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Just Arrived in Qatar?
Get the Best Bank Account for Expats

Our accounts give you a range of benefits and services to assist with your adjustment to life in Qatar.


 

 

Making life easier for Expats

Commercial Bank specialises in services specifically for Expats to help simplify your transition. Our accounts combine premier banking services with concierge amenities to give you:

 
  • Get Discounted Rides with Careem
  • Free reward points worth up to QAR 1,500 on your credit card 
  • Access to free UBER rides through your mobile
  • Free data and entertainment packages in partnership with Ooredoo
  • Discounts from Al Maha meet and greet services at Hamad International Airport
  • Free exclusive hospitality offers on arrival
  • 10% discount on your driving lessons at Al Khebra Driving School
  • Shop now and pay later at IKEA, home furnishing store*
  • Premium mobile phone package, including QAR 300 off any handset & 3 months free Mozaic television subscription (Sadara members only)
  • Free executive service to find a home (Housing Partners)
  • Remit money to your new account right away
  • A dedicated Personal Relationship Manager to assist with all of your financial needs (Sadara members only)
     
*Visit www.cbq.qa/IKEA for further details.

 

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Account benefits

 

 
Driver's license application
assistance
 
 
Discounted driving lessons
at Al Khebra D
riving School
 
Get connected with great
benefits from Ooredoo​
World-Class travel
rewards with Commercial Bank Rewards
 
Free executive service
to find a home (Housing Partners)


Get Discounted Rides with Careem


Free exclusive hospitality
offers on arrival
Sadara Privileged Banking
with round-the-clock
priority service

Free UBER taxi services


 
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With Commercial Bank as your financial partner, you can rest assured that you’ve made the right choice of banking with Qatar’s premier financial institution. Open an account today to get these benefits.

   

Just arrived in Qatar - Account Opening Application

Benefits apply to those who have arrived in Qatar within the past 90 days.

Salutation
 
Full Name (as in passport)
 
Nationality
 
Current Situation:

US Taxpayer Identification number:
 
Country of Birth
 
Date of Birth
Marital Status
 
Passport Number
 
Gender
Email Address
   
Address
 
 
City
 
Country
 
Mobile
 
Home
 
Primary Account Purpose


 
Income Source





 
 
Expected Monthly Deposits





Name to be displayed on debit card
 
Have you arrived in Qatar?
 

I accept terms, conditions and declaration
 

Frequently asked questions about Commercial Bank’s accounts for new Expats

  1. Is there a cost/fee for opening an account?
    There's no charge or fee associated with opening an account.
  2. What is the minimum balance required to open an account?
    The minimum balance required is QAR 4,000.
  3. If I want to close my account before one year, can I? If yes, how much is the charge?
    Your account can be closed at any time. However, if you close within 1 year from date of account opening, a fee of QAR 50 shall be charged.
  4. What is the difference between a regular bank account and an account for those who are new to Qatar, and what are the benefits associated with each?
    Our bank account for those who are new to Qatar is specifically for expats who have yet to arrive in Qatar and those who have been in Qatar less than 3 months. Anyone in Qatar for more than 3 months will automatically qualify for a regular bank account. All qualified account applicants will receive a welcome kit and all benefits mentioned on this page.

     


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