SARIE Service

SARIE Service

SARIE Service

The Saudi Arabian Riyal Interbank Express (SARIE) is an electronic payment system that The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) made available to the banks operating in KSA in order to process customers’ instructions to transfer funds in SAR in favor of accounts held with other local banks.

Features and Benefits

This service allows a customer to transfer funds in Saudi Riyals between accounts opened in local banks in a secure environment. Some of its benefits are:

  • Instant transfer execution between banks in the kingdom
  • Secure means to transfer funds
  • Available through SAIB internet Banking
  • Automated money transfers using IBAN account numbers guaranteeing receipt of funds by the beneficiary.
  • Ability to execute transfers using alternative beneficiary identifiers (for amounts less than SAR 2500) without the need to add and activate beneficiaries

Eligibility Criteria

  • An active current account in the Saudi Investment Bank is required to use the service.
  • Registration requires agreeing to share some personal data with the Saudi Payments Company (SARIE).
  • To receive transfers up to SAR 2500, a one-time personal identifier set up is required.
  • The Bank of the beneficiary must be among the Banks registered in IPS services

Account Verification

This service allows customers to verify beneficiary name and bank before verification for both quick transfers IPS and add/activate new beneficiary services by entering the international Bank Account Number (IBAN). This services is only available to banks registered in IPS services

Account Finder Service

This service allows customer to inquire about active accounts linked to national ID or Iqama in all the banks participated in SARIE services only.

Fees

Service Fee
Same day transfer through the branch SAR 25 per transfer
Next business day transfer through the branch SAR 15 per transfer
Same day transfer through the Internet Banking/Mobile App SAR 7 per transfer
Next business day transfer through the Internet Banking/Mobile App SAR 5 per transfer
Cancelation or amendment request to local bank via SWIFT messages SAR 20
Inquiry request to local bank via SWIFT messages SAR 20
Electronic transfer through instant payment system 0.5 SAR for 500 SAR or less
1 SAR for more than 500 SAR
Branch transfer through instant payment system 5 SAR for 500 SAR or less
10 SAR for more than 500 SAR

* Charges will be deducted as per customer’s classification.

* Transfers will be subject to funds being available in the account.