List of banks in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Bank is the central bank of Bangladesh and the chief regulatory authority in the banking sector. The banking sector in Bangladesh consists of several types of institution:[1]

Central bank[edit]

Pursuant to Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972 the Government of Bangladesh reorganized the Dhaka Branch of the State Bank of Pakistan as the central bank of the country, and named it Bangladesh Bank with retrospective effect from 16 December 1971.

Scheduled Banks[edit]

Secheduled Banks are licensed under the Bank Company Act, 1991 (Amended up to 2013).[1]

State Owned Commercial Banks[edit]

  1. Agrani Bank Limited
  2. Janata Bank Limited
  3. Rupali Bank Limited
  4. Sonali Bank Limited
  5. Bangladesh Development Bank
  6. BASIC Bank Limited

Specialized Banks[edit]

  1. Bangladesh Krishi Bank
  2. Bangladesh Samabaya Bank Ltd
  3. Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB)
  4. Ansar-VDP Unnayan Bank
  5. Karmashangosthan Bank
  6. Probashi Kollyan Bank
  7. Palli Sanchay Bank

Private Commercial Banks[edit]

  • Conventional Commercial Banks
  1. AB Bank Limited
  2. Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited
  3. Bank Asia Limited
  4. BRAC Bank Limited
  5. City Bank Limited
  6. Dhaka Bank Limited
  7. Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited
  8. Eastern Bank Limited
  9. IFIC Bank Limited
  10. Jamuna Bank Limited
  11. Meghna Bank Limited
  12. Mercantile Bank Limited
  13. Midland Bank Limited
  14. Modhumoti Bank Limited
  15. Mutual Trust Bank Limited
  16. National Bank Limited
  17. National Credit & Commerce Bank Limited
  18. NRB Bank Limited
  19. NRB Commercial Bank Limited
  20. NRB Global Bank Limited
  21. One Bank Limited
  22. Premier Bank Limited
  23. Prime Bank Limited
  24. Pubali Bank Limited
  25. South Bangla Agriculture & Commerce Bank Limited
  26. Southeast Bank Limited
  27. Standard Bank Limited
  28. The Farmers Bank Limited
  29. Trust Bank Limited
  30. United Commercial Bank Limited
  31. Uttara Bank Limited
  32. Shimanto Bank Ltd
  • Islamic Shariah based Commercial Banks
  1. Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited
  2. EXIM Bank Limited
  3. First Security Islami Bank Limited
  4. ICB Islamic Bank Limited
  5. Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited
  6. Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited
  7. Social Islami Bank Limited
  8. Union Bank Limited

Foreign Commercial Banks[edit]

  1. Bank Al-Falah Limited
  2. Citibank N.A
  3. Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
  4. Habib Bank Limited
  5. National Bank of Pakistan
  6. Standard Chartered Bank
  7. State Bank of India
  8. Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  9. Woori Bank

Non-Scheduled Banks[edit]

Non-Scheduled Banks are licensed only for specific functions and objectives, and do not offer the same range of services as scheduled banks.[1]

  1. Grameen Bank
  2. Jubilee Bank

Non Bank Financial Institutions[edit]

  1. Agrani SME Financing Company Limited
  2. Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Limited
  3. Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Limited
  4. Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited
  5. Bay Leasing and Investment Limited
  6. CAPM Venture Capital and Finance Limited
  7. Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation Limited
  8. Far-east Finance & Investment Limited
  9. FAS Finance & Investment Limited
  10. First Finance Limited
  11. GSP Finance Company (Bangladesh) Limited
  12. Hajj Finance Company Limited
  13. IDLC Finance Limited
  14. Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited
  15. Industrial Promotion and Development Company of Bangladesh Limited
  16. Infrastructure Development Company Limited
  17. International Leasing and Financial Services Limited
  18. Islamic Finance and Investment Limited
  19. LankaBangla Finance Limited
  20. Meridian Finance and Investment Limited
  21. MIDAS Financing Limited
  22. National Finance Limited
  23. National Housing Finance and Investments Limited
  24. People's Leasing and Financial Services Limited
  25. Phoenix Finance and Investments Limited
  26. Premier Leasing & Finance Limited
  27. Prime Finance & Investment Limited
  28. Reliance Finance Limited
  29. Saudi-Bangladesh Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company Limited
  30. SEAF Bangladesh Venture Limited
  31. The UAE-Bangladesh Investment Company Limited
  32. Union Capital Limited
  33. United Finance Limited
  34. Uttara Finance and Investments Limited

Specialized Financial Institutions (Semi Formal Sector)[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Financial System". Central Bank of Bangladesh. Retrieved 9 August 2016.