Current Account

BBK’s Current Account helps you manage your personal and business finances more efficiently with free unlimited deposits and withdrawals, fast delivery of chequebooks via courier, hassle-free transfer of funds, and flexible bill payment options.


Note: Minimum initial deposit and monthly balance for Foreign Currency accounts is USD 1,000 or equivalent


Documents required

What are people asking?

How can I open an account?

You can open a Current Account by visiting a BBK branch near you.

What are the requirements needed to open an account?

To open a Current Account, please take note of the following requirements:

For Bahrainis:
Minimum salary of BD 500
Two valid IDs (Original CPR/Smart Card and Passport).

For Non-Bahrainis:
Minimum salary of BD 700
Original CPR/Smart card
Passport (with Residence Permit for expatriates residing in Bahrain or within the GCC countries).
Original Commercial Registration (CR).
Bank Statement (last three months).

What is the minimum balance required to open an account?

You would need at least BD 300 to open a Current Account.
No minimum balance fees will be charged to customers with special needs, orphans, widows, pensioners, students and individuals with a monthly salary below BD 250, and individuals receiving social subsidies from the Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs. The customer must present the necessary documents and IDS to qualify for the exemption.

How can I update the contact number on my Account?

Please visit your nearest BBK branch to update your contact number.

How can I update the registered e-mail address on my Account?

Please visit your nearest BBK branch to update your registered e-mail address.

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