First International Bank Limited has its Corporate head office at 2 Kairaba Avenue, KMC - The Gambia, West Africa; and the bank is presently pioneered by a dynamic Managing Director/Chief Executive, supported by renowned professionals, businessmen and technocrats as directors, and a crop of competent management team.
The bank is gradually spreading over Gambia's major cities and currently operates branches in Serrekunda, Kairaba Avenue, Latrikunda Sabiji, Brikama, Banjul and recently in Bakau and Basse. All branches/Agency Offices are computerized and electronically linked, with the aid of our software, which makes it easy for our customers to make deposits and withdrawals from any of the bank's locations irrespective of the branch where their accounts are domiciled.
Since its incorporation as a Commercial Bank in January 1999 and commencement of full banking operations on July 1, 1999, the bank has numerous large corporate and top tier names as customers in virtually all the sectors of the economy. We have also continuously encouraged small-scale businessmen and women and contribute to the development of the Gambian economy. Services are in the area of Acceptance of Deposits, Funds Transfer, Trade Finance, Overdrafts, Bonds & Guarantees, Foreign Exchange payments and Letters of Credit on behalf of our customers.
The bank's shareholders' fund stands in excess of D60 million (Gambian Dalasis) and continues to be augmented in line with regulatory guidelines. It’s ranked as one of the most capitalized in the Gambia. It is also note worthy to state that the entire assets - both fixed and floating - are fully insured.
First International Bank Ltd, The Gambia has correspondent banking relationship with UniCredit, Ghana International Bank Ltd, Afribank (Nigeria) PLC, ECOBANK (Nigeria), FIBANK Ltd, Sierra Leone, Liberia, DR Congo and Guinea. With our relationship with these institutions, we are able to give accurate and timely advice to our trade product processing, letters of credits and other foreign exchange matters speedily.
The Bank is also a direct agent to Western Union Money Transfer. With this, our customers are afforded the opportunities to make local and foreign remittances at any of our Branch/Agency Offices.