The Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait’s (BBK) presence in India spans more than a quarter century.
In the last 30 years, it has grown from being a single branch to an expanding network covering major cities and regions in the country including Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aluva (Kerala) and New Delhi.
During this period, BBK has had the privilege of being associated with a cross-section of Indian businesses and industries and will continue to strengthen its
presence by providing a variety of banking services and solutions to its clients.
BBK NRI Business has been catering to the financial and investment needs of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in Bahrain for more than 27 years by offering NRE/NRO accounts and fixed deposits, Foreign Currency Non-Repatriable account deposits in USD and pounds, and home loans for Indian properties through BBK India branches.
BBK India also offers the Rupay card to its NRI customers, which is widely accepted all over world and likely to be accepted in Bahrain too.
It offers robust platforms for share trading, derivatives and online mutual funds in Indian equity markets assisting clients in creating an effective portfolio in line with their financial goals.
BBK NRI also offers USD denominated bonds, off-shore funds, systematic investment (retirement), education and insurance plans.
What makes BBK NRI different from others is its high-quality and efficient customer services in the kingdom, making banking and investment convenient.
In 2018, the bank launched BBK Lite, an innovative retail franchise targeted to the unbanked, offering a wide range of banking products and services.
BBK Lite aims to be the perfect match for employees and Bahrain corporates who employ a large number of expatriates in many sectors such as construction, hospitality, medical industries and general services.
For employers, BBK Lite means a state-of-the-art processing of salaries that enables smooth transfers of salaries to employees’ bank accounts through automated and cost-effective solutions.
For employees, the service provides a number of great innovative banking solutions that include low-cost and highly-secure ways to remit funds to loved ones anywhere in the world at any time.
It saves products through tailored bank accounts that will make everyday banking enjoyable and easy, with free debit cards and no requirement of minimum account balances.
In Bahrain, BBK’s four branches are located in Ras Zuwayed, Manama, Riffa and Salmabad, offering a mixture of human customer services coupled with the latest smart teller machines to create a comfortable and welcoming environment.
All branches are conveniently located and takes into consideration the suitable working hours that meet customer needs.
Customers can rest assured that day-to-day banking needs such as opening accounts, deposits, withdrawals, local and overseas transfers and payments can be executed in person through BBK Lite branches with the support of multilingual customer service representatives or through alternative electronic channels.