NMB Kwetu
Diaspora Banking

We are committed to a customer experience that brings us closer to you with every engagement.

NMB Kwetu Profile

A unique service designed to meet the banking needs of people living, working, and/or studying abroad. We offer tailor-made services that allow our Diaspora customers to open, transact, borrow and invest back home, offering well-defined road maps and addressing their financial needs.

We aim to deliver high-level services and seamless customer experience through our digital platforms and dedicated Relationship Managers who are available 24/7.


Digital Onboarding

Digital documents collection portal, the first of its kind for a Bank in Tanzania offering the best turn around time in account opening for Diaspora. Email [email protected] and [email protected] for any queries

Life Insurance

Life insurance cover that offers benefits upon death, permanent total disability and body repatriation at no additional cost. This policy is underwritten by Sanlam Life Insurance. Email [email protected] and [email protected] for any queries.

Worldwide Pesa

Instant International Money transfers allowing customers from abroad to send money straight to an NMB Bank account, an account of another Bank or Mobile wallets of friends and family members based in Tanzania.

Click here for more details on WorldWide Pesa

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Know more about NMB Kwetu


1. Can I request for a mortgage Facility via NMB Account?

Yes.You can apply mortgage via NMB account

By bank to bank transfer or remittance platforms

Yes. It can be renewed by filling Mastercard World Reward application forms

Definitely, at any place where there is presence of a Mastercard ATM network

You can use your account to invest in short and long-term investment opportunities such as FDR, shares etc.

Yes, you can access your account anywhere in the world through NMB Direct or NMB Mkononi if you were registered and you are roaming


Any Tanzanian aged 18, living, studying and or working abroad

Via Diaspora Banking unit or any branch in NMB Network



Definitely, you are allowed to have more than one account in all 4 currencies

Valid passport/Nida, VISA/Permit, Utility bill and Completed NMB Application forms.

Free for accounts that maintain an average balance of USD 1000 and equivalent in other currencies.


  1. National Identity Card (NIDA ID) or Valid Tanzanian Passport
  2. Proof of residence by submitting any of the below;
    1. Visa/or
    2. Resident Permit issued by the respective country authority/or
    3. Any other document issued and recognized by the respective country authority as a proof of residence.

FOR NON CITIZEN TANZANIAN DIASPORA ( Obtain any of the three identification document)

  1. National Identity card issued by a country other than the United Republic of Tanzania
  2. Passport issued by the country other than the United Republic of Tanzania
  3. Driving Licence
  4. Voter’s Registration Card
  5. Employee’s Identification Card; or
  6. Student’s Identification card.


  1. Parent to provide full KYC as mentioned above
  2. Minor’s birth certificate or valid passport for the minor
  3. For Diaspora who is a guardian NOT a parent of the Minor in addition to the above MUST submit a legal document for proof of guardianship.