Licensed Financial Institutions

One of the key duties of Da Afghanistan Bank is to issue or register license and regulate and supervise banks, FX dealers and Money Service Providers (MSPs).

It is important to supervise banks, FX dealers, MSPs and conduct on-site audit and inspection, off-site analysis and assessment, adopt disciplinary measures and enforcement in order to ensure a sound and stable financial system.

Afghanistan’s financial system is made up of banks and non-bank financial institutions. Besides banks, there are FX dealers, financial service providers, e-money institution and financial service and FX exchange companies that form part of non-bank financial institutions. It is among DAB duties to grant license and supervise banks and non-bank financial institutions.

Banks

There are 12 banks operating in Afghanistan consisting of 3 state banks, 7 private banks and 2 branches of foreign banks.

Bank Millie Afghan

Type of Bank: State Owned  Bank
Docket No: 16301
License Date : Relicensed 26 July 2004
CEO: Mr.Abdul Aziz Babakarkhail
Phone Number: +93(0)202102119 
Email: info@bma.com.af
Web Site: www.bma.com.af
SWIFT: BMAFAFKA
Address: Ibni-Sina Watt, Kabul, Afghanistan

Pashtany Bank

Type of Bank: State Owned  Bank
Docket No: 16302
License Date: Relicensed 26 June 2004
CEO: Ahmad Jawed Wafa
Phone Number: +93( 0)202103863
Email: info@pashtanybank.com
Web Site:  www.pashtanybank.com
SWIFT: PIBA AF KA
Address: Mohammad Jan Khan Watt,Kabul-Afghanistan

New Kabul Bank

Type of Bank: State Owned Bank
Docket No: 16001
License Date: 18 April 2011
 CEO:  Mr. Khayber Omar Khail
Phone Number: +93(0) 
Email: info@newkabulbank.af 
Web Site: www.newkabulbank.af
SWIFT: KABU AF KA
Address:  Turbazkhan Share-e- Now, Kabul-Afghanistan

Azizi Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 12401
License Date: June 13, 2006
CEO: Salem Omaid
Phone Number: +93(0) 202104470
Email: info@azizibank.af
Web Site: www.azizibank.af
SWIFT: AZBAAFKA
Address: Zanbaq Square,Kabul-Afghanistan

Afghanistan International Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 11202
License Date: March 22, 2004
CEO: Anthoney Barned
Phone Number: +93(0) 202550255 
Email: info@aib.af 
Web Site: www.aib.af
SWIFT: AFIB AF KA
Address:  Haji Yaqoob Square, Kabul-Afghanistan

Islamic Bank of Afghanistan

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 13703
License Date: 18 March, 2009
CEO: Amir Khalil Rahman
Phone Number: +93(0)
Email: info@ibafg.af
Web Site: www.ibafg.com
SWIFT:  
Address: Shahr-e- Naw, Malalai Zezhantoon, Kabul Afghanistan

Maiwand Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 13701
License Date:  31 December 2008
CEO: Mukesh Verma
Phone Number: +93(0):202700300
Email: info@maiwandbank.com
Web Site: www.maiwandbank.com
SWIFT:  
Address: Charrahi Torabaz Khan, Kabul Afghanistan

Afghan United Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 13501
License Date: 4 October 2007
Acting CEO: Ashok Kumar 
Phone Number: +93(0)202203834 
Email: info@afghanunitedbank.com
Web Site: www.afghanunitedbank.com
SWIFT: AFGUAFKA
Address: Turbazkhan Square Share-e- Now Kabul-Afghanistan

The First Micro Finance Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 11201
License Date: 18.March.2004
CEO: Frank Van Der Poll
Phone Number: +93(0)705010104
Email: info@fmfb.com
Web Site: www.fmfb.com.af
SWIFT: FMFBAFKA
Address: Near to Holland Embassy, Kabul Afghanistan

Ghazanfar Bank

Type of Bank: Private Bank
Docket No: 13702
License Date:       1 March 2009
CEO: Jayanta Ray
Phone Number: (+93) (0) 202101111
Email: info@ghazanfarbank.com
Web Site: www.ghazanfarbank.com
SWIFT: --
Address: Shar Pur Main Road  Kabul- Afghanistan

National Bank of Pakistan

Type of Bank: Branch Of Foreign Bank
Docket No: 24201
License Date: Permitted 1st October 2003
CEO: Gohar Ali Shah
Phone Number: +93(0)0202302729,(0)22302739
Email: nbpkbl.operations@yahoo.com
Web Site: www.nbp.com.pk
SWIFT: NBPA AF KA
Address:  Wazir Akbar khan, Kabul-Afghanistan

Bank Alfalah ltd

Type of Bank:  Branch Of  Foreign Bank
Docket No: 21401
License Date: 21 May 2005
Country M Naeem Seraj
Phone Number: +93(0)202203362, (0)202203363
Email: naeems@bankalfalah.com
Web Site:  www.bankalfalah.com
SWIFT: ALFHAFKA
Address: Shahr-e-Now, 4th District, 1st Zone, Kabul, Afghanistan

 None Banks

Non-bank institutions include FX dealers, financial service providers, e-money institutions and financial service and FX exchange companies.

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