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:

  • Remit money to your new account right away
  • Get Discounted Rides with Careem 
  • Free reward points worth up to QAR 1,500 on your credit card 
  • Free data and entertainment packages in partnership with Ooredoo
  • Discounts from Al Maha meet and greet services at Hamad International Airport
  • 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 television subscription (Sadara members only)
  • A dedicated Personal Relationship Manager to assist with all of your financial needs (Sadara members only)
*Visit for further details.


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Account benefits


Sadara Privileged Banking
with round-the-clock
priority service
Get connected with great
benefits from Ooredoo​
Discounted driving lessons
at Al Khebra D
riving School
World-Class travel
rewards with Commercial Bank Rewards

Get Discounted Rides with Careem


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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.

Full Name (as in passport)
Current Situation:

US Taxpayer Identification number:
Country of Birth
Date of Birth
Marital Status
Passport Number
Email Address
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.