Source: Emirates NBD
Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the region announced the launch of instant account opening for new customers straight from their smartphone.
Salaried UAE residents can now open a current or savings account digitally by downloading the Emirates NBD Mobile Banking App from Apple or Google Play app stores.
New customers can scan in their passport and Emirates ID documents and provide personal details along with a selfie to open an account instantly. Customers will subsequently receive a welcome pack which will include their personalized debit card and cheque book as well as obtain full-fledged access to the Bank’s online and mobile banking platforms, call centre and its extensive network of branches and ATMs.
Suvo Sarkar, Senior Executive Vice President & Group Head - Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Emirates NBD, said: “As the world turns increasingly digital, consumers expect immediate and anytime access to banking services. Our new mobile account opening is a big step in this direction, where new customers can open an account instantly and at their convenience without the need to visit a branch or fill forms.”
All new customers opening accounts through the Emirates NBD Mobile Banking App and maintaining at least AED 5,000 in average account balances will obtain an additional entry into the bank’s exciting Save. Win. Drive. promotion to win one of 3 Mercedes Maybach S-650 cars and 180 Omega Speedmaster watches. Customers can also request to be contacted for a credit card as well as refer friends and family members to open an account by sharing a unique invite code available in the Mobile Banking App.