List Of Islamic Banks In Kenya

This is a list of Islamic banks in Kenya. There are few fully-fledged Islamic banks in Kenya. However, there are several local banks which offer a range of Islamic products and services which are well suited to meet the needs of relevant customers or clients.

Here is a list of Islamic banks in Kenya.

1. Gulf African Bank

Gulf African Bank is Kenya’s premier Islamic bank that offers ethical and fair banking for all persons irrespective of their faith. It was incorporated on August 9th 2006 and was fully operational on January 8th 2008. The bank conducts business on the principles of Shari’ah and works with individuals and businesses, helping SMEs scale up their growth through financing and advisory services.

The bank has branches in Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Garissa, Malindi, Mombasa and Lamu.

Head Office: Geminia Insurance Plaza, 1st Floor, Upperhill, Nairobi.

Contacts: 0711 075 000, 0729 111 537.


2. DIB Bank Kenya Limited

DIB is a fully owned subsidiary of Dubai Islamic Bank, a pioneering institution that has combined the best of traditional, Shariah values with technology and innovation that characterize the best of modern banking.

DIB’s tradition and heritage are blended with a commitment to flexibility, innovation and modernity to ensure that every customer is provided with comprehensive Shariah-compliant solutions for any financial need.

The bank’s operations adhere to open and fair governance, fiscally sound use of investors’ funds, environmental safeguarding, professionalism and expertise gained through employee enrichment and development.

Contact: +254 20 709 913111.

3. First Community Bank

First Community Bank is the first fully-fledged Sharia-compliant bank in Kenya that is approved by CBK. The bank delivers innovative Sharia-compliant financial products, services and solutions at more competitive rates than any other banks. It has branches in Nairobi, Kisumu, Lunga Lunga, Malindi, Mombasa, Moyale, Nakuru and Wajir.

Head Office: FCB Mihrab Building, Ring Road, Kilimani, Nairobi.

Contacts: 0725 843 000, 0789 843 000.


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