory being desert and capital being Nouakchott in the west part and close to the Atlantic. The African eye of Mauritania refers to the Sahara eye with fancy landscape of concentric circle, which looks like a huge blue eye from the air, and be rated as one of the 35 charming places worldwide. Why not take your UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) to visit Mauritania and decode the mysterious Sahara eye.
  • POS acceptance
  • Cash withdrawal
    In Mauritania, UnionPay cards can be acceptedfor withdrawing Ouguiya at all ATMs of Societe Generale network.

    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).
  • Charges
    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 Mauritania: some ATMs will charge commission fee, which is charged by the local banks in Mauritania and which has nothing to do with UnionPay or the issuer.

    Cash withdrawal via debit card results in a lower commission fee.
  • Tips
    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.