Frequently Asked Questions about Commercial Bank's Expat Account

  • To open an account with Commercial Bank, we will need you to provide us with an employment letter which states your salary. The letter has to be signed by you and your employer. We will also need a copy of your passport information page.

  • As soon as you receive a valid employment letter to work in Qatar. The account can be opened before arriving in Qatar or within the first 3 months of you residing in Qatar.

  • Your account is valid as long as there are regular monthly transactions from the time you activate your card.

  • The minimum salary requirement is QAR 4,000.

  • Yes you can.  Simply provide us with a valid employment letter containing salary amount and a copy of your passport information page and you’ll be able to open an account. 

  • You can request that the account be a joint account with a spouse once you have completed the account opening process in Qatar. 

  • You can start transferring money as soon as the account is opened.

  • You would need to check with your company’s HR department.

  • You will need to request your company’s HR department. 

  • We have both mobile and internet banking. Internet banking can be accessed from www.cbq.qa and mobile banking can be done via the CBQ Mobile Banking App. The app is available for all devices and downloadable from any app store under the name Commercial Bank Qatar.

  • We will know that you have arrived in Qatar once you collect your card from our Collection Center or you have advised us to deliver your card to your home or office. Otherwise, you will need to advise us of your arrival.

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  • Once your Qatar ID is available, you can apply for other banking products and services.

  • Sadara account requires a minimum salary of QR35,000. 

  • Both accounts offer several great benefits with different eligibility requirements. The regular account requires a minimum salary of QAR 4,000 and the Sadara account requires a minimum salary of QAR 35,000.  

  • You will be notified as soon as your card is ready for collection and should not take longer than 48 hours.

  • Your card can be collected from the Collection Centre on D Ring Road along with your welcome package, compliments of Commercial Bank.

  • Sadara eligible customers can request for local delivery.  We cannot send your card abroad as you will need to appear in person to provide your signature.

  • For questions, inquires or more information please contact the Call Centre at +974 4449 5500.

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