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NBF Instant App

Open an account anytime, anywhere in minutes.

It's faster and easier than ever to open an account with us. From current account to savings account, there’s an option for all your day-to-day banking needs. So, go ahead and explore NBF Instant App.

You can use the NBF Instant App to open your account if you're a UAE resident aged 18 years and above and if you don't have any NBF account or credit card.

The whole process takes less than 5 minutes, so download the app from the AppStore or Google Play Store and open your account today.

  • Open an account from anywhere, anytime - no need to visit a branch
  • Your new account will be ready in under 5 minutes
  • Receive funds and start banking instantly

Your account comes with the convenience of

  • Free cash withdrawals from over 6,000 ATMs in the UAE
  • Easy-to-use, 24/7 NBF Direct online banking and NBF Direct mobile banking app
  • Free debit card
  • No monthly fee and minimum balance required*

How to open your account in just 8 easy steps

  1. Download the NBF Instant App from the AppStore or Google Play Store
  2. Open the app and enter your details
  3. Use your mobile phone to scan your Emirates ID
  4. Take a selfie
  5. Confirm your details
  6. Get your Transit Account
  7. Book your Welcome Kit to be delivered at your doorstep by Fetchr
  8. Tap "Confirm" and register for online banking

Done. Your new account is ready to go. You can start using it immediately on the app or online*.

Deposit money immediately in your Transit Account

  • Use any NBF ATM or Cash Deposit Machine (CDM)
  • Transfer money and/or have your salary credited to your new NBF account instantly!
  • Transfer money from your other bank account

*For your security, outgoing payments are only enabled once you received your NBF debit card. After that, you can send money and pay utility bills easily.

What kind of account do you want to open?

You can use the NBF Instant App to open any of the following accounts. See which one is right for you.


Current Account (AED)

Savings Account (AED)

Balance requirement



Below balance fee*



Find out more



 Terms and conditions apply
*No monthly fee and minimum balance required on salary account Islamic accounts also available

Know which account you want?
Then go ahead: download the app from the AppStore or Google Play Store and open your account now.

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