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How To Open An Account With SNB AlAhli Bank

The Saudi National Bank (SNB), also known as AlAhli Bank, is the largest bank in Saudi Arabia. The bank was formerly known as the National Commercial Bank (NCB). This post explains how you can open an AlAhli account online without visiting a branch.

In order to open an account with AlAhli bank or SNB Bank, you must have a valid Iqama with more than 30 days of validity, Absher registration, national address registration, and a valid Saudi mobile number.

Procedure to Open an SNB AlAhli Bank Account Online (NCB Account Opening Online)

Visit the SNB AlAhli online account opening page:

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Enter the “Iqama Number”

Select Date of Birth Calendar (Hijri or Gregorian)

Enter the “Date of Birth”

Enter your “Mobile Number”

Tick in the agreement and click on “Proceed” to continue.

Continue by entering the OTP received on your mobile number.

Related: All you need to know about SNB Quickpay

Personal Details

On the next page, you will have to fill in the following details:

Address Details

Enter your home country’s address.

  • Home country building number
  • Street name
  • City
  • Postal Code
  • Additional Number 
  • Contact information

Click Next.

Occupation Details

Here you can enter your employment details:

  • Employment Status
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Employer Name
  • Job Title
  • Date of joining
  • Work Region
  • City
  • Street Name
  • Phone Number

Financial Details

Here you can enter your financial information.

  • Source 
  • Monthly Payment Income Method
  • Primary income amount
  • Main Income
  • Wealth Level

Purpose Details

Here you have to enter the purpose you are opening this account.

  • Account opening Reason
  • Name of Main Depositors
  • Main Beneficiary Name (Local)
  • Name of the Main Beneficiary (International)
  • Total Expected Monthly Cash Deposits
  • Expected Total Monthly Cash Withdrawals
  • Total Expected Monthly income Local/International transfers
  • Top countries to transfer to or from.

Related: How to Change Mobile Number in SNB AlAhli Bank


This page will display all the information you entered in the previous steps. Ensure that all the information is correct, and then proceed.

You will be asked to enter your Absher username and password to validate the user on the following screen. To finish the account opening procedure, enter the secret code sent to your registered mobile number.

The following page will display the message, “Your account has been successfully created.” Additionally, you can view your SNB Bank account number.

In the next step, you can create an online banking username and password (For SNB AlAhli Mobile/AlAhli Online) and a phone banking secret code. 

In the final step, you can opt to receive your Mada Debit Card. There will be two options.  

  • Print Via Self Service
  • Mail

You can either print the Mada card from any of your nearest AlAhli Kiosks or receive it through a courier. 


Mohammed Ameen is a blogger and SEO specialist with more than ten years of living experience in the Middle East. He has a postgraduate degree in business administration and is passionate about blogging and travelling.
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