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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Cheques FAQ’s

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1. What are the types of accounts with which the customer can request to issue a cheque book?
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All current accounts.
2. What is required to issue a cheque book?
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The account should be updated and the CID / commercial registration should be valid.
3. What is the validity period of a cheque?
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7 months from the date mentioned on the cheque.
4. What are the types of cheque books that Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait provides?
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- 10 leaves cheque book with fee of KD2
- 25 leaves cheque book with fee of KD5
- 50 leaves cheque book with fee KD7
5. What procedures are taken to issue a cheque without enough balance?
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If three (3) cheques are rejected within one (1) year due to insufficient balance, customer will be required to close the current account and be placed on a black list.
6. What are the charges for a returned cheque?
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KD20 will be charged as a returned cheque commission due to insufficient balance or other reasons.
7. Are there any charges for withdrawal cheques with the amount of KD10,000 and above?
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Yes, a fee of KD2.5 is the commission for cashing a cheque worth KD10,000 or more.
Note: These fees do not apply to elderly people and disabled customers.
8. What is the procedure for a lost/stolen cheque?
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Customer is able to submit his request to ‘Stop Cashing a Cheque’ by visiting the nearest ABK branch to sign the required documents and provide a Police Report mentioning the cheque number that needs to be stopped.
9. Are there any fees charged for a request to stop a cheque?
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Yes, a fee of KD5 is required as a commission to stop any cheque. These fees do not apply to elderly people and disabled customers.
10. How can I request the cheque book ?
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You can submit your cheque book request from ABK Mobile application, Online banking or by visiting the nearest branch.