Making your success simple


The banking sector in Somalia is showing a significant paradigm shift away from traditional means of money transfer. Salaam Somali Bank (SSB) bears the critical responsibility of leading the way forward in establishing a stable and dynamic banking system replete with dynamic and cutting-edge products and services. 

SSB was established in October 2009 to answer to this need. Whether you are an individual or institutional client, SSB is there to help you as a partner in your success. It is committed to providing the highest level of personalized banking services. We promise to offer customized solutions that meet the unique needs of our clients through the right combination of traditional banking services and special features for the Somali community.  Ultimately, we strive to make your success simple. 

We believe in adding value to the customers’ lives and business through dynamic and competitive products and services that fulfill their needs while conforming completely to the dictates of international standards. 

Run by a team of dedicated team of professionals you can rest assured that your finances are well taken care of. 


To be the preferred Islamic Sharia-compliant financial institution in the East Africa region.  


To be at the forefront of providing Sharia-compliant services in the region, through customer focused and innovative financing instruments backed by trust and commitment.

Core Values

Customer orientation 

Making clients and their needs a primary focus of our actions by developing and sustaining productive client relationships


Having a character of honesty and trust; keeping commitments and behaving in a consistent manner


Generating innovative solutions to work situations; trying distinct and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities


Ability to harness the power of teams by actively helping the team achieve its goal


Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to new work structures, processes or requirements or to work within a new culture


  • First International Bank in Somalia 
  • Data is securely archived subject to strict confidentiality by law
  • Strict and up-to-date Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer procedures


  • Free cash transfers within Salaam Somali Bank branches 
  • Access to all our personal finance and investment products 
  • No minimum deposit requiredLow cost account opening fee
  • Bankcard and on-line banking included in account opening fee
  • All fees are disclosed up-frontNo hidden charges 
  • Customer Service in Somali and English languages available 24/7
  • Representative Office in the East and Horn of Africa region