Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited

Established in 1987 in Nepal as a joint-venture, Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited is an integral part of Standard Chartered Group that has ownership of 75 percent in the company with 25 percent shares owned by the Nepalese public. The largest international bank, Standard Chartered is currently operating in Nepal.

The bank that has provided the banking services for over a hundred and fifty years operates in many parts of the world and has the network of over 1750 branches (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) in over seventy countries in the Asia Pacific Region, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the United Kingdom and the America.

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited has been providing the banking and finance services and products to the people of Nepal through its nineteen points of representation, twenty three ATMs across the country and more than 425 local staffs. Also, the global network of the bank gives the people in Nepal an opportunity to experience truly international banking services. The products and services offered at the bank has a wide range of choices in consumer banking, wholesale and SME banking that caters to the wide range of customers including individuals, mid-market local corporate, multinationals, large public sector companies, government corporations, airlines, hotels as well as the DO segments like embassies, aid agencies, NGOs and INGOs.


The bank is the first of its kind to implement the Anti-Money Laundering policy and to apply the ‘Know Your Customer’ procedure on all the customer accounts. It also gives equal importance to the Corporate Social Responsibility and has been supporting the projects that assist children, particularly in the areas of health and education along with the projects involved with environment. It had also launched two major initiatives under its ‘Believing in Life’ campaign that are ‘Living with HIV/AIDS’ and ‘Seeing is Believing’ in 2003.

The bank provides the services like saving account, current account, fixed deposit, kiddy bank account, access plus account, diva account and amulya bachat khata. The bank has also been awarded many times for its excellent services and contributions to the betterment of the banking sector. It had been awarded with ‘Bank of the Year 2012 Nepal’ by ‘The Banker’ of the Financial Times, London, FNCCI National Excellence Award 2066-67 by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, ‘Bank of the Year 2009 Nepal’ by ‘The Banker’ of the Financila Times, ‘Best Commercial Bank 2004-05’ by The Boss Magazine – Speciality Media Private Limited, Manager of the Year Award by Management Association of Nepal (MAN) in 2006 on the occasion of its silver jubilee program, A Citation for Outstanding Performance among all the Commercial Banks by Nepal Rastra Bank of the occasion of its Golden Jubilee celebration in 2005, FNCCI National Excellence Award 2003-04, Best Commercial Bank of the Year 2003-04 by The Boss Magazine, National Excellence Award 2002 by FNCCI and many more awards.

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