Current Account

A Samba Current account gives you the power to manage your finances more efficiently and conveniently.

Welcome to a world of superior benefits and privileges

Enjoy world class banking services with a free check book and ATM card which also works as a debit card, offering you round-the-clock access to your account from anywhere in the world.

  • Free check book and ATM card
  • Unlimited day-and-night access to your account, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world through Sambaphone, SambaOnline and ATMs
  • Get regular SMS or e-mail alerts about your account plus updates on your latest transactions via Samba@lert service.
  • Bank securely anywhere, anytime on your mobile phone with SambaMobile service.
  • Account available in Saudi Riyal and other major currencies
  • Standing instruction facility
  • Utility payments
  • Receive periodic eStatements
  • IPO services
  • Salary Transfer facility
  • Assistance from our branch officers in opening a Sambacapital investment account
  • Access to Structured Treasury Products

Current accounts are available for:

  • Adults (above 18 years) and Minor children (below 18 years)
  • Saudi Nationals, GCC Citizens, and Expatriates

To apply for a Current Account, please visit your nearest Samba branch and ensure that you bring with you the required documents as mentioned below.

Please click on the appropriate link for a list of documents that you need to bring:

Adult Male Saudi National (above 18 years)

To apply for a Current Account please visit your nearest Samba branch and bring with you the following documents:

  • National Identification Card.
  • Proof of Income: such as Payroll Slip, Electronic or paper salary certificate, letter from employer, copy of statement of another bank if salary is transferred to that bank.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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Adult Female Saudi National (above 18 years)

To apply for a Current Account please visit your nearest Samba branch and bring with you the following documents:

  • A government ID: Any one of the following:
    • National Identification Card.
    • Family Registration Book/Family Record where the applicant's name is included (reference person required).
    • An attested copy of Civil Registry.
  • A Proof of Income: such as Payroll Slip, Electronic or paper salary certificate, letter from employer, copy of statement of another bank if salary is transferred to that bank.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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Minor between 15 and 18 years (male or female)

To apply for a Current Account the minor accompanied by his/her sponsor or legal guardian should visit the branch and ensure that they bring with them the following documents:

  • National identity card for the minor.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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Minor child below 15 years (male or female)

To apply for a Current Account the minor child accompanied by his/her sponsor or legal guardian must visit the nearest Samba branch and bring along the following documents:

  • Original Identification of the legal guardian
  • Copy of Birth Certificate of the minor or copy of the Family Registration Book
  • Copy of the Court's deed if the minor is under the guardianship of a relative
  • Proof of Income for the guardian: such as Payroll Slip, Electronic or paper salary certificate, letter from employer, copy of statement of anغ bank if salary is transferred to that bank.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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GCC Citizen resident in Saudi Arabia

To apply for a Current Account please visit your nearest Samba branch and bring with you the following documents:

  • Copy of valid Passport or copy of the National Identity Card
  • Address in home country
  • Proof of address in the Kingdom: Any one of the following:
    • Utility bill
    • House rental contract
    • Real estate title deed
    • Reference letter from a Saudi National confirming your residence at the specified address
  • A Proof of Income: such as Payroll Slip, Electronic or paper salary certificate, letter from employer, copy of statement of another bank if salary is transferred to that bank.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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Expatriate

To apply for a Current Account please visit your nearest Samba branch and bring with you the following documents:

  • Copy of legally valid Iqama
  • Copy of valid Passport (Holders of magnetic Iqamas are exempted from this requirement)
  • Address in the Kingdom and home country
  • A Proof of Income: such as Payroll Slip, Electronic or paper salary certificate, letter from employer, copy of statement of another bank if salary is transferred to that bank.

You will be requested to complete the Account Opening Agreement along with any annexure at the branch.

Note: Other requirements may apply depending on certain circumstances.

For more information, please call SambaPhone on 800 124 1010.

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