e-Account opening

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Open your account online Instantly and easily … Save your time and effort and enjoy digital banking.

Now you may open your current account instantly from anywhere through SAB website without the need to visit the branch. Your debit card can be printed through self-service kiosks 24/7 or have it delivered to your registered address.

All you need to open an online e-Account is:

  • Internet Connection
  • Active “Absher” account. If you don’t have an Absher account, you can create an account through Absher Portal.
  • Valid National ID/Iqama
  • Valid National Address. If you don’t have a valid National Address, you can create one through Saudi Post.
  • Age above 18 years’ old
  • Being inside the Kingdom

Advantages of Opening an Online e-Account:

  • You may open your current account online anytime 24/7 and from anywhere without the need to visit the branch.
  • Authentication of the customer ID is digital through “IAM” platform, which can be accessed automatically through SAB website.
  • Your personal information will be retrieved automatically from “IAM” platform.
  • Print your debit card instantly yourself through our self-service kiosks.
  • Register instantly for SAB Net and SAB Mobile to benefit from all e-banking services.
  • Once the account opening is successfully complete, you can benefit from all SAB Accounts’ services except for the services and products that require physical signature such as check book.
  • Once you open an account Online you will get a new virtual mada card Issued instantly.
  • You can activate your virtual mada card through logging into SAB Net, SAB Mobile or IVR.
  • Secure as customers can only open an account online with their own mobile numbers registered under their IDs at the Communication and Information Technology Commission
  • You can get a Waafer saving account once you open the account online.

Steps to Open an Online e-Account:

  1. Click on “Open Online Account” icon at the bottom of the page.
  2. Enter your National ID/Iqama ID and Accept Terms and Conditions.
  3. Enter Mobile Number “Our system will check if the entered mobile number is registered under the customer ID in the Communication and Information Technology Commission or not”
  4. If the Customer mobile number is a match then the customer will be able to open the account online and if the mobile number is not registered under the entered ID Number then an error message will display to enter your own mobile number.
  5. Customer will Enter Captcha
  6. After Entering Captcha, a pop up screen will display with a 2 number digit and a statement “Please open Nafath application to approve the request”.
  7. Customer to open Nafath Application and approve the account opening request and select the same 2 number digits displayed on online account opening
  8. Verify Biometric feature (face ID) and if the face ID Failed then verify finger prints
  9. Enter OTP received on your registered Mobile Number in Absher then click continue.
  10. Upon successful authentication, open the online account opening page and click continue
  11. Your personal Information will be automatically retrieved from Absher
  12. Verify your personal Information, update if required and fill the remaining fields.
  13. Your National Address Information will be automatically retrieved from Saudi Post, verify and update if required.
  14. Enter Employment details.
  15. Select the Preferred Option to receive your debit card:
    • Print your debit card instantly through our self-service kiosks
    • Visit the nearest branch
    • Through Mail (requires 3 business days)
  16. Fill all mandatory fields
  17. You will receive an OTP on your registered Mobile No.
  18. Your current account has been created successfully.
  19. You will receive a welcoming SMS message with all your new account Information.

You can print your debit card instantly through our self-service kiosks

Open your e-Account now


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