Current Account

A Spectrum of Advantages. Open a bank account with Doha Bank today and open a world of possibilities. For a start, you’ll be able to manage your money with ease from the comfort of your home or from anywhere in the world 24 hours a day.

if you want to save money, borrow money or invest your money, you have found the right bank for your financial goals and needs. We are the first bank to introduce for customers a new, faster way of opening an account. Starting with our branch in City Centre Mall, West Bay and coming to other branches very soon, you could walk away with a fully functional account and debit card in as little as 20 minutes.

Your new bank account is a gateway to a wide range of modern banking features and services

Instant access

A Visa Electron Card will be issued to you automatically. This combined Debit and Cash card provides you with complete access to your money both in Qatar and when you are abroad. We also operate one of the largest network of ATM cash machines in Qatar for your convenience.

Currency of your choice

Your account can be denominated in Qatari Riyals or one of several alternative international and regional currencies including:

  • Arab Emirate Dirhams
  • Kuwaiti Dinars
  • US Dollars
  • Pound Sterling
  • Euros
  • Australian Dollars
  • Canadian Dollars, etc.
  • Indian Rupee accounts are also available in our new Mumbai and Kochi Branch, India for Indian nationals working in Qatar

Most of Qatar’s currency exchange businesses trust Doha Bank with their banking needs. This means that we can consistently offer you some of the very best exchange rates should you need to transfer funds between your currency accounts.

Unlimited checking

Ask for your personalized cheque book with 10, 25 or 50 leaves.

Additional banking benefits

You will also enjoy the flexible privileges of managing your own accounts through a multitude of electronic banking channels that will keep you connected 24/7:

  • Online banking
  • Real-time transaction alerts
  • SMS banking
  • Mobile banking
  • Easy funds transfers across your accounts and to third parties
  • Easy balance swaps between other accounts such as Savings and Time Deposits
  • Pay bills easily for electricity, water, telephone, mobiles and school fees
  • Set up standing instructions (standing orders) easily
  • Remit funds easily across all countries 24/7 with the best exchange rates
  • Immediate pre-approved loan or credit card up to 90% of your deposits

Other Useful Services

Even without a covering deposit, we can provide you with a credit card subject to status as soon as we see your first salary – ask at your branch for details.

We can also provide a great value car loan just as quickly most of the time. Any insurance cover you need can be provided even without a salary although you will need to provide funds on your account for the premium/s.

We can also open an Al Dana Savings Account for you right away for a chance to win millions of cash prizes under yearly Al Dana Scheme.


If you are already a resident in Qatar or new to Qatar you can now open a current account at Doha bank as soon as you arrive in town. Our basic eligibility criteria for a bank with us are simply:

  • Your minimum salary should be QAR 5000 or more; and
  • We’ll need to see a ‘Salary Transfer’ letter from your employer along with the account-opening formalities.

make an initial, one-time deposit of QAR 10,000.

How to Apply

For opening a current Account, you can approach us in any of the following ways:

You can just walk into the nearest Doha Bank branch.

..or SMS “INSTANT” 92610

..or Click here

Our Direct Sales team will visit your office premises at a time and date of your convenience for account opening formalities and help get all the necessary documentation sorted out.

We look forward to welcoming you personally to Doha Bank.


Doha Bank’s retail, commercial and corporate products are granted at our sole discretion and are subject to the Bank’s terms, conditions and acceptance.