Non-Resident Bhutanese Account

currency you earn is the currency you get.

NRB account is specially designed for those Bhutanese residing outside Bhutan and earning in foreign currency to maintain Foreign Currency (FC) accounts in Bhutan. This account does not require NRBs to be physically present to open an account in Bhutan. He/She can avail two types of account:

  • Non-resident Bhutanese Foreign Currency Account (NRBFC)
  • Non-resident Bhutanese Ngultrum Currency Account (NRBNC)

Currencies and Interest rates

we offer opening NRB account for these currencies

US Dollar


1% per annum

Australian Dollar


2% per annum


0.75% per annum

Great Britain Pound


0.75% per annum

Japanese Yen


0.75% per annum


of opening NRB account.

  • To route all foreign currency remittances through the banking channels.
  • To enable NRBs to maintain FC accounts in Bhutan.
  • To make FC remittances by NRBs easier, safer, cheaper, reliable and profitable.


of NRB account.

  • One can withdraw in $ while traveling abroad
  • No charges while remitting money
  • 100% Repatriation
Opening NRB Account


physical visiting Bank while in Bhutan.

For opening a NRB account:

  • You must first seek RMA’s approval
  • Visit BNB with all necessary documents to initiate the process.

BNB will verify using its KYC norms to determine eligibility and will initiate to open an account.

online via Remit Bhutan.

You can open an account by visiting the link.

  • Select your bank as BNB
  • Upload all necessary documents for verification to be done by RMA.

Once completed, an application reference number will be provided to track the application.