NBK Tools

NBK Tools Close tools

Loan Calculator

Currency Convertor

Contact us
Find us
Open notifications


  • No new notifications


Current Account


You are looking for an account that makes every day banking quick, convenient and secure, the NBKI Current Account is an instant access account that enables you to deposit, withdraw and transfer money in a flexible and simple manner. The NBKI Current Account is available in multiple currencies and makes daily transactions as straightforward as can be.

Summary Box

Account name: Current Account
Currencies available: KWD, GBP, USD and EUR
What is the interest rate? The Current Account is non-interest-bearing account, meaning the interest rate is 0%.
Can I withdraw money? Yes, you have instant access to your account, you can make as many withdrawals as you like free of charge.


  • You will need to be over 18 years old, and residing or with direct linkage with NBK Group Core countries : Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, and Iraq
  • NBKI is no longer able to provide you with Current and Savings Accounts if you live in a country in the European Union (The EU currently consists of: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) or European Economic Area (The EEA includes EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway).

What do I need?

  • Passport and a National Identification Card
  • Evidence of your permanent residential address
  • 12 months bank statements
  • There may be instances where we require further documentation during the assessment of your application.

What Do I Get?

  • Monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly account statements
  • Debit Card on your GBP Current Account free of charge
  • Cheque book upon request
  • Access to over 650 000 Visa ATM machines globally
  • Apply for other accounts Watani Super, Notice or Fixed Term Deposit
  • Track and review your transactions online
  • Direct customer support through your dedicated Relationship Manager. We are available to assist you in person or by phone Monday to Friday (excluding UK bank holidays) between 9:30 and 16:00 UK time
    You can also reach out to us through your Relationship Manager within NBK Branches outside of the UK

What makes it special?

  • There is no minimum balance required to open a Current Account, however Minimum Balance Threshold and Minimum Balance Charge may apply
  • You can open a Current Account in USD, EUR, KWD and GBP
  • View and manage your account through online, at the branch or by contacting your dedicated Relationship Manager
  • Available as sole or joint account. You can add joint account members to your accounts with NBKI
  • You can authorise another person to operate the account for you under a Third-Party Mandate
  • Set up an Automatic Inter Account Transfer between your same currency Current and Watani Super accounts to maintain a minimum balance in your Current Account
  • Set up Standing Orders and Direct Debits to meet your financial obligations
  • Deposit and withdraw cash at our branch in GBP, USD and EUR. Contact Us 24 hours in advance for withdrawals in excess of GBP 5,000 or currency equivalent
  • Make and receive payments to your account

Terms and Conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions and Tariff of charges for additional information on your rights and responsibilities when using the NBKI Current Account.

Important Information

Online Banking is only available to NBKI Current Account holders and if you’re registered to use this services. Terms and Conditions apply. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record calls. Call charges may apply.