What documents do I need to set up a baraka account?

In order to set up your baraka account, you will require a form of documentation to verify your identity. This can either be your passport, identification card, or driving license.

You will also need to provide a proof of address. Inputs include your country of residence,city and street address, and your postal code. To verify your address, you can provide either one of the following documents:

  • Recent utility bill
  • Tenancy contract (or ejari)
  • Telephone bill
  • Bank statement

How can I login to baraka?

In order to be able to login to baraka, you must first register
Click on the login button on the get full access page prompted by the application.

Once you have registered, you can log into the app either via email and password, or use one of the social login options available on the app – such as Apple ID, LinkedIn and Google Login.

How do I register to baraka?

You can register to baraka after having downloaded the application from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

In order to register, you will be required to complete the following steps:

  1. Login: Setup your login details and validate your cell phone.
  2. Personal Details: Complete your personal information.
  3. Validate your identity: Verify your identity by submitting a few documents and a proof of address.
  • For document verification, you will either require your passport, identity card, or driving license.
  • A proof of address can be either a bill from the relevant water and electricity authority (DEWA, SEWA, FEWA, for instance), a tenancy agreement (ejari contract), a telephone bill or a bank statement.

Can I use my social profiles to log onto baraka?

You can log onto baraka using your social profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, or your account on Google or Apple.

In order to choose social login, please follow the steps below:

On the login screen, click on the icon of choice (based on the social profile you’d like to use to log into baraka)

You will have to validate your social profile by logging into the social account you’ve chosen in an in-app screen

How much time does it take for my funds to get transferred?

Bank transfers can take 2-3 working days to reach your baraka account. Like any international bank transfer, payments are processed during normal banking hours from Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays. After business hours, your transfer will be processed the next day.

If you have notifications enabled, we will send you a notification when your money is available in your account.