By providing innovative digital solutions, partnering with VISA and funding tournament infrastructure, QIB continues to strive to make a significant contribution to the success of football’s historic mega-event this year.
lead the charge
As the historic football tournament approaches, QIB continues to play its pivotal role as Qatar’s largest Islamic bank and leading digital bank, supporting the country’s efforts in its preparations to host this historic tournament.
The bank has shown its commitment to contribute to joint national efforts by financing infrastructure projects, as well as launching exclusive cards and rewards in partnership with the world’s leading payment solutions provider, VISA, in addition to its efforts in progress to meet the needs of the local population as well as visitors from all over the world.
Laying the Foundation for Success
Since the beginning of the winning announcement of Qatar as the host country of the next mega sports championship, QIB has been one of the main funders for major infrastructure projects including roads, stadiums and related projects , ports, logistics areas, schools, hospitals and other commercial and business projects and will continue to support Qatar throughout the year, now with amplified efforts to complete all projects well ahead of the match. opening in November.
With the support of its public and private sectors, Qatar is poised to host a tournament that will be remembered for years to come, and QIB is committed to making every effort to help the country adapt to the worldwide influx of football fans, teams and tournament officials to ensure a truly memorable experience.
Exclusive cards in partnership with VISA
Ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and reinforcing its commitment to the local community, QIB has partnered with Visa to provide customers with exclusive cards offering exciting rewards and promotions for a smooth and rewarding banking experience. . As one of the largest banks in Qatar, QIB continues to enhance its customers’ experience by offering exclusive benefits to its Visa cardholders.
Visa Signature credit cards offer unlimited free access to more than 1,000 airport lounges worldwide, discounts at premium hotels and restaurants, and the chance to earn Absher points on spending while customers have the option of paying a minimum of 5% of current purchases and withdrawing money. Additionally, Visa Signature cardholders can enjoy free takaful travel coverage, purchase protection and extended warranty.
Visa Debit cardholders can earn Absher Rewards points online and spend internationally while Visa Prepaid cardholders have the option to load any amount between QAR200 and QAR25,000, in real time via Mobile Banking or Internet Banking.
Throughout 2022, customers can instantly apply for the Limited Edition FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Visa Cards via the award-winning QIB mobile app for a chance to be part of monthly promotions to win exciting related prizes. to this event.
A world of amazing rewards for cardholders
As part of the rewards, QIB is also rolling out an exciting promotion throughout the year, offering customers the chance to experience the celebration of a lifetime by winning “Packages for Two” to attend matches and exciting prizes, courtesy of Visa. Through the award-winning QIB mobile app, new and existing QIB customers can participate in this exclusive promotion by applying for the recently introduced limited edition debit, credit and prepaid cards, or simply using their existing Visa cards to run the chance to win one of the hospitality packages for two to attend the highly anticipated games, courtesy of Visa.
Pioneer of digital innovation
As Qatar’s leading digital bank, QIB continues to revolutionize the digital banking scene, serving the daily needs of its customers, from opening an account to instantly executing personal finance and credit cards. QIB continues to implement its long-term business strategy with customers at its heart, remaining committed to offering the best, fastest and most reliable banking products in Qatar.
As consumer preferences constantly change and banks rise to the challenge of keeping up with today’s digital-driven market, QIB has taken the lead in adopting innovative solutions by undertaking numerous digital banking initiatives and introducing products and revolutionary services in line with its digital transformation strategy. .
With many advanced features to tap into the wider market, QIB remains digitally focused, moving current capabilities online as part of its journey towards a cashless society.
As the demand for a sustainable society also increases and to help address environmental issues, QIB has taken a sustainable banking approach, focusing on digitizing its retail and wholesale products and services – to broaden access for customers, increase resource efficiency, minimize waste and provide better services. service. QIB is committed to further integrating sustainability and environmental, social and governance considerations into the core of its operations.
A new award-winning QIB Mobile
QIB launched a brand new version of its award-winning mobile app last year. Creating a simplified and more engaging user experience, the app takes a convenient “step-by-step” approach with improved navigation to enable easy and comprehensive access to digital services from the bank 24/7 and from anywhere. Where in the world.
