Service Notification

02 Jun 2023

Purchase of virtual currencies and virtual assets

The Mauritius Commercial Bank (Seychelles) Limited (“MCB Seychelles”) wishes to advise customers that effective 2nd June 2023, customers will not be able to purchase any cryptocurrency or virtual currencies or other virtual assets using MCB Seychelles debit or credit cards. 
Online transactions on websites and other platforms transacting in cryptocurrency or virtual currencies or other similar virtual assets will automatically be declined. The Bank shall not process any domestic or international funds transfers pertaining to the acquisition or disposal of such assets.
We invite customers to exercise caution in considering these new types of virtual assets, which may present significant risks namely from a fraud and consumer protection perspective.
For any information regarding the above restrictions, please contact 4284555 or send an email to
02 Jun 2023

Scam notice

MCB Seychelles would like to inform the Public that foreign scammers are making calls through WhatsApp and other communication means where they claim to be from MCB.  These fraudsters are promising large sums of money and requesting identity and bank card details to give access . MCB will NEVER request your confidential financial information over the phone or by email, especially your full card details. As soon as you suspect a scam call, hang up and block the mobile number immediately. If your card details may have been compromised in the course of a call, kindly contact the Bank urgently on 4284555 for assistance.