List of Banks in Dubai:

Today, Dubai is one of the major international financial centers. According to the rating of the British financial magazine The Banker, 10 UAE banks are among the 500 most powerful banks in the world. Moreover, four of them are in the first half of the list. The highest position among the banks of the UAE occupies considered the best bank in the country and the entire Arabian region - Emirates NBD.

BNP Paribas Dubai

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BNP Paribas Middle East operates through two commercial branches – in Dubai (near Burj Khalifa) and in Abu Dhabi (Al Bateen Area). Read more »

Credit Suisse Dubai

Credit Suisse Dubai

Credit Suisse AG has a representative office in Dubai, offering Private Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management services. Read more »

Dubai Islamic Bank

Dubai Islamic Bank

DIB is the largest Islamic bank in the UAE. It was founded in 1975 as the first financial institution incorporated the principles of Islam in all its products and services offered in the country. Read more »

Habib Bank AG Zurich

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HBZ UAE since its inception in 1974 provides a full range of commercial banking services via eight branches across the country and an Electronic Banking Unit (EBU) at Dubai Marina. Read more »

Lloyds TSB Private Banking Dubai

Lloyds TSB Private Banking Dubai

Lloyds TSB opened its Private Banking office in the city in 1984, currently providing individual private banking and wealth management services in the Gulf Cooperation Council area. Read more »


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A subsidiary of the Habib Bank Limited, international bank, operating in 25 countries, the bank began operations in the UAE back in 1967, being the second foreign bank in the country at that time. Read more »

RBC Wealth Management Dubai

RBC Wealth Management Dubai

Royal Bank of Canada represented in the UAE within their wealth management division. Due to its worldwide network of offices, bank’s customers in the country have access to high quality finance and asset management services. Read more »

Societe Generale Private Banking UAE

Societe Generale Private Banking Middle East

Societe Generale Private Banking Middle East is part of one of leading banking groups in Europe, active in 14 countries, mainly in Europe and Asia, with 2,400 employees and €84 billion of assets under management. Read more »



UBS AG has a representative office Abu Dhabi (previously in Dubai), operating as a part of the Swiss-based global company providing financial services. Read more »

Union National Bank Dubai

Union National Bank dubai

UNB is one of the leading domestic banks in the UAE, incorporated in 1982 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Read more »

United Arab Bank

United Arab Bank

UAB is a commercial bank in the United Arab Emirates, that was established in Sharjah in 1975 by a group of businessmen and French international bank Société Générale Group. Read more »

Arab Bank UAE

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A subsidiary of the Arab Bank, the first Arab private sector bank, it offers a variety of world-class financial and banking services to individuals and businesses in the UAE – from consumer and corporate banking to treasury and governmental financial services. Read more »

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Commercial Bank of Dubai is a bank in the United Arab Emirates, registered as a Public Shareholding Company (PSC). The company was incorporated in Dubai in 1969. Read more »

Barclays UAE

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Barclays operates in the UAE is as a subsidiary of British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, UK. Read more »


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The bank is represented in Dubai by a division of the UK-based HSBC Holdings plc, the largest and most widely known international bank in the Middle East. Read more »

Mashreq Bank

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Mashreq is one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE with a growing retail presence in the Middle East region, including Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain. Read more »

Emirates Islamic Bank

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Emirates Islamic is a bank in the United Arab Emirates, that offers a wide range of Shari’a compliant products and services that conform to the standards of Islamic finance. Read more »

Emirates NBD

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Emirates NBD is the largest banking group in the Middle East in terms of assets (AED 281.6 billion as at 31st December 2009) with operations in the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Kingdom and Jersey (Channel Islands) and representative offices in India, Iran and Singapore. Read more »

Standard Chartered UAE

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A Subsidiary of the Standard Chartered PLC, international UK-based banking group is one of the leading banks in the region. Read more »

Citibank UAE

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Part of international financial holding Citigroup, the bank in the United Arab Emirates is the leading player in the country’s credit card market. Read more »


First Gulf Bank logo

FGB (ex. First Gulf Bank) is one of the largest equity-based banks in the UAE with head office in Abu Dhabi. Read more »

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank logo

ADIB (Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank) is an Islamic bank with head office in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
It was founded on 20 May 1997 and started its operations on 11 November 1998. Read more »

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

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Stationed in Abu Dhabi, ADCB (Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank) is one of the largest and most secure banking options for expatriates or anyone else living in the UAE. It is owned and backed by the government through the ADIA (Abu Dhabi Investment Authority) making it one of the soundest banking options in the region. Read more »