The all-new QIB mobile app has received a complete structural overhaul in this latest game-changing update with navigation enhancements that put customers in control of their banking and financial needs. The revamped QIB mobile app aligns with customers who rely more on digital channels and seek seamless integration of digital and physical capabilities.
Rated 4.7 on Play Store and App Store and 4.1 on Google Play, the QIB mobile app is available on App Store, Google Play and Huawei AppGallery. With over 2 million monthly logins, the QIB mobile app has come a long way allowing customers to easily self-register using their active bank/debit card number and PIN.
A myriad of market firsts
QIB is poised to revolutionize digital banking in Qatar with a myriad of premium products and services. Being the first bank in Qatar to introduce end-to-end digital products through its mobile app, QIB has successfully increased customer trust and usage of its digital channels to meet most of their banking, payment and transfer needs. local and international.
QIB is the first bank in Qatar to launch Video Banking through its mobile app, allowing customers to easily video call with a QIB representative for effective real-time advice while applying for Instant Finance digitally through the QIB mobile app .
QIB is the first bank in Qatar to launch Visa Direct, a money transfer solution allowing customers to instantly pay from an account to any Visa card in over 25 countries in MENA, Europe and India. Asia.
QIB has launched the first-of-its-kind “Silent Mode” feature on its intuitive mobile app, allowing customers to hide their account and card balances, deposits and financial details when using the app in public places.
Conversational Virtual Assistant
QIB is the first bank in Qatar to launch a conversational virtual assistant armed with proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms. “Zaki”, which means intelligent, allowing customers to interact with the bank 24/7.
QIB launched the first-ever digital credit card in Qatar on its mobile app to enhance the customer experience and give them the ability to instantly issue their card, use it for online purchases and add it to their Apple Wallet without needing to have a physical card. This innovative new product is part of QIB’s long-term digitization strategy and fits with the strong interest in online shopping seen in Qatar and the Bank’s efforts to reduce plastic.
The digital card is available to all eligible customers to apply and get approved instantly through the QIB mobile app. In addition, customers can view and use card details such as 16-digit card number, expiration date and CVV for their e-commerce transactions, which are uniquely visible to the cardholder and secure. The digital card can also be instantly added to Apple Pay for use either at point-of-sale (POS) terminals in physical stores or for e-commerce transactions.
Business banking is going digital
QIB continued its path towards accelerating the digitalization of SME finance and launching new products offering a complete set of financial solutions and services to its SME clients. These include Merchant Acquiring Services (POS), mobile POS and the online Wages Protection System (WPS) for automatic monthly payroll processing, as well as new co-branded corporate credit cards in conjunction with Ooredoo and corporate deposit cards.
QIB’s SME offering includes a host of innovative products and services to meet the banking requirements of this vital sector, including the Aamaly (My Business) program, which offers tailor-made products and services to SMEs in Qatar.
QIB continues to make a significant contribution to the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) Al Dhameen program, which encourages SMEs to acquire appropriate financing from banks to expand their businesses, in addition to other initiatives launched by QDB to offer easier access to finance for Qatari SMEs.
Corporate online account opening via QIB website
Businesses and SMEs can now open new accounts through the QIB website to simplify the business account opening process.
On the way to revolutionize business banking
• 100% of corporate payroll payments made online in 2021
• 93% of local and international transfers via Corporate Internet Banking in 2021
• 91% digitally active SMB customers
QIB continues its journey towards innovation and sustainability with greater ambition than ever, launching innovative products and services that benefit customers and society as a whole. QIB remains committed to investing and building the right digital infrastructure and ecosystem for a better future.
Share the excitement
QIB is proud to be part of this milestone for the State of Qatar and to offer its customers a unique experience and valuable rewards, courtesy of Visa, while sharing the passion for sport and football. Over the past few years, QIB has been working hard to digitize its products to improve customer experience. QIB’s strategic partnership with Visa and the launch of the limited edition cards is further testament to the bank’s position as the leading digital bank offering the most secure and convenient digital payments.