Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for support? Please take a look at our frequently asked questions to help you.

Emirates Development Bank is a government-owned financial institution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that focuses on promoting economic development and supporting strategic sectors in the country.

EDB aims to provide financial and non-financial support to key sectors of the UAE economy, facilitate access to financing for individuals and businesses, and contribute to sustainable development initiatives.

We primarily focuses on supporting five strategic sectors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). However, we may consider financing opportunities outside of its strategic sectors on a case-by-case basis if they align with the bank's objectives and contribute to the overall economic development of the country.

Yes, Emirates Development Bank provides trade finance solutions to support import and export activities, including letters of credit, export credit insurance, and export financing options.

The eligibility criteria vary depending on the specific financing program and the nature of the project or business. Generally, factors such as creditworthiness, business viability, and alignment with EDB's strategic objectives and focus areas are considered.

To apply for financing you can either call us or sign in on the website and complete an initial application form.  You will be required to upload relevant documentation.

Yes, EDB offers non-financial support and advisory services to help individuals and businesses enhance their capabilities, improve their operations, and make informed decisions about growing their business. Find out more at our Business Lab

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