BBK will be launching new digital initiatives soon for more convenient banking ….visit regularly here.

Dear Customer, Consequent upon spurt in COVID-19 cases across India and Government/local bodies actions, we request all our valued customers to use online banking for their regular banking transactions and also minimize use of cash as low as possible. Currency changing hands may also be carrying virus. Our Branches will be open for limited services on working days with reduced staff and curtailed business hours (10 am -2 pm). For any help and details visit our website . We assure our commitment to you and thank you for your co-operation in the current situation"

Reserve Bank of India(RBI) vide circular No DPSS.CO.RPPD.No 309/04.07.005/2020-21 dated Sepetember 25,2020 had announced introduction of Positive Pay System for CTS for all cheques value Rs 50000.00/- and above.

Dear Customer, As per Govt. guidelines and to ensure the health and safety of our customers,vendors and employees, all visitors to our branches are required to wear a face mask maintain social distancing. Entry will be allowed post screening for body temperature and status on the Aarogya Setu app. We request your co-operation in compliance of these guidelines.

An Appeal (Hindi-pdf) with reference to Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package, in the light of COVID-19.

“Dear Customer,Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C. will never ask you to share sensitive information like OTP, CVV, passwords for moratorium on loan EMIs or any other payment. Beware of such fraudulent calls or emails. DO NOT share your OTP, User ID, Password, CVV, Expiry date etc with anyone. Stay safe and stay alert. To know more, visit”

Given the large scale disruptions caused by the COVID-19 virus pan-India and the regulatory measures announced thereof, Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, India has decided to extend a 3 months moratorium on all Home and Consumer Loan EMI Installments falling due between 01Mar20 - 31May20. your branch/RM for further details, in case you do not wish to avail the moratorium and want to continue with the existing terms of repayment.

“Thank you for choosing to do business with BBK. Due to global COVID-19 pandemic, there is a great deal of uncertainty in the markets and in the current situation, BBK highlights the need for clients to carefully consider any new product and independently review risks at this highly sensitive and volatile time. We caution our clients to remain focused and vigilant in these times as the human, economic and financial impacts of this pandemic have already been huge, and it is not yet clear how quickly the situation will be brought under control and normal economic activity can resume.”

“As per RBI guidelines, National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) is available 24 x 7 with effect from December 16, 2019.”

* TDS of 2% would be levied on cash withdrawals exceeding Rs 1 crore during a financial year. Click here for further details.

* Waiver / reduction of NEFT/RTGS charges with immediate effect Refer schedule of charges for details. Please click here for Revised service charges w.e.f.15.11.2019.

*Banking Facilities for Senior Citizens and Differently abled Persons.

* W.E.F 01.07.2017 Bank has been collecting GST @18% on applicable commission/service charges in lieu of service tax @15%.

* W.E.F 01.07.2017 GST on Forex conversions are being collected. Click here for rates.

* Please click here for current MCLR rates.

* Please click here for current interest rates on deposits.

* Details of Unclaimed Deposits. Please click here.

* FREE OF CHARGE unlimited usage of BBK ATM cards in other Banks’ ATMs.BBK ATM cards can be used in all ATMs of NPCI member Banks network. Click here for details.

*Safe Deposit Lockers facility available at our Hyderabad, Aluva & New Delhi branches. Please contact branch for details.

* Interest on all types of Savings Deposit shall be credited at quarterly intervals on the last working day of March, June, September and December.

* As per Income Tax rules, applicable TDS on deposit account is deductible on accrued interest. TDS so deducted is non-refundable.

* Customers are advised to register their mandates for payment before maturity on joint deposits held on "Either or Survivor" or "Former or Survivor" basis.

* Customers are advised to issue CTS compliant cheques only.

* BBK presently does not have any 3rd Party Agents/DSAs. The marketing & processing of all products are done through its branches, by the bank staff.

* Rupee Floating Loans/ Credit limits shall now be priced at MCLR effective 01/04/2016"click here for details




In what currency is my NRE Savings Account maintained?

Your NRE Savings Account is maintained in Indian Rupees.

What is the minimum amount required to open an NRE Savings Account?

The minimum amount required to open an NRE Savings Account is INR 5,000 or its equivalent in foreign currency. You would be required to maintain monthly minimum balance of INR 5,000/- only.

What is the frequency of interest payment on my NRE Savings Account?

The frequency of interest payment on your NRE Savings Account is half-yearly

What do I get against my NRE Savings Account?

You will get a cheque book and an ATM card on your NRE Savings Account.

Can I repatriate funds in my NRE Savings Account?

Yes. The Principal and interest earned on NRE Savings Account are fully repatriable

Do I have to pay any taxes on the funds in my NRE Savings Account?

As per Current I.T. rules, funds in NRE Saving Accounts are exempted for I.T. in India

Can I transfer funds between NRE Savings Account?

Yes. Transfer of funds from NRE Savings Account is allowed for bonafide personal purposes such as personal expenses, education of children, and gifts.

Can I transfer funds from my existing NRE Savings Accounts to open NRO/FCNR Accounts?

Yes. You can transfer funds from your existing NRE Savings Accounts to open NRO/FCNR Accounts.

If I am visiting India, can I use Travellers Cheques or Foreign Currency to open an account or credit my existing NRE Savings Account? Travellers Cheques can be used to credit/open the account. NRIs bringing Foreign Currency Notes & Travellers Cheques will have to submit a Currency Declaration Form (CDF) from the customs authorities on arrival in India, if the foreign currency notes exceed USD 5,000/- or combined value of Travellers Cheques and notes exceed USD 10,000/-. You must produce the CDF for endorsement by the bank when you submit the money for opening/credit to an account.

Can I appoint a mandate holder for my NRE Savings Account?

Yes. You can appoint a mandate holder for your NRE Savings Account. You can also choose to provide the mandate holder with an ATM Card on your NRE Savings Account.

Can I have joint holders for my NRE Savings Account?

Yes. You can hold your NRE Savings Account jointly with other Non-Resident Indian(s).

Can I have a nominee for my NRE Savings Account?

Yes. You can have a nominee for the NRE Savings Account.

What are the fees and charges for the NRE Savings Account?

Please click here to know more about fees and charges.

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