Bahrain : Ithmaar Bank Introduces Instant Debit Cards

Ithmaar Bank, a Bahrain-based Islamic retail Bank has announced the issuance of debit cards instantly from all 16 branches in the bank’s retail network.

The service is available when customers open a new account requesting a debit card or requesting card replacements.

Customers can immediately collect their new Debit Card, with their name already printed, directly from the branch upon opening their accounts. They will then instantly receive their Personal Identification Number (PIN) by SMS on their registered mobile number.

Customers will be required to change this PIN through any Ithmaar Bank ATM in order to start using their new card. They will also be able to receive instant PIN reissuance for their Debit Card from the branch.

Ithmaar bank has bridged the gap between opening the account and revival of Debit Cards instantly.

Ithmaar Bank allows round the clock access to banking services both on the Bank’s network of 45 ATMs, the Benefit network in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the GCCNet network in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) region and internationally through the Mastercard network. In addition, to advanced, state of the art eBanking services.