List of Banks in Bahrain

 

Central Bank of Bahrain -Bahrain

 

List of financial institutions, rules and regulations, money and banking statistics, annual report and quarterly bulletin.

96 Rd No 1702, Manama, Baréin
+973 1754 7777

 

The total number of Banks and Financial Institutions is around 400.

Retail Conventional Banks

Wholesale Conventional Banks


 

Retail Islamic Banks[4][edit]

Wholesale Islamic Banks

 

Official Bank Holidays

 

01 January 2016

Friday

New Year's Day

     

01 May 2016

Sunday

Labour Day

     

6 July 2016

Wednesday

Eid Al Fitr* 1437

7 July 2016

Thursday

Eid Al Fitr* 1437

8 July 2016

Friday

Eid Al Fitr* 1437

     

12 September 2016

Monday

Eid Al Adha* 1437

13 September 2016

Tuesday

Eid Al Adha* 1437

14 September 2016

Wednesday

Eid Al Adha* 1437

     

02 October 2016

Sunday

Al Hijra New Year * 1438

     

10 October 2016

Monday

Ashoora * 1438

11 October 2016

Tuesday

Ashoora * 1438

     

11 December 2016

Sunday

Prophet's Birthday* 1438

     

16 December 2016

Friday

National Day

17 December 2016

Saturday

National Day

     

 *All Islamic holidays are subject to confirmation at the time

 

How to send a Wire transfer to Bahrain Banks:

Bahrain BHD -- Bahraini Dinar

Restricted Currency:. Restricted currency payments must include all required information or they will be canceled.

Information Provided by the Beneficiary: Beneficiary should obtain all required bank information when opening a local account (e.g. SWIFT BIC, IBAN, and beneficiary bank address).

Central Bank: For additional information, please refer to www.cbb.gov.bh.

Payment Formatting Rules for BHD

Ordering Customer (SWIFT MT103 F50): Include account number, full name (no initials), and address of the ordering customer. Use of initials can delay receipt of funds by the beneficiary.

Beneficiary Customer (SWIFT MT103 F59): Include account number (IBAN), full name (no initials), address, and telephone number of the beneficiary customer.

Use of initials may delay receipt of funds by the beneficiary.

IBAN numbers for beneficiaries with accounts in Bahrain must be included in the payment instructions.

Beneficiary Bank (SWIFT MT103 F57): Include SWIFT BIC with branch identifier (where required), full name, and address of the beneficiary bank.

SWIFT BIC is 8 or 11 alphanumeric characters: xxxxBHxx or xxxxBHxxxxx.

Reason for Payment (SWIFT MT103 F70): Purpose of payment must be clearly identified (rent, salary, medical expenses, office expenses, etc.). Additional Information

The local market is closed on Fridays.

 

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