About Us - Al-Ansari Exchange

About Us


Al Ansari Exchange is a leading foreign exchange and worldwide remittance company in Kuwait operating 9 branches and serving its valued customers with the most reliable, cost-effective and quality services.

The company started in the UAE as an offshoot of a flourishing general trading business by the Al Ansari family almost 60 years ago, primarily to meet the foreign exchange and remittance needs of their trading partners and customers, at a time when formal banking was yet to be established in the country.

Today Al Ansari Exchange boasts a network of more than 200 branches worldwide, employing over 3000 multilingual staff, who cater to millions of customers with fast, reliable and efficient service at very competitive charges.

Historic Milestones


The Kuwaiti Dinar was introduced in 1961 to replace the Gulf Rupee.


Al Ansari Exchange opened its first branch in Abu Dhabi Central Market in the UAE.


Al Ansari Exchange adopted an integrated electronic system in all financial transactions.


Al Ansari Exchange launched the first rewards program.


Al Ansari Exchange opened its first branch in Kuwait.


Al Ansari Exchange adopted its new identity and standardized the look and feel of all its branches.


Al Ansari Exchange launched its worldwide Cash Express for worldwide remittance to the global market.


Al Ansari Exchange introduced the first mobile branch and inaugurated the 100th branch in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.


Al Ansari Exchange’s customer base reached 2 million monthly customers globally.


Al Ansari Exchange’s customer base reached 2.5 million monthly customers globally.


Al Ansari Exchange celebrated 50 years of success and service excellence.


Al Ansari Exchange opened its 9th branch in Salmiya, Kuwait.


Launch of the Al Ansari Exchange Kuwait official website

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