When you transfer your salary
What does "FREE banking" actually mean?
FREE local and international transfers.
FREE cheque books.
A chance to WIN 2 times your salary every month.
FREE ATM withdrawals anywhere in the UAE.
FREE standing orders.
Accounts and cards
Introducing CBD NOW's awesome accounts and Visa credit card, jam-packed with exceptional launch benefits.
NOW Visa Signature Credit Card
Already banking with us?
Simply head to your CBD NOW dashboard, click the menu in the top right and select the option for "FREE banking offer".
"Absolutely perfect in every way"
"Best service I have ever got from any UAE bank"
"Account open in just 3 hours! Amazing"
Frequently Asked Questions
What is free banking till 2020?
It is what it says it is. It is the waiving of all charges levered by CBD NOW till 2020 for clients who transfer their salary.
What will be free exactly?
FREE banking privileges includes free unlimited local and international transfers.
FREE ATM withdrawal from any ATMs in the UAE.
FREE cheque books.
FREE standing order instructions.
FREE demand/manager's cheque.
What are the requirements of the campaign?
Simply transfer your salary to your CBD NOW LIVE NOW account and all free banking privileges are yours.
Can I use free banking privileges in all my accounts?
Unfortunately, free banking benefits only apply in your LIVE NOW account.
What happens if I want to transfer my salary to my other LIVE NOW account?
No worries, as soon as you transfer your salary to your other LIVE NOW account, all the free banking benefits start to apply in this account too!
How can I get a chance to win 2 times my salary?
Every month you transfer your salary to your CBD NOW Live NOW account you will be eligible to enter a monthly prize draw for a chance to win back 2 times your salary.For detailed terms and conditions please click here
How can I transfer my salary?
Easy! All you have to do is request a salary transfer to your LIVE NOW account from your employer. That’s it! If a clearance letter is requested, go to the bank currently transferring your salary and ask them for a clearance letter. When you get the letter, take it to your employer and you are set. Don't worry, once you submit your salary transfer request, you will receive an email explaining all the required steps including the letter your employer would need. To submit your request: Join NOW in 5 Minutes
I am an existing CBD NOW customer, am I eligible for this campaign?
Of course! Everyone is more than welcome to transfer their salaries and get free banking privileges. All you have to do is to submit your request and transfer your salary.
I am an existing CBD NOW customer, and I have transferred my salary to CBD NOW already. I am eligible for this campaign?
Unfortunately this campaign is only valid for customer transferring their salary after the campaign start date on ‘29/07/2017’.
How can I opt for the free banking offer?
If you are not a customer yet, go ahead and start applying through our app, you will see the campaign details at the end, just click the "I am interested" button and we will help you out every step of the way.
If you are an existing customer, go to the top-right menu in the app, select "Free Banking Offer" and select "I am interested" button.
Are international transfers really free?
All charges levered by CBD NOW are waived. However, as it is not initiated or controlled by CBD NOW, there will be correspondence bank charges during international transfers.
Can I transfer my salary to CBD NOW if I have a loan with another bank?
If you have loan with other bank and if you have committed to transfer your salary till the loan is totally paid, you cannot transfer salary to CBD NOW.
I thought banking was already free, what is the advantage?
You can open an account for free and get LIVE NOW, SAVE NOW accounts and Visa Signature Credit Card for free. Check other charges through our schedule of changes table: Fees and Charges
Where can I find my IBAN number?
Your IBAN and all your account information are available whenever you need them. Just click on the account bubble on your dashboard.
I get paid bi-monthly, am I still eligible?
As long as your total salary is more than AED 10,000, you are eligible.
I have transferred my salary but I am still getting charged, what’s wrong?
Please contact customer support at: 04 348 6666. One of our agents will be there to assist you every step of the way.
I am self-employed, am I eligible?
Unfortunately, this promotion is available for salaried / employed customers only.
I am an existing CBD customer, and I have transferred my salary to CBD already. I am eligible for this campaign?
Unfortunately this campaign is only valid for CBDNow Live Now customers transferring their salary after the campaign start date on ‘29/07/2017’.