In order to open a new current or savings account in NCB or Alahli bank, you need to fill an online account opening form and fulfill some other requirements which differ a little bit for expats.
In order to open a new saving or current account in NCB or AlAhli bank online, open the NCB bank website from the following link and click on the “Open Your Account Now” button.
In the next step open a new saving or current account in NCB or AlAhli bank online, the system will ask you the iqama number, the date of birth and your mobile number to send you an authentication code. In this phase, you need to agree to the terms and conditions.
You also need to check where it is written “I agree that I am not a tax resident of any country or countries for tax purposes outside of Saudi Arabia”. If your stay in any country outside of Saudi Arabia is less than 183 days in one tax year, you are not a resident of that country.
The system will send you an authentication code which you need to enter at this stage of filling the form to open an account in Alahli or NCB bank.
In the next step, the system will take some further information such as your residency status, your marital status, the country of birth, the place of birth, the residential address, etc.
After entering all these details, when I tried to proceed, the system requested me to visit any of the NCB AlAhli bank branches to open a saving or current bank account in Saudi Arabia.
NCB bank new account opening requirements
If this message doesn’t appear on your computer screen, you can continue filling the information, otherwise, visit an NCB AlAhli bank branch with the following requirements to open a saving or current bank account.
- Letter of Introduction from Employer: Sample Letter of Introduction to open a bank account in Saudi Arabia is available at this link. The letter must be attested by the Chamber of Commerce.
- Original Valid Iqama
- Copy of the Passport
- Your home address must be registered with the National Address System
If you visit their branch with all of the above-mentioned requirements, they will immediately open your new bank account and give you the account number. By the way, NCB credit card offers you many installments plans free of cost.
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