Boubyan Bank

Boubyan Bank

How can we help you today?

Open an account

At the moment, you must be a resident of Kuwait or the UK. This means you can be a national of another country but you must be resident in the countries listed previously. We are working on expanding the list of eligible countries in the future and will provide updates accordingly.

You can open an account in the Nomo app. You’ll find the app in the App Store on iOS.

You will need a valid passport and your Civil ID if you live in Kuwait, or a certified proof of address if you’re a resident of the UK.

If you are required to submit a certified document in order to complete your Nomo application, you will need to do the following:

  • A lawyer, notary, or barrister listed on Foreign & Commonwealth Office at
  • List of Lawyers abroad or on the UK Law Society Find a Solicitor
  • An accountant who is a member of a recognised professional body such as ACCA, CPA or ICAEW
  • A consulate, embassy or high commission employee of the country of issue (acting in their official capacity

To verify your identity and to protect you from fraud, we require official government identification and a video of yourself so we know it’s you and that your documents belong to you. This data will be held securely and in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

Sometimes we’re required to do additional checks or to block accounts as part of our legal and regulatory obligations. Guidance on this can be found in the Nomo app. Please contact us if you need additional help.

You will have access to accounts that can transact in GBP (£) and USD ($).

No. At the moment, accounts are only available for adults 18 and over.

No. We don’t currently offer joint accounts.

We use the Early Access List to gradually onboard customers. We will start onboarding customers on a recurring basis in the order that they join the Early Access List.

  • Once you have signed up to the Early Access List on the website, you’ll receive an email to verify your enrolment.
  • As soon as your email is verified, you will receive an email confirming your presence on the Early Access List. The same email will contain a link that you can share with your friends, family or contacts.