KT Bank AG, Europe’s first participation bank established by Kuveyt Türk in Germany does not charge any money transfers up to 5 thousand euros to Turkey by our citizens living abroad. Mr. Mehmet Oral, Executive Vive President in Charge of Retail Banking at Kuveyt Türk said, “Our citizens working and living abroad are now able to transfer money to their homeland Turkey free of charge and value their savings in interest free participation accounts at their homeland.”
KT Bank AG, established in 2015 in Germany as the 100 percent subsidiary of Kuveyt Türk, the leading participation bank of Turkey, and providing interest-free banking services in the Continental Europe, has launched a brand new service for our citizens living in Europe in cooperation with Kuveyt Türk. KT Bank AG does not charge any money transfers up to 5 thousand euros to Turkey by our citizens living not only in Germany but any European country as well.
“Free of charge money transfer to continue till the end of year”
Reminding that KT Bank AG is the first participation bank in Europe, Mr. Mehmet Oral, Executive Vive President in Charge of Retail Banking at Kuveyt Türk said, “KT Bank AG, our subsidiary, opened its first branch office in Germany in 2015 and is now offering services for our people living in Europe in its Berlin, Frankfurt, Mannheim and Cologne branch offices based on participation banking principles. We will open Munich branch office soon. In cooperation with KT Bank AG, we, as Kuveyt Türk, are now offering a brand new service for all people no matter whether or not they are our clients. Turkish people living in any European countries, no matter whether or not they are client of KT Bank AG are now able to visit any branch office of KT Bank AG and make free of charge money transfers up to 5 thousand euros to Kuveyt Türk. Above all, they can remit the money to a named recipient in Turkey, so it is not required for them to be a client of Kuveyt Türk. Our free of charge money transfer service will continue till the end of year. We believe that our citizens living abroad would show great interest in this new service facilitating money transfers to Turkey.”
Savings of people living abroad grow with ‘Our Homeland Account’!
Stating that, in addition to Kuveyt Türk’s free of charge service for money transfer from Europe to Turkey, they have also developed a product referred to as the ‘Our Homeland Account’ for the citizens living abroad and willing to value their savings in Turkey, Mr. Mehmet Oral said, “Our people living abroad and willing to grow up and value their savings in their homeland may open Our Homeland Account with Kuveyt Türk. They can make free of charge money transfer to such account through KT Bank AG in an amount up to 5 thousand Euros. Our citizens living abroad who are willing to value their savings in TL, Euro, USD and gold participation accounts are able to check their accounts with Kuveyt Türk via mobile and online branch office and make any EFT and money transfers in Turkey free of charge even if they are not in Turkey. Additionally, they can trade in forex and precious metals 24 hours weekdays with suitable margins via mobile and online branch office as well as they can benefit leased safe-deposit box at 50 percent discounted prices.”
What is ‘Our Homeland Account’ and what are its key benefits?
Kuveyt Türk’s ‘Our Homeland Account’ is a service launched in order to encourage Turkish people living or domiciling abroad to value their savings in Turkey.
- Turkish people living abroad may grow their savings in their homeland using TL, Euro, USD and gold participation accounts.
- They can make free of charge money transfer from KT Bank AG brkanch offices to Kuveyt Türk in an amount up to 5,000 €.
- They can use small, medium and large size safe-deposit boxes for a month, 3 months, 6 months and 1 year periods at a 50 percent discounted rates.
- They can give automatic bill payment instruction via Kuveyt Türk’s branch offices, mobile and online branch office.
- They can make free of charge money transfer within the country via Kuveyt Türk’s mobile and online branch office.
- They can trade in forex and precious metals 24 hours weekdays with suitable margins via mobile and online branch office.