General Directorate of Commercial Banks

Preparing certified cheques required in lieu of cash for the citizens or residents to process formal transactions at the government institutions. This type of check is required during services such as passport renewal or issuing cheque books.
Any company or contractor winning a tender for any project implementation, must provide a Letter of Guarantee equal to the total project cost from one of the Public Sector Commercial Banks. This can be done through depositing cash or in kind guarantee.
Any individual is eligible to open a personal account at one of the Governmental Commercial Banks and can obtain cheque books in order to deposit or withdraw funds.