Habib Bank AG Zurich Habib Bank AG Zurich


HBZ believes in having a symbiotic relationship with its clients. As our clients grow, their financing needs increase and our customers face new challenges. HBZ recognises these challenges and offers streamlined banking processes in an effort to help simplify your banking needs. HBZ is focused on highly personalised service and access to decision makers, thereby providing rapid decision making and flexibility to assist with your needs.

We provide a wide variety of Accounts, Financing, Trade Finance, Payment and Collections solutions, designed to deliver working capital efficiency through effective receivables management or payables process engineering. HBZ has the right solutions tailored for you.

Manage and monitor your business transactions 24/7 via our secure, eBanking platform: HBZweb, HBZgsm (SMS alerts), HBZtel & HBZfax.

Download the appropriate application form and contact any of our branches to benefit from any or all of the products and services listed below.


We offer various types of accounts that are suitable for all businesses from start-ups, SMEs to large corporates. In addition to local currency accounts, the following accounts can also be opened in all major currencies such as CHF, USD, EURO, GBP, CAD and JPY.

  • Current Account
  • Time Deposit Account
  • Call Account

Perhaps you want to make a short-term deposit to ensure security of cash with interest for a period ranging from one to seven days, one month or one year. In this case our Savings, Time Deposit and Call deposit accounts are just what your business needs.

Get the convenience of instant withdrawals through our Call Deposit Account and make short notice withdrawals from your Time Deposits. Whatever you choose, we offer attractive interest rates with a high degree of security.

Perhaps you require trade finance to expand your business interests. As a businessman you may have to open Letters Of Credit and require finance to cover these. Your company(s) could be considering diversification and would like to Mortgage Land & Building in their possession to cover these. Perhaps all you require is Trust Receipt, Overdraft, Cheque Discounting or Packing Credit.

  • Commercial Loans - short and medium term
  • Commercial rent financing - warehouse, offices, etc.
  • Automobile financing - individual cars or your fleet.
  • Local Bills Discounting
  • Invoice Discounting
  • Guarantees - Tender or Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Advance Payment & Labour Guarantees

Benefit from our various asset based lending and financing solutions designed to address your specific needs.

HBZ provides a range of trade finance services to help its customers finance their growth. To discuss your trade finance needs, contact your relationship manager who will work with you to find the best solution. Whatever your requirements, you can be sure we offer the most flexible trade finance options, structured to suit your particular needs.

Trade Finance services include:

  • Import
    • Letter of Credits (L/C)
    • Availisation
    • Guarantees
    • Import Collections
    • Trust Receipt Financing
  • Export
    • LC Advising & Confirmation
    • Documentary Collections
    • Export Finance

HBZ's international network and extensive correspondent banking relationships can help your business expand across the globe. Our dedicated Group Financial Institutions department can assist you with a myriad of services from Payments Processing to Syndications.

Visit a branch or contact your relationship manager

Our secure online banking platform, HBZweb gives you total control of your account. Delegate authority through Login Management, transfer funds locally or internationally at highly competitive rates, have immediate access to your SWIFT messages, manage your entire trade finance cycle online, pay your staff salaries seamlessly, view and download real-time account information and so much more.

HBZ online services are unique, cost-effective and unmatched - over 120 different online banking services.

  • HBZcms - make secure third party payments at your convenience
  • HBZeLC - manage your trade finance activities online
  • Online Forex Trading - trade currencies in real-time
  • HBZwps - pay your staff salaries seamlessly through the UAE payment network
  • HBZpay - online payroll system
  • HBZeLocker - store sensitive data using strong encryption algorithms
  • Multiple log-in management allowing controlled access to multiple authorised users
  • Push banking service is an event-driven system - receive SMS alerts for the transaction of your choice
  • eStatement - receive your statement of accounts via secure email
  • View and download real-time account history in either Excel™/XML
  • View authenticated SWIFT/FTS (remittance) messages
  • View all your accounts centrally
  • Pay bills in real time

Manage and monitor your account 24/7 via our secure, eBanking platform, HBZweb & HBZmobile HBZgsm (SMS alerts), HBZtel (telephone banking) & HBZfax (automated fax notifications).

For additional peace of mind clients are provided with the highest levels of security through HBZcram - challenge response authentication mechanisms. HBZcram is a unique security feature that uses a combination of the web and a JAVA™ enabled mobile phone to generate an authentication code. Additionally, receive an SMS every time your account is accessed.

HBZcram and HBZsecure key add additional layers of security. HBZ has also introduced a new authentication process called HBZotp (One Time Password)for its HBZsecure Key users in order to further enhance security for HBZweb transactions such as HBZcms, HBZwps, etc.

This ensures that eBanking customers have four levels of security to protect their information and puts the power of access only in the hands of the user. You choose the level and complexity of your security, so you are assured of a secure banking session.

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  • Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Certain products, services and features may only be available in specific countries. We are working on bringing them to your region soon.
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Habib Bank AG Zurich is not affiliated with Habib Bank Limited (HBL)


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