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Bahrain’s First Locally Owned Bank

Established in 1957, we are the Kingdom’s first locally owned bank. 

A proudly Bahrain brand, we continue to develop our capabilities every day, across the years, using our expertise to better serve those who put their trust in us.

Regionally present and dedicated to our local community, our history is Bahrain’s. 

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Branch Timing

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2019

Launched a new Brand Identity

NBB Launched the Bank’s new brand identity as part of the transformation journey

  • 2019
    2019

    Launched a new Brand Identity

    NBB Launched the Bank’s new brand identity as part of the transformation journey

  • 2019
    2019

    NBB named “Best Bank in Bahrain”

    NBB named “Best Bank in Bahrain” at the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019

  • 2019
    2019

    Successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank

    NBB successfully acquires a majority stake in Bahrain Islamic Bank as part of the Bank’s efforts to further develop its Islamic activities and to offer clients a range of both conventional and Islamic banking services locally and regionally

     

  • 2020
    2020

    NBB received 2 Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2020

    NBB named 'The Middle East's Best Bank Transformation' as well as the 'Best Bank in Bahrain' at the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2020 for the second consecutive year

  • 2022
    2022

    1st in the Kingdom, 2nd in the Arab World

    Refinitiv ESG Scoring for Banking Services Companies

  • 2022
    2022

    Euromoney Awards for Excellence

    Middle East’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility - Best Bank for ESG in Bahrain - Best Bank for SME Banking in Bahrain - Best Bank for CSR in Bahrain

  • 2022
    2022

    Mena Banking Excellence Awards

    Best Retail Bank in Bahrain

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NBB in Numbers

23
Operating Branches

3
Operating Countries

Bahrain, KSA and UAE

93
ATMs

27
CDMs

3
ITMs

NBB Reports

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Life at NBB

We are always on the look out for talented individuals who want to have a challenging and rewarding career in one of the most successful financial services institutions in the Kingdom.

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