ila is a digital, mobile-only bank based in Bahrain, that's built around your needs and aspirations.
We understand how you use technology to help you make the most out of your money. ‘ila’ is the Arabic word for ‘to’ and we are here to truly reflect your needs and lifestyle, evolving with you on your journey.
- Join ila in minutes
All you need is 2 IDs and a selfie, there is no need to visit a branch or sign any documents.
- Instantly issued Virtual card
You will get your virtual card in your app as soon as your account is open, and you can start using it for all your online transactions.
- A cool green card
Enjoy using your green ila debit card anywhere in the world. Use contactless payments to speed up your transactions, making your purchases extra secure as the card never leaves your hand.
- Bahraini Dinar account with tiered interest
The money in your account earns interest, what’s more the interest is tiered. The more you save, the more you earn.
- Open and link foreign Currency Accounts to your card
Open Foreign Currency accounts in two easy steps from your app and link multiple currencies to your cards. Spend in local currencies and have the freedom to explore the world.
- Easy ways to fund your account
Simply use your existing bank debit card, BenefitPay, bank transfer, or fund your account by depositing cash or cheque at an ila ATM.
- Full control of your cards in the ila app
With a few clicks, you can activate, set and change your card PIN. Not just that, temporarily freeze and then unfreeze your card, report a card lost or stolen and instantly order a new one.
- Start saving with Hassala
Open a Hassala and start saving for the things that matter to you most. Customize your Hassala with a name, description and icon to help you keep track of your progress.
- Easy Login
Enable biometrics on your phone to easily login to ila.
- 24/7 Support
We're here if you need us, anytime, anywhere.
Download the ila Bank app now and enjoy banking that reflects you!