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Expat banking solutions

Fast-track your transition to the UAE

Get access to bank accounts, cards and loans as you step foot in your new city, with Namaste UAE, NBF’s expat banking package.

Product Features

  • A current account

    You’re going to need access to funds from the outset, so we will set you up with a current account that your salary or advance payments can be paid into straight away.

  • NBF Visa debit card

    You will get an NBF Visa debit card that enables you to make free-of-charge cash withdrawals at any of the 6,000+ ATMs within the UAE and purchase the day-to-day essentials you need to get settled.

  • NBF Visa credit card

    You can apply for an NBF Visa credit card that will ease your financial stress in the short-term.

  • Linked bank cards for your family

    Give your family the means to start experiencing life in a new city with supplementary debit or credit cards, linked to yours. Spending limits can be set.

  • Savings account

    One family member can avail of a free savings account with no balance requirement and a competitive interest rate.

  • Short-term settlement loan

    Make your transition easier with a short-term settlement loan that you can pay back over a period that suits you.

  • EZ Draft facility

    Transfer up to 70% of your credit limit into your current account, via our EZ Draft facility, to pay for large ticket items like rental deposits and school fees and pay it off up to 12 months.

  • Easy Payment Plans

    Make your new house a home with our Easy Payment Plans, available through your NBF credit card. Purchase all the furniture, appliances, décor and electronics you need and pay it off over three months (interest free) or six or 12 months at competitive interest rates.

    To know more about Namaste UAE expat starter pack, please click here.