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List of all Licensed Commercial Banks in Kenya

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There is a sum of 44 licensed commercial banks in Kenya as per the statistics of 2019. A commercial bank is a monetary organization which receives deposits from the citizens and awards loans for investment with the intention of making gains. In Kenya, commercial banks are monitored and accredited by the Central Bank Of Kenya. The Kenya Commercial Bank is the most comprehensive bank in Kenya with assets of higher than Kshs 714.3B. KCB also possesses a full customer stand with more than 15.7 million customers in its 250 branches. There are 44 permitted commercial banks in Kenya as per the statistics of 2019. We have listed for you all the 44 accredited commercial banks in Kenya, and it is in these banks below that your hard-earned money will be safe. Here we go:

  1. Dubai Islamic Bank. DIB Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 28th April 2017
  2. Mayfair Bank Limited: Awarded license on 23rd June 2017
  3. Victoria Commercial Bank Limited: Awarded license on 11th January 1996
  4. UBA Kenya Bank Limited: Awarded license on 25th September 2009
  5. Trans-National Bank Limited: Awarded license on 8th January 1985
  6. Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded license in 1910
  7. Stanbic Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 1st June 2008
  8. Sidian Bank Limited: Awarded license on 23rd March 1999
  9. Prime Bank Limited: Awarded grant on 3rd September 1992
  10. Paramount Bank Limited: Awarded license on 5th July 1995
  11. M-Oriental Bank Limited: Awarded license on 8th February 1991
  12. NIC Bank Limited: Awarded grant on 28th September 1995
  13. National Bank of Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 1st January 1968
  14. Middle East Bank (K) Limited: Awarded license on 28th November 1980
  15. KCB Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded grant on 1st January 1896
  16. Jamii Bora Bank Limited: Awarded license on 2nd March 2010
  17. I & M Bank Limited: Awarded license on 27th March 1996
  18. Imperial Bank Limited: Awarded grant on 8th January 1996
  19. Habib Bank Limited: Awarded license on 2nd March 1956
  20. Habib Bank A.G Zurich: Awarded license on 1st July 1978
  21. Gulf African Bank Limited: Awarded grant on 1st November 2007
  22. Guardian Bank Limited: Awarded license on 20th December 1995
  23. Guaranty Trust Bank (K) Ltd: Awarded license on 13th January 1995
  24. First Community Bank Limited: Awarded license on 29th April 2008
  25. Fidelity Commercial Bank Limited: Awarded license on 1st April 1996
  26. Family Bank Limited: Awarded license on 1st May 2007
  27. Equity Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 28th December 2004
  28. Spire Bank Ltd: Awarded license on 23rd June 1995
  29. Ecobank Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 16th June 2008
  30. DIB Bank (Kenya) Limited: Awarded license on 13th April 2017
  31. Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 15th November 1994
  32. Development Bank of Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 20th September 1996
  33. Credit Bank Limited: Awarded license on 30th November 1994
  34. Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 1st July 1968
  35. Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 18th December 1989
  36. Commercial Bank of Africa Limited: Awarded license on 1st January 1967
  37. Citibank N.A Kenya: Awarded license on 1st July 1974
  38. Chase Bank (K) Limited: Awarded license on 1st April 1996 but currently under receivership

  39. Charterhouse Bank Limited: Awarded license on 1st August 1998 but currently under statutory management

  40. Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited: Awarded license in 1916

  41. Bank of India: Awarded license on 5th June 1953

  42. Bank of Baroda (K) Limited: Awarded license on 1st July 1953

  43. Bank of Africa Kenya Limited: Awarded license on 30th April 2004

  44. African Banking Corporation Limited: Awarded license on 8th December 1994

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