Sohar International ATM card holders can withdraw up to RO 1000 a day. Our ATMs also offer the following additional facilities:
PIN change facility
Deposit Cash (through CDM enabled ATMs)
Convenience - Deposit cash at any time, any day
Ease of use - Same ATM for deposit and withdrawal
Security - Cash is in safe custody
All Account holders of Sohar International are entitled to an ATM card at the time of opening an account.
You may open an account at any one of the branches.
Sohar International has joined OmanNet which is the new banking platform that replaces OmanSwitch all over the country. Most banks in Oman have already migrated to the new platform or are planning to soon.
OmanNet adds strength to Oman’s banking platform. Customers will enjoy increased efficiency and noticeable improvement in the quality of banking services. Very shortly the new platform will also serve as the gateway to progressive development of technically sophisticated banking services. The benefits of OmanNet can be accessed by any customer anywhere in Oman and participating GCC countries in the GCCNet Switch.
Access to over 1000 ATM’s Teller Machines (ATMs) within the country.
Added conveniences at ATMs like:
1. Registration Procedure
All Account holders of Sohar International are entitled to an ATM card at the time of opening an account. Incase if you have not received the ATM card during account opening, walk down to any of our branch and ask for the ATM Card request form. Fill in the request form duly signed by the account holder and submit the filled in application form in the branch.
You can collect your ATM Card and PIN from your base branch after 4 working days of our receipt of the request.
2. Forgot PIN
In case you forgot your PIN Number, You can call the call center on 24730000 and request for a new PIN. You can also walk down to any of our branches and ask for the ATM Card PIN Regeneration form. Fill in the request form duly signed by the account holder and submit the filled in application form in the branch. You can collect your PIN Mailer from your base branch after 4 working days of our receipt of the request.
Store your ATM card in your purse or wallet where it will not get scratched or bent
With the ATM card, the Bank will provide you with a four digit personal identification number (PIN). The PIN has to be entered before every ATM transaction
When changing the PIN, choose a PIN that is a series of numbers that you can easily remember, but that cannot easily be associated with you personally
Avoid using birth dates, house numbers or a part of your phone number as PIN Numbers
The PIN should preferably be memorised. If you must write it down, store it in a place away from the ATM card
Stand directly in front of the ATM keypad when keying in your PIN. This prevents anyone standing nearby from seeing your personal information
After your transaction, take your receipt, card and money away. Do not stand in front of the machine and count your money
In case you are using a drive-up ATM, get your vehicle as close to the machine as possible. Lock the doors of the vehicle before you drive up to the machine
Do not leave your car running while using a walk-up ATM. Take your keys with you and lock the doors before your transaction
If someone or something makes you uncomfortable, cancel your transaction and leave the ATM. Follow up with the bank to make sure the transaction was cancelled
Your ATM card is delivered to you with a PIN. Customers may wish to change the PIN of their card. They may do this at the ATM using the keypad and the prompts on the screen.
You can carry out the following transactions at all our ATMs across the country: Withdraw cash Request a mini-statement Make a balance inquiry Change your PIN Deposit Cash (Through CDM enabled ATMs)
In the event of loss of an ATM card, the first thing to do is to inform the Sohar International Call Center Phone 24730000 about the loss. This will have to be followed by written instruction to your branch to stop payment for transactions made on the card.
There is a difference between a credit card and a ATM card. With a credit card you get credit for your purchases and receive a bill for them at the end of the month. You also have a credit limit on the credit card. On a credit card interest is levied on unpaid balances after the due date each month.
ATM cards can be used only in ATMs. There are no credit limits and no monthly bills. You can use the ATM card to access money in your savings, checking or current account.
The ATM card is the property of the Bank and is made available for the use of the customer. At the time of the issue of the card, the validity is inscribed on the card like 06/09 or 08/10. This means that the card is valid till and available to the customer till the end of June 2009 – 06 refers to the month of June and 09 refers to the year 2009. Similarly, 08/10 will mean that the card is valid until the end of August of the year 2010.
ATM, debit cards and credit cards can be used at an ATM.
Sohar International ATM Card holders can withdraw up to RO 800 a day and wealth managment customers can withdraw up to RO 1,200 a day.
The Sohar International ATM cards may be used at ATMs of other banks that are part of the OmanNet and GCC Switch.
The use of the ATM card in Oman is free-of-charge for Sohar International customers, both at the ATMs of Sohar International and at the ATMs of the member banks in OmanNet. Cash withdrawals in GCC countries other than Oman will attract a fee.