• System Maintenance

    Dear Customers, To better serve our clients, system maintenance will take place on Saturday 19 January 2019 between 5:00 am & 9:00 am. You may experience some difficulties when using If you face any difficulty using our electronic channels, please contact us via NBK Call Center or NBK Whatsapp on 1801801 or on our NBK Social Media channels. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • System Maintenance

    Dear Valued Customers, in our aim to serve you better, system maintenance will take place on Friday the 18th of January from 1:00 AM to 1:30 PM (Iraq local time). Thus, you may experience some difficulties when using your debit cards, online and mobile banking. For assistance, kindly call +965 22248361. Thank you for your understanding.

Institutional Banking

Institutional Banking Division

Institutional Banking Division (IBD) manages NBK’s correspondent banking relationships globally. The division is responsible for servicing its diverse clientele with top-tier financial products and services, as well as ensuring that all regulatory requirements are adhered to in connection with credit limits and compliance.

IBD maintains communication channels with NBK’s 16 overseas branches and subsidiaries, and offers a wide-range of products and services that cater to local and international financial institutions. Leveraging NBK Group’s footprint and expertise while acting as a centralized business hub, IBD identifies and delivers opportunities to clients through tailor-made solutions.

The Bank’s commitment to its relationships is enforced by a team of dedicated professionals offering a wide selection of solutions, including:

Account services in various currencies

  • Call Accounts
  • Vostro Accounts
  • Commercial Payments and Collection
  • Facility Structuring
  • Syndications
  • Bilateral Loans
  • Standby Facilities
  • Relationship Management
  • Regional Cash Management
  • Regional Custody (GCC, Jordan and Egypt)
  • Trade Finance
  • Risk Participation in Funded and Unfunded Transactions
  • Treasury

In addition, NBK is providing regional Custody and Clearing services to leading Financial Institutions and Mutual Funds in GCC, Jordan and Egypt.

NBK Regional Custody and Clearing Services can be summarized as follows:

  • Account Opening (Establishing Trading Numbers and Custody Account Numbers in coordination)
  • Book Keeping
  • Trade Settlement and Reconciliation
  • Cash Management and FX 
  • Flash News and Market Update
  • Tax Payment and Refund
  • Corporate Actions 
  • Client Reporting 



NBK is endeavored to maintain the highest level of standards in compliance. We continuously adapt to an evolving global regulatory environment. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of regulatory preparedness and we understand the importance of transparency in all our dealings as well as sharing insights and expertise with our correspondents.

All our compliance programs are designed to follow applicable laws and regulations in the geographies where we operate. We perform our obligations at all times in compliance with all applicable legal requirements.

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