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Moving to Qatar Soon?
Get the Best Account for Expats

Let Commercial Bank help you get a head start on your new life in Qatar with a bank account for Expats



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:

 
  • 10% discount on your driving lessons at Al Khebra Driving School
  • Free data and entertainment packages in partnership with Ooredoo
  • Shop now and pay later at IKEA, home furnishing store*
  • Access to free UBER taxi services through your mobile
  • 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)
  • Bank online with your new Commercial Bank account, pay your Kahramaa, Qatar Cool or mobile bills (Ooredoo or Vodafone)  and each month you do so, we will give you two free online international money transfers
  • Fast approvals on loan applications
  • 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

With our account for Expats, these services will be made available to you upon arrival. You can pack, prepare and travel with peace of mind knowing that Commercial Bank has taken care of all of your arrangements.
 
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World-Class travel rewards
with Commercial Bank Rewards
 
Indian, Filipino &
Egyptian bank partnerships
 
Discounted driving lessons
at Al Khebra D
riving School​

 
Get connected with great
benefits from Ooredoo


Immediate approvals
on loan applications

 
Free limousine
pick-up on arrival 

 
Free executive service to
find a home
(Housing Partners)


Free UBER taxi services


Free international money
transfers every month*

 

 
Sadara Privileged Banking
with round-the-clock
priority service


Free exclusive hospitality    
offers on arrival

 
Driver's license
application assistance

 
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Moving to Qatar - Account Opening Application

Take advantage of this best in class offer and we will help you get set up.

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 at no cost.
  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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