CBB Volume 1: Contents

Central Bank of Bahrain Volume 1—Conventional Banks
Part A
Business Standards
FC Financial Crime
FC-1 Customer Due Diligence
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If the customer is a natural person, conventional bank licenseesG must obtain and record the following information (in hard copy or electronic form), before providing financial services of any kind:

(a) Full legal name and any other names used;
(b) Full permanent address (i.e. the residential address of the customer; a post office box is insufficient);
(c) Date and place of birth;
(d) Nationality;
(e) Passport number (if the customer is a passport holder);
(f) CPR or Iqama number (for residents of Bahrain or GCC states);
(g) Telephone/fax number and email address (where applicable);
(h) Occupation or public position held (where applicable);
(i) Employer's name and address (if self-employed, the nature of the self-employment);
(j) Type of account, and nature and volume of anticipated business dealings with the conventional bank licenseeG ;
(k) Signature of the customer(s)G ;
(l) Source of funds; and
(m) Reason for opening the account.
Amended: January 2020
October 07
(2 Versions)
Oct 1 2007 - Dec 31 2019Jan 1 2020 onwards
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