Enjoy the convenience of having your account information at your fingertips with SMS Banking. Now you can do your day-to-day banking on your mobile from anywhere*, anytime.

Customers who are registered for SMS banking are also automatically registered for SMS Alerts, which are sent for the following transactions:

Banking Alerts
  • Local or overseas ATM cash withdrawal
  • Local or overseas point-of-sale transaction
  • Account balance
  • Salary credit
  • Bounced cheque
  • Modified fund transfer
Credit Card Alerts
  • Transactions on a primary or supplementary card
  • Card payment received
  • Credit limit nearing maximum
  • Credit limit increase / decrease
  • Card payment due
  • Past due date reminder / payment not credited

*SMS Banking is not available for company accounts.

*SMS Banking is only available within the UAE.


    • What are Banking Alerts?

      Banking alerts are notifications about transactional activities on your bank or credit card account. These alerts will be delivered to you via SMS. You can customise your own alerts preferences via Online Banking at standardchartered.ae.

    • How can I subscribe to Banking Alerts?

      Log on to Online Banking at standardchartered.ae.

      Click on 'SMS Banking & Alerts' in the left hand menu, after which you will receive a confirmation via SMS.

    • What are the benefits of Banking Alerts?

      Banking alerts allow you to enjoy timely updates on account charges and identify fraudulent activities quickly.

    • What's the difference between Banking Alerts and SMS Banking?

      You will receive an SMS and/or Banking Alert when transactions have been performed on your bank or credit card account.

      SMS Banking is a service that allows you to enquire and receive information on your savings or current accounts and credit card information via short text messaging.

